How to Set Proxy in an Ubuntu Terminal?

Yes, because companies like to use proxy but I needed to access the Internet from my Ubuntu running on a VirtualBox. Just a few steps and access can be established: Edit the /etc/environment file with your favorite editor Add the following lines http_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” https_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” ftp_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” no_proxy=”localhost,127.0.0.1,localaddress,.localdomain.com” HTTP_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” HTTPS_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” FTP_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” NO_PROXY=”localhost,127.0.0.1,localaddress,.localdomain.com” Logout and login again. Apt does […]

Create a database and an user with SQL Server Authentication

Again dear Microsoft, why do you harden our life when you could make it easier? Yesterday I was able to install Access Database Engine to connect the .ASP application to its database. But because getting An unhandled win32 exception occurred in w3wp.exe all the times, I thought it is time to change to MS SQL […]

Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL: Use PHP (not) to Connect and Query Data

Back on the road of blogging again. So our client who is a big European organization has Microsoft Azure Cloud services and having consultant company for support. Since we would like to run Moodle we need PHP + MySQL.  We got an Ubuntu app server. Funny isn’t is to run Linux machines in the Microsoft […]

Changing State of an Object on a Different Layer Using Articulate Storyline

So I have the following scenario: I have a layer with a button to show another layer (showing an example).  The new layer does not cover all part of the screen and the button is visible and that might be confusing for the users. So I want to hide the button and when the user closes […]

Change Password without CTRL + ALT + DEL on a Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop

Mr. Gates, Why there is no other option to change a password in Windows except pressing CTRL + ALT + DEL? We are using site to site VPN so we have to logon to VM via RDP and from that VM we can jump to the other company’s VM. Even when pressing CTRL + ALT […]