Fixing Annoying Linux Server Configuration Issues

Nginx returns 413 – Request Entity Too Large when attempting to upload a file larger than 2 MB In /etc/nginx/nginx.conf , add this line or change the existing line to: client_max_body_size 256M;   WordPress reports The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini. In /etc/opt/rh/rh-php70/php.ini change upload_max_filesize from 2M to a larger number, like 128M Some other […]

Solved: Update Failed Could Not Create Directory WordPress IIS / WordPress Windows

Most of my website work has involved Linux servers. On a few occasions, however, I’ve been lucky enough to deal with a WordPress Windows installation. A common problem I’ve run in to with the WordPress IIS combination is the all-too-frustrating Update Failed Could Not Create Directory WordPress issue. The setup I was dealing with was […]

How I Fixed the “Update Interrupted” Cycle on Plantronics Backbeat Fit

I have an iPhone 7 Plus and was having problems installing firmware on the Plantronics Backbeat Fit. The firmware installation process would make it about 40% through, then the headset would disconnect and go through an “Update Interrupted” cycle, over and over again. Here’s what happened. Part 1. I installed the PLT Hub and Backbeat […]

Your DIRECTV Remote Control is Inexpensive to Replace

I was trying to change the channel with my DIRECTV remote control and it wouldn’t work. Naturally, I swapped out the batteries and tried again. Still nothing. I kept going through my internal troubleshooting checklist until I realized that it was probably time to replace the remote. A Replacement DIRECTV Remote Control is NOT Expensive […]

Patch Cable-Untangle Your Digital Life with a 10-pack of Shorty Cat6 Cables

Whether you’re an average everyday computer user or a networking equipment installer, no one enjoys looking at the jumbled mass of patch cable encircling your computer equipment, often with three or four feet of patch cable slack wound up and secured with tape, twisties, or velcro bands. Patch cable frustrations In fact, all that excess wire […]