Twitter Updates for 2008-06-26

  • http://tinyurl.com/65dsfp #
  • Finished eating, updating SL, and maybe finally writing a blog entry> 140 characters. Also looks like I’m on the winning side of You … #
  • @brianshaler It is not without irony that-on twitter-“You Are Ell” is thumping “Earl.” And I still have 17 characters left. #
  • Reworking the Drugstore Cowboy logo. That’s my band. #

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Why It Takes So Long … to Teach Staff how to Add Product to the New Site

Ready to teach staff how to add product to new site.

  • Run MagneticOne Store Manager.
  • Can’t connect to new server database.
  • Open phpMyAdmin to add new users to database.
  • Connected OK to database.
  • Can’t ftp to new server.
  • Try to X Window in to enable ftp.
  • Xdmcp is not enabled.
  • Enable it.
  • init 3; init 5 on new server
  • PC X Server Client wants to upgrade
  • Download is super slow because…
  • Adobe Reader has unilaterally decided to download an update.
  • Connect MagneticOne to new MySQL database, without ftp for the moment.
  • PC X Server download is finished.
  • Install PC X Server Upgrade.
  • Adobe Reader interrupts me. I let it install first.
  • It doesn’t want to install because it claims I have an instance of Reader running.
  • I don’t. Ctrl-Alt-Del, find the offending process, and kill it.
  • Finish PC X Server Upgrade.
  • Log in to new server, turn on vsftpd
  • Now MagneticOne Store Manager wants to upgrade.
  • I download it.
  • I install it.

Ready to teach staff how to add product to new site.