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Cisco VPN Client Won’t Connect on Windows 7 x64 via 3g Modem

It turns out there is no support for WWAN connections on the 64 bit Cisco VPN Client (version 5.0.07.0440-k9) so the client will connect but you can’t ping anything on the remote network and you will only see packets showing a bypassed status on the statistics page. Fortunately for some, you can resolve this issue by doing the following:
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Fixing 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot ()

The latest upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 updates vsftpd to version 2.3.5 and they have made a change that requires the chroot directory to no longer be writable which produces this error when trying to connect. They have made an option called allow_writeable_chroot=YES in the latest build that had to be backported to use this functionality.
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Install BackupExec 2012 Agent on Debian 3.0 Kernel

Props to this site for pointing me in the right direction.

Install the BackupExec Agent as you would normally (./installralus) and the installation will complete successfully however the service will fail to start afterwards.

Change into ralus directory
#cd /opt/VRTSralus/bin

Make a backup of libbesocket.so
#cp libbesocket.so libbesocket.so.orig

Install objdump
apt-get install binutils binutils-multiarch

Disassemble the binary to a file
#objdump -D libbesocket.so > libbesocket.asm
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Manually Restore a Clonezilla Image When Destination Partition is Smaller than the Original

Today I ran into some problems with a hard drive that failed in a machine and I needed to restore a Clonezilla image. Unfortunately, the destination partition happened to be smaller than the original image so I couldn’t use the wizard because it errored out claiming I needed to use the -C option. The only problem is that from within the wizard you don’t even have the option to use it. After some searching, I found a few sites that said to use partclone.restore -C -s – -o /dev/(path to partition) and that failed everytime but at least pointed me in the right direction. To make a long story short, here’s a lil’ somethin’ somethin’ that should accomplish our end goal. From the shell, do one of the following:
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Installing Logitech Webcam Software on Windows Server

Recently I had a bad run in when installing Logitech’s software for the Webcam Pro 9000 camera on Windows Server 2003 x64.

After searching online for an hour or so, I found an article that showed the supported operating systems matrix for the majority of their webcams. Unfortunately to my dismay there was no support for any of the versions of Windows Server and when trying to install the software for LWS2.51 you get a nasty little error message saying some garbage about being an unsupported operating system.
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