Blog Posts Category: Operating Systems

dreamweaver using ssh key passphrase is not supported

Posted on 5th, February 2019 6:28 PM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: 10, IDE's, Programming

  This article documents the key obstacles I faced while trying to set up my local development environment for general Laravel development.   The Context I’m on Windows 10, with Git installed from and running the latest version of Adobe’s Dreamweaver. Which means installing Git and utilizing Dreamweavers Git GUI. I had this installed previously […]

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Roots Issue #12: Code, styles, not updating

Posted on 7th, December 2017 5:01 AM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu

The Issue Recently, I discovered that when I saved my code it was no longer appearing when I reloaded the website while working locally in development. This occurred along with this error so I thought they were connected.   The Solution It turned out that when you run gulp –production that the Theme begins to look in […]

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Roots Issue #11

Posted on by Spencer Hill

Posted in: Roots, Trellis, Ubuntu

[Browsersync] Couldn’t open browser (if you are using BrowserSync in a headless environment, you might want to set the open option to false) I have built several sites with Roots stack now and suddenly, BrowserSync is no longer working on one of them. However, BrowserySync is working on all the others. So this suggests to […]

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Roots Issue #10

Posted on 17th, November 2017 5:40 AM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu

Today I switched from my Mac to my Linux Ubuntu and attempted to continue working on a Roots site. After cloning it down and using vagrant up to start the server and the site. Then I noticed the sites styling was broken. So I looked at the main.css stylesheet and discovered it was not found. So […]

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Roots Error #4 – composer create-project roots/sage mysite 8.5.3 zsh: command not found: composer

Posted on 5th, October 2017 2:17 AM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: Bedrock, Linux, Mac, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu

This year we began using Roots’ Trellis, Bedrock and Sage to develop and manage websites. So far, I’ve only successfully completed one. But I’m actively working on three others. All riddled with obnoxious problems that seem to appear out of nowhere. Luckily for me, I have four computers. Two Macs, one Windows and one Linux […]

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Switching from Mac to Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 / 17.10

Posted on 14th, August 2017 8:17 PM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: Linux, Operating Systems, Ubuntu

This article will help you configure Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 / 17.10 to behave equal to or better than your Mac.   Context I’ve been a lifetime Mac user. But I wanted to play some games that aren’t available on the Mac, or no model of Mac laptops had a graphics card capable of running them […]

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Graphics Issues with the 2014 Razer Blade

Posted on 8th, December 2016 10:04 PM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: 10, 8.1, Blade, Gaming

If you found this article you’re probably experiencing some form of video card issues with your Razer Blade laptop. I’m sorry. It sucks.   Hopefully you’re not experiencing the issue I am. But if you are, then here is a detailed report of what’s happening, what I’ve done to try and fix it, and what things […]

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Switching From Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks to Windows 10

Posted on 27th, June 2015 3:31 PM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: 10, 8.1, Mac, Windows

This is a follow up to my original article “Switching From Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks to Windows 8.1“.   Note: The article is incomplete and will probably be added to over time.   New Features Password replaced with Pin (optionally). Automatically logged in if your password is correct without needing to select a “Sign In” […]

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Apple Magic Mouse Disconnects from Windows 8.1

Posted on 25th, February 2015 8:21 AM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: 8.1, Operating Systems, Tips and Tricks

My Apple Magic Mouse, connected to my Razer Blade (2014), randomly disconnects and won’t reconnect. It’s irritating, frustrating and makes me reconsider switching back to Mac. I knew it was almost certainly being cause by the sleep settings but I couldn’t locate those. I found a support post when searching for “bluetooth mouse temporarily disconnects […]

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Switching From Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks to Windows 8.1

Posted on 29th, January 2014 12:04 PM by Spencer Hill

Posted in: 8.1, Mac

  This articles was written as a reminder to myself about some of the great tools to use when switching from Mac to Windows. More specifically when switching from OS X 10.9 “Mavericks” to Windows 8.1 “What 8.0 Should Have Been”. (Just kidding about the codename for 8.1 in case you really think that’s it.) […]

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