Author Archives: Adam Oliver

About Adam Oliver

Adam Oliver has been working in the IT field for over 10 years and is a Sales Engineer for Citrix Systems, Inc. Follow Adam on twitter at http://twitter.com/theadamoliver. Find out more about Citrix at www.citrix.com.

ubuntu 10.10 server on XenServer 5.6 FP1 beta

Well XenServer 5.6 FP1 beta is out.  I decided to finally see what tickets I entered during the 5.6 beta for ubuntu support were added.  Turns out they all were!  However there is at least one new patch needed.

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Fix for Provisioning Server bnns.sys stop error

Back when beta testing XenServer 5.6 I reported a stop error trying to run XenConvert on an XP box for PVS 5.1.  The short answer was it was not supported.  Take a guess at what happened next…

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Error 100013 adding X509Anchors cert in Snow Leopard

My office recently brought up an instance of Office Communications Server 2007 R2.  After connecting via my Windows 7 laptop I decided to try Microsoft Messenger on the Mac.  It seems that Apple and MS cannot make anything simple.  Adding … Continue reading

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What can drive Apple’s methods?

I have to say I found the antenna fiasco quite amusing mainly because I thought it would not become much.  However, I always believed that the iPhone market had the potential to drive a change at Apple.  I have read … Continue reading

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xe-edit-bootloader, Found 2 for VM, but only 1 is allowed.

This may come up following my two ubuntu on XenServer guides.  I figured I would explain what is happening and how to fix the error “Found 2 for VM, but only 1 is allowed” error from xe-edit-bootloader.

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Adobe crash in Vista/2008

Recently I ran into an annoying little Adobe Reader 9.3 crash while doing product testing.  My first thought was that the product being tested was causing the problem, but I first started with a Google search to make sure it … Continue reading

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ubuntu 10.04 beta server DomU on XenServer 5.6 beta

I’m one that always likes to test out the latest and greatest.  As frustrating as it can sometimes be, I do enjoy it.  So once I had ubuntu 9.10 server up on XenServer, I wanted to try ubuntu 10.04 server … Continue reading

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ubuntu 9.10 server DomU on XenServer 5.6 beta

I’ve been trying to get ubuntu up an running as a DomU in PV mode under XenServer for a while.  The Citrix blog article is horribly old and some info is no longer accurate.  There are a few key things … Continue reading

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Xen Desktop on ESX backend

Getting Xen Desktop 2.0 Beta up and running on a VMWare ESX backend.

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Joomla Tooltips

In my porting of Zoom Media Gallery to Joomla 1.5 I had to figure out how to recode the tooltips. Here you’ll find the most basic way to fully customizing your tip.

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