Monthly Archives: July 2020

Chinese handwriting keyboard on amazon fire tablet

It took me a little effort to find this, so I figured that I would do a blog post on it. It’s pretty easy to do. Just follow the instructions on installing Google Play Store. You can find plenty of … Continue reading

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My travel packing checklist

I wrote this list mainly for myself, but thought maybe others could benefit from this. No matter how much experience you have traveling, I think you’ll always run into something you forget. Hopefully this list can help you minimize those … Continue reading

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Use yum to manage your packages and stop using rpm!

I hate seeing the RPMDB altered message when doing yum updates! Transaction Summary ======================================================================================================================= Install 1 Package Upgrade 1 Package Total size: 309 M Is this ok [y/d/N]: y Downloading packages: Running transaction check Running transaction test Transaction test succeeded … Continue reading

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Solaris pkg upgrade fails with “maximum number of instances of the package which may be supported at one time on the same system has already been met” message

This message is pretty awesome, isn’t it? You can get this message when trying to upgrade a package. At least that’s what happened to me. username# pkgadd -d . The following packages are available:   1  pkgname          pkgname                           (sparc) … Continue reading

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