Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ubuntu Server Time Incorrect

By | November 25, 2015

Symptom: Ubuntu Server edition generates incorrect timestamps. For example, when issuing the date command or using the date() function in PHP. Cause: The server isn’t properly synchronized to an NTP (Network Time Protocol) server. Solution: Install an NTP time server sudo apt-get install ntp Troubleshooting Steps: Installed NTP server with sudo apt-get install ntp Tried… Read More »

Nexus 4 Battery Drains Quickly after Full Charge

By | November 22, 2015

Symptom: Nexus 4 battery drains very quickly after a full charge. Cause: Uncertain. Solution: See toubleshooting steps. Troubleshooting Steps: Checked battery usage. No particular app using too much power. Bluetooth disabled Screen brightness set to automatic. Under WIFI -> Advanced Disabled “scanning always available” Disabled “keep WIFI on during sleep” Uninstalled unused applications

Mint 17.2 Wakes Up a Few Seconds After Suspending

By | November 21, 2015

Symptom: After selecting “Suspend” from the session dialog, the computer goes to sleep and wakes up on its own a few seconds later. Cause: Probably cause it network adapter hardware, driver or firmware. Solution: Uncertain. Troubleshooting Steps: Unplugged USB mouse, keyboard and network cable Restarted PC Checked system log -> does not indicate what woke… Read More »

Setup Samba File Sharing on Linux Mint

By | November 2, 2015

Samba is free software for Linux servers that allows you to share directories and files with Windows workstations, other Linux machines, and smart phones. While the configuration is relatively straightforward, there are quite a few things that can go wrong. This post has the steps you need to get it installed and configured, along with… Read More »