Zone Transfer from nslookup

posted Jan 25, 2012, 12:09 AM by James Montz

To do a zone transfer from within nslookup;

> set type=any
> ls -d mydomain.com
or redirect to local file;
> ls -d mydomain.com > mydomain.com.txt
> exit

Show Line Numbers in vi

posted May 25, 2011, 9:32 AM by James Montz   [ updated May 25, 2011, 9:36 AM ]

To show line numbers in vi, use the following command;

:set number

To jump to a specific line while in the vi editor, simply enter the line number;


If you wish to persist this behavior, append the following to your ~/.vimrc file

set number

MS Office Old Menu to New Ribbon Reference

posted Apr 13, 2011, 10:52 AM by James Montz   [ updated Apr 13, 2011, 11:09 AM ]

One of the most frustrating things about using Microsoft Office 2010 is the complete re-design of the menu system.  When you have been using a product for over a decade, you get used to where things are, or should be at least.  When there is a major UI revamp, it is very frustrating, time consuming, and makes it much harder to accomplish what you are trying to do.  Somthing that once was a simple series of gestures turns into a orchestrated effort of clicking through different options, tearing through in app help, and Google searches.

I don't know how many times I have cursed at Office 2010 "Where is that @!#$% menu command??!!!!"

Thankfully, Microsoft has put together Office 2010 menu to ribbon reference workbooks to correlate old Menu System commands to their current Ribbon Bar equivalents.

Think Outside The Box

posted Aug 18, 2010, 8:34 AM by James Montz   [ updated Aug 30, 2010, 9:41 AM ]

The origin of the term "Think Outside the Box" is believed to originate from a simple logic puzzle, where you connect 9 dots arranged in square pattern using just 4 lines, and never lifting the drawing utensil.

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See attached image for Solution

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