Posts by Jonathan Oldershaw

How to pass VCA-DBT

How to pass VCA-DBT 1V0-701 VMware Certified Associate – Digital Business Transformation Exam. I would like to share with a structure for leaning the essential knowledge needed for obtaining the VCA-DBT 1V0-701 VMware certification. The exam will last for 135 minutes and will ask you 50 questions. The pass mark is 300. When you log…

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LEMP, Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP and Webmin

I started to working with wordPress and Magento and needed to learn both CMS’s. I started with LAMP on Ubuntu on a old PC and then found programs like XAMPP and Wamp.   With all these I think they are all great but there was always something missing for me – when you need to dig…

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Install vmtools on a Debian Linux in vSphere

Install vmtools on a Debian Linux in vSphere 6.5 First you will need to mount the CD-ROM. See my post then return back here. Once you access the cdrom you should see the file VMwareTools-10.1.10-6082533.tar.gz (file name may vary in version number). So the extract the file first copy it to a location. # cd…

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Centos how to make Centos 6.5 have static IP address

Centos how to make Centos 6.5 have static IP address By default the Centos 6.5 doesn’t activate or configure the Ethernet card. This page is a tutorial on how to configure Centos 6.5  to turn on this service at bootup and to have static IP address. Step 1 Edit the file: etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 ONBOOT=yes BOOTPROTO=static IPADDR=192.168.0.5…

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Raspberry Pi Getting Started Tutorial

What is it and how can it be used ? My aim here is to get you up and running with the Raspberry Pi 2 and get you comfortable with using it. Think of the Raspberry Pi as a little computer, like your laptop, phone, tablet or desktop PC. It requires a small amount of…

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Magento maintenance and system recovery

Magento maintenance and system recovery. Yes we’ve been there – that moment when you can’t log in, or you just get a white screen. Or how about the printing message with random numbers. These are three of the most common errors of something wrong. Fixing them is a bit of a dark art and some…

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Magento show errors on magento pages

Standard error message shown when Magento throws an error. There is two ways to see more about how to find out what the details of the error is. Locate the error in the var /log (Option 1). Change the file to have the error printed to the screen (Option 2). Option 1 When Magento throws…

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Making a working clone of a live Magento site

Clone a Magento website Test additional functions without harming a live website. In this tutorial I outline a method I use to create a clone and use this to test changes. Making a working clone can take hours of setup time and does include purchasing a basic PC , but I think pays off in…

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Magento There was a problem processing your request

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Magento Version 1.9.0.1 Admin System Configuration Design Error This a problem existed during a new installation. Although everything seemed fine during the installation of a new theme I encounter the dreaded: “There was a problem processing your request” screen. This was found to be a ‘cache’ issue and the fix is shown below. Locate the…

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