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How to fix Ubuntu/Debian apt-get 404 Not Found Package Repository Errors (Saucy, Raring, Quantal, Oneiric, Natty…)

If you’re using a normal version of Ubuntu such as Saucy, Raring, Quantal, Oneiric, Natty, Maverick, etc, you may have already (and will eventually) start getting “Failed to fetch 404 Not Found” errors when trying to run  apt-get update , or even sometimes running apt-get install , but fear not, it is easy to fix, and here’s how… (more…)

How to use GIT to stash (backup or save) changes, compare files in stash for changes, and restore a single file from stash

So say you have software running on a server that you used “git pull” to get from a GitHub project.  You only use the software and need to make minor changes to work with your particular setup, meaning you don’t submit any updates to the GitHub project.  Well what happens when you want to update that software?  All those changes you make is going to cause issues, right?  Well maybe, but that’s where git stash will come in handy for you… (more…)

Windows Updates fail on Windows XP SP2 (Error Code 0x8024400A)

So just recently I was working remotely on some client’s workstations and had a bunch of problems with Windows XP updates. Turns out Microsoft made it where Windows XP SP2 is no longer compatible with Windows Update! (more…)

How to restart cPanel spamd and reinstall SpamAssassin

Sometimes you will get notifications from cPanel whenever a service goes down. One of those that I find is the most common would be spamd. If you have notifications setup on your cPanel server for spamd you probably have gotten an email similar to this before: (more…)