Category Archives: Networking

A Truly Free LAN Messenger Cross-Platform Open Source Chat Client

Free LAN Messenger Cross-Platform Open Source Chat Client It’s been years since I had the need for a simple chat messenger client that was FREE and could run on my local area network (LAN) without requiring an internet connection or anything else, just a simple chat client app to chat between workers and office staff. […]

Fix Ubuntu BUG: soft lockup CPU stuck (VMWare Server)

If you have ever logged into your Ubuntu (virtual) server running under VMWare Server and have seen messages like the screen grabs below, I am sure you are not too happy, especially seeing that your server is still running but basically so unresponsive that you cannot even log into try reboot it or analyze what […]

VMWare Server 2 Guest VM causes (Dup!) Ping Replies

There’s still a number of people out there running virtual servers using VMware Server 2. Sure there are newer virtualization products from VMware but nothing beats the free price of VMware server, which is still a very stable and reliable piece of virtualization software. One issue a number of people run into though is an […]