WordPress Was Hijacked!

So, I opened up endlick.com and hoped to see some new content – ignoring the fact that I’m the only one who posts here and I sure as hell haven’t been vigilant about it – and saw some ad for insurance. endlick.com is a site where I post shitty content about computer issues and baudy […]

A Foie Gras Sandwich

After a series of fortunate events exactly one year ago today, my wife came home with several pounds of Canada’s finest exports – products like maple syrup, duck meat, maple syrup, foie gras, and maple syrup-related products. Foie gras is a word unknown to most people who have never watched Iron Chef, and for good […]

Start Command Prompt in Another Drive’s Folder on Windows 7

Create a shortcut to cmd.exe by opening your start menu, and typing “cmd” into the search bar. Right click on either “cmd.exe” or “cmd.exe (admin)”, and open the properties of the shortcut. On the “Shortcut” tab, edit the Target; C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k “e: & cd e:\Vagrant” In this case, I want to start the command prompt […]

Install Zabbix on an AWS Instance with Amazon Linux

Amazon Linux┬áis cheaper than the other Linux flavors available in AWS, but the package manager is missing a few things – namely Zabbix. Let’s install Zabbix! UPDATE: Oh, but hold the phone! I went about this entirely the wrong way! As Tag mentions in the comments below, there is a much better way to do […]