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luke.geek.nz


An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. Ubuntu – Out of range

      This issue is commonly caused by the screen resolution settings in Ubuntu becoming too high for the actual monitor. This guide is written with the Ubuntu Live CD and version 12.10 in mind. During start-up select your language when prompted. Press F6 (Other Options) At the end of the command line type: vga=791 Press Enter Ubuntu should now boot with a resolution of 1024 by 768 (32bit). Click “here” for a Wikipedia link to...…


  2. How to hide PHP errors on a WordPress installation

    Using an FTP client – such as Filezilla log in to your website. Navigate to your WordPress directory Right click wp-config.php Select Edit Add:  @ini_set(‘display_errors’, 0); to the wp-config document – up the top is fine. Now save the document, your FTP client should now upload the changes and any PHP errors you may be displaying will be hidden. …


  3. How to import a CSV into iMail

    First – make sure iMail is closed. Open Finder Go to your OSX install HDD and navigate to: Applications Open Address Book Click on File Click Import Navigate to the location of the saved CSV (Comma Separated Values) and select it. Select Open You have now successfully imported your contacts into iMail. …


  4. How to connect a Kindle to Wifi

    Press the Home Button Press the Menu Button Select Experiment Select Launch Browser Press Menu Select Bookmarks Here you can either select a pre-selected Bookmark or enter the URL of an address you want to go to. The Wifi dialog will then launch allowing you to select your Wireless Access Point and enter in your security key (remember the security key is case sensitive). …


  5. iPhone/iPod – App Store is in Chinese

    Launch App Store Select Featured (left most option – down bottom) Scroll to the bottom and select your account (the button is centered and long) Here you can change your Account country. If the above doesn’t work – you need to either create a new iTunes account temporarily or borrow someone’s. On the iPhone/iPod go to Settings Select iTunes & App Store Log in with an English apple account. Open App Store   The App Store will switch...…