Unbrick Netgear Router


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HTTP Compression

Test if a site has compression enabled:


Enable compression by adding the following line to .htaccess:

AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/css text/plain text/xml application/x-javascript


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Optimum Time Sailing Watch (OS Series 1):
To set the time: press MODE to display the time, hold down CLEAR for two seconds. Press the PROG key to change the hour. (To change from 12 to 24 hour mode  press START/STOP). Once hour is correct, press MODE to set minutes, then press MODE again to set month. Press CLEAR to exit/finalise.

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Responsive Notes

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Mobile web dev



Place before any media queries.

@viewport {
  width: 480px;
  zoom: 1;

Meta tag (better support):

<meta name="viewport" content="width=320">

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width">

<meta name="viewport" content="width=320,initial-scale=1">

// Set zoom to full size
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1">
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– Avoid complete discharge
– Store/re-charge at 50%

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FTP Notes

Proftpd connections:

ftptop – show current connections in realtime in a ‘top’ like format
ftpwho – list current connections

Restart Proftpd (Parallels Plesk/Cent OS):

/etc/init.d/xinetd restart

Active vs Passive FTP:

A good article on this subject can be found here.

MS-DOS Ftp command Passive Mode:

To set passive mode type:

quote pasv
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iPhone turn off auto text resize (html/css)

To stop an iPhone from automatically resizing text on a webpage use:

html { -webkit-text-size-adjust: none; }
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Memory leak Netgear WNDA3100v2 USB Wifi adapter

Version 1.2 of the Windows XP driver has a memory leak – the solution is to upgrade the driver to a later version of the driver.

Version 1.3 (driver date: 05/11/2009, driver version: also appears to have a memory leak (this version appears to leak faster than v1.2).

(System: Windows XP 32-bit, Pentium 4)

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SRV 2019 Error (The server was unable to allocate from the system NonPaged pool because the pool was empty)

An excellent article on troubleshooting this error can be found here:


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