To successfully import a "maildir"-type of mailbox into Outlook, you first need an intermediate step. The intermediate step involves the conversion of the "maildir" mailbox into the "mbox" format first. Once you have the single mbox-file, you can then extract the *.eml messages (& subsequently open them with Outlook).   1) "maildir" To… Read More

If you want to join your system to an Active Directory Domain, BUT you don't wanna lose your data & restart from scratch (ie. your Desktop, files, settings, shortcuts, you-name-it), here's how.   Gimme fuel. Before actually doing your real Local User Account to Domain User Account "profile migration", make yourself a favour — do a… Read More

The following is just some random advice derived from my experience on dealing with email-related issues. More specifically, here I'll be referring to exim (a very popular mail daemon), Cpanel/WHM & CentOS. Check if the user & password combination is correct. Check if the SMTP Authentication is enabled. Check if the User's mailbox is full.… Read More

Thanks to the following (awesome) blog post:, today I was able to add/show non-indexed network locations into my Documents Library. This workaround is especially useful whenever you're storing, say, your family Pictures on a (Linux-based) NAS that does not support indexing. For convenience’s sake, I’ll report what's involved the way "it worked for me":… Read More

  If jailbreaking your iPhone 4 is not enough and you wish to squeeze that little small extra performance off it, then proceed as follows... 1. Login (SSH) into your iPhone. SSH to your iPhone with your favourite SSH client.   2. Create a New "backup dir" to which to move some useless daemons. Why… Read More

  Today I was messing with Google Drive and the Windows Libraries.   My idea was to integrate both products so I could access my data from everywhere. If you want to skip the details and jump to the conclusion, please refer to the heading named SOLUTION (or How to correctly integrate your "My Documents"… Read More

  When you play with Hyper-V 2012 Virtual Machines on your lab, it is a best practice to use Dynamically expanding Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs) for your VMs. The difference in performance is simply unjustifiable. 'Though, the moment you start Installing/Uninstalling Applications & Adding/Removing Data on your VMs (based off dynamic VHDs), those VHDs start… Read More

  By default, Windows Server 2012 comes without a security solution. This is especially important if you use 2012 as a robust workstation OS for your studying needs. So, to protect your time-consuming lab-rat experiments, you might feel left "high and dry". 'Though not everything is lost, since there are 2 hacks you might wish… Read More