Visual Studio update to 15.5.3 breaks donet core 2.0 solution

I came across an issue after updating my Visual Studio version to 15.5.3 which would cause my solution to throw an exception whenever it tried to access the database. System.IO.FileLoadException: ‘Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Data.SqlClient, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a’. The located assembly’s manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131040)’ The fix for this is nice and easy, you just need to install the NuGet (V4.4.2) package System.Data.SqlClient.

Custom WordPress Installer for Virtualmin GPL

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This WordPress installer for Virtualmin has been doing the rounds online for years, but it is slowly disappearing, so I figured I would post it here for easy access. I have made some minimal changes so that is downloads the latest version from WordPress and checks for PHP7 and PHP5 Download here: Install it here: /usr/libexec/webmin/virtual-server/scripts/ Then, login to Virtualmin -> Installer Scripts and there will be “WordPress” option

The easiest way to move a game in Steam

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If you need to move a game from one harddrive to another this is extremely easy to do. Decide where you want the files to be stored this needs to be done through steam as follows: Settings -> Downloads -> Steam Library Folders click Add Library Folder Navigate to your new steam folder and create a folder in steamapps called common Head to your current steam folder and find the game you want to move. You will probably find it … Read More

How to disable or enable hiberation in Windows 10

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So on my Desktop PC i don’t need to hibernate the pc as it’s fast enough from a cold boot, and as my SSD was getting a little full i decided to disable Hibernation freeing up nearly 12GB! Some examples of how much space this can take up: If you have 8GB of RAM then it would use 6GB of your harddrive. If you have 16GB of RAM then it would use 12GB of your harddrive. Windows allocates 75% of … Read More

Install PHP 7.0 on CentOS 7 + Virtualmin (Multiple PHP Versions)

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So I finally decided to move my blog over to PHP 7.0, I’m a little slow when it comes to making changes on my server however I have been running PHP 7.0 on the work server for a while and it seems to be faster than the old PHP 5.6. If you would like to know how it’s done then read below as it extremely easy and took me literally less than 5 mins to do… So first off login … Read More

How to make Google Recaptcha responsive

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I have come across this problem several times while building responsive websites, where the Google Recaptcha overflows it’s container which doesn’t look great, so after some searching i have found a solution online with thanks to the Geek Goddess First off make sure the following class is present on your Google Recaptcha div: g-recaptcha Then in your style sheet add the following style: @media screen and (max-height: 575px){ #rc-imageselect, .g-recaptcha { transform:scale(0.77); -webkit-transform:scale(0.77); transform-origin:0 0; -webkit-transform-origin:0 0; } } That’s it… … Read More

Virtualmin error when managing SSL certificates

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I was greeted with the following message when i went to update one of my SSL certificates in Virtualmin. Error – Perl execution failed Undefined subroutine &virtual_server:: get_all_service_ssl_certs called at /usr/libexec/webmin/virtual-server/cert_form.cgi line 95. This is a nice and easy fix: simple restart webmin from the command line, on CentOS I accomplished by: service webmin restart

A little housework

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I have done a little housework on here, so i have finally updated the portfolio to show off a small selection of my work, I will add to this as time goes on. I have also made a rubish logo to replace the text on the header, i have also enabled the top bar and moved the Github link up there along with my social profile links. I plan starting from next year to post updates more regularly relating WordPress, … Read More

Released a working version of TaskFreak 0.94

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I have released a working version of TaskFreak 0.94, it is tested with MySQL 5.5. It can be found here on my GitHub page. The fix consisted of replacing the line: TYPE=MyISAM with the line: ENGINE=MyISAM In the following 2 files: mysql.init.php and mysql.init.sql

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