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I am Josh, a Systems Engineer for Amazon.com. Prior to that I was Chief Technology Officer and the senior software developer for Digital Fruition, LLC. I specialize in PHP, JavaScript, CSS, Ruby, Linux, Mac OS X, VMware and more.

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Oct
27
comment How do I install VMware Tools in an Ubuntu VM running in VMware Fusion?
That's odd. What you want is /media/cdrom1 but it's empty!
Oct
27
answered Increase number of maximum apache requests?
Oct
27
answered Increasing the number of Apache requests?
Oct
27
comment Increasing the number of Apache requests?
Just out of curiosity where does the "250(ish)" limit come from? I haven't heard of that before.
Oct
27
comment How do I setup Linux running in a VMware Fusion VM so directories created in shared storage have write access?
Ah ha, that's probably what the issue is.
Oct
27
comment How do I install VMware Tools in an Ubuntu VM running in VMware Fusion?
Personally I always use VMware's tools. It's very simple to install them and that way you're sure you're using supported software.
Oct
27
answered How do I install VMware Tools in an Ubuntu VM running in VMware Fusion?
Oct
27
comment How do I install VMware Tools in an Ubuntu VM running in VMware Fusion?
This is the proper way to do it
Oct
27
comment Needs to restrict accessing to webadmin (Icewarp merak)
I second the apache / other web server proxy idea
Oct
27
comment Apache2 quietly breaking, won't make apache2.pid
What are the permissions on /var/run ?
Oct
27
answered Meaning of “Filesystem” command in process accounting data
Oct
27
answered How do I setup Linux running in a VMware Fusion VM so directories created in shared storage have write access?
Oct
23
comment Split VMWare's Hard Drive
This is overkill. You can easily convert an existing disk without creating a whole new virtual machine.
Oct
23
comment Split VMWare's Hard Drive
My VMware Server 2 machine also has vmware-vdiskmanager
Oct
23
comment Large number of snapshots on a ZFS system
Thanks a lot! I wish I could have accepted both your answer as well as TRS-80's answer... But your was almost equally as helpful!
Oct
23
comment Large number of snapshots on a ZFS system
Awesome, thanks! I accepted your answer because of the link.
Oct
23
accepted Large number of snapshots on a ZFS system
Oct
23
asked Large number of snapshots on a ZFS system
Oct
23
comment send email as root in Debian
Great. It's safer that way also.
Oct
23
answered Split VMWare's Hard Drive