This post is going to cover how to find out your local MAC address on your PC as well as any machine that you can talk to.
Archives for September 2009
If you get the error installing Ubuntu Linux: – “This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU” it means you are trying to install a 64bit version of ubuntu on the virtual machine.
I want to personally thank Chris from CSS-Tricks for the info on preventing wrapper collapse when using float objects. I was recently watching his amazing video series on creating WordPress themes and he talked briefly on this issue. I had a “that’s how you do that” moment. As the name of the post implies there is an “issue” when you use a “wrapper” around floated objects. The wrapper object becomes as wide as the floats but collapses to 0px high. This typically is only an issue if you are using a background image for the “wrapper” because the wrapper doesn’t exist because it is 0px high.
HTML Boxes are the building blocks of design in most modern web pages. So many people don’t remember the difference between the “main area”, “border”, “padding” and “margin”. Today’s lesson will go over the differences and a visual reminder of what each looks like.
I just started using Virtual PC for Windows 7. So far I have to say I have been liking it a lot. The only issue I don’t like (This is a RC version) is that there is no 64bit support. That being said I installed Windows 2008 Server in a virtual machine. I wanted to clone it quickly and without much pain. Here’s how to do it: