Arthur's Journal

A journal of all the tidbits of information I gathered through the years.

Entries for the ‘Software’ Category

Vmware Workstation Favorite (Inventory) List Location

I had to migrate my virtual machines folder to another drive to free up space. Since I have quite a few virtual machines, I did not want to add them back manually. Doing a quick Google search did not turn up where the favorites (inventory) list was located. Digging around under my profile I was […]

Windows Apache forbidden error on fresh install.

You may be wondering why you are getting HTML Error 403 ‘Forbidden, you do not have permission to access / on this server’ even though you have a file in your directory or document root setup correctly. The issue is the install by default restricts access to everything as you can see in the following […]

Block ads with DD-WRT

I have been using a windows host file to block ads on websites for a while now.  The host file ( redirects most ad links to instead of their IP address.  By doing this, it shows either a blank page or “page can not be displayed” instead of the normal advertisements. I wanted to […]

Linux on Microsoft VirtualPC

Use Text Mode or Safe Mode to install Linux.

ISC-DHCP Programming Notes

Here are some programming notes that I have collected working with ISC-DHCP at my job that may come in handy. If you put this code in the dhcpd.conf file (Located at /etc/dhcpd.conf in RedHat/CentOS or /etc/dhcp3/dhcpd.conf in Ubuntu) if known { log (info, concat (“HOSTNAME: “, host-decl-name, ” on “,binary-to-ascii (10, 8, “.”, leased-address),” at […]