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Cross-Platform, Linux Administration, Virtualization (Virtualisation), Windows Administration »

[4 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

No it’s not open source but it is available for both Linux and Windows.
IncentivesPro make a product I recently used for a Virtual Desktop Thin Client Implementation. That is USB Redirection for Remote Desktop. It uses a proprietary client/server and so I used Windows XP embedded thin clients to redirect specialised USB Thermal Laser Printers to the Vista Virtual Machines. The website looks a bit underwhelming but the product is flawless and it’s priced much better than their competitors. If you have more time than I did, it’s likely you …

Apache, Linux Administration, Web Development »

[4 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

mod_rewrite is a powerful Apache module that gives you the power over the URL’s displayed to your visitors to your site.
Much has been written already by many people using both examples and tutorials of the basics. The aim of my addition, as always is primarily for my own notes and secondarily to explain why you want to use mod_rewrite for SEO ranking retention.
Let’s say you have a website that enjoys well ranked pages and a lot of traffic via google or has a great deal of Backlinks from other …