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How to hang stuff on the walls without nails?

My new place doesn't like us putting holes in the walls with nails. How do I hang up framed art that has some substantial weight? [more inside]
posted by raspberry jam and clothes iron on Jun 12, 2013 - 16 answers

Disabling and enabling php.ini functions using SSH (putty)

I need help disabling php.ini functions using SSH (putty) on my dedicated server. [more inside]
posted by Bacillus on Nov 30, 2011 - 12 answers

Help me build Hoth!

I'm crafting my first real substantial diorama (read: not made out of construction paper and a shoe box) and I need some construction assistance. Bonus! It's the ice planet of Hoth! [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Oct 18, 2011 - 10 answers

bob vila and the like, please advise!

A screw that holds the wood facing facing of my silverware drawer onto the glides broke in the wood. After a long protracted battle, it ended up having to be "chiseled" out, making a big mess, and making a big crater in the facing. Good news, it is on the inside so it isn't an eyesore. Bad news, I have no idea how to fix it. I need to be able to put a screw back in - in that same spot. The crater/hole is about 1/4" deep and about 1" in diameter, and basically is as deep as the screw was drilled. I can't afford to go much deeper to grab into new wood bc it will drill into the front exposed part of the facing. My question is - can I use wood putty to fill the crater? Will that hold a screw strongly? Everything I've looked into about wood filler doesn't really address holding a screw that is used often so I'm not sure. Most talk about using a toothpick or matchstick but that won't work here because the crater is shallow and wide, and there is no hole anymore, just the crater. Handymen and women, please advise! thanks in advance!
posted by dublin on Apr 1, 2011 - 25 answers

Where to get Blu Tack in bulk?

Where can I buy poster putty in bulk? (Poster putty is known as Blu Tack, White Tack, Museum Putty, Zorkai, Prestik, Tack n' Stick, Sticky Tack, etc...) [more inside]
posted by dirty lies on Jan 7, 2009 - 4 answers

Exporting my xsession is this close to working out.

I'm wondering if anyone knows how I might resolve an issue with exporting my X session to a Windows box over SSH. It . . . sort of works, but the vital parts of this particular GUI aren't visible, and I think I've tried every Windows X server known to man. [more inside]
posted by littlegreenlights on Mar 6, 2008 - 11 answers

Best OS for these requirements.

Best *nix distro for SSH, RDC, router and print server. Or i could use windows if that would satisfy the conditions. [more inside]
posted by DJWeezy on Oct 11, 2007 - 17 answers

waiting for the elves.

Leather shoe repair with putty? [more inside]
posted by dirtdirt on May 15, 2006 - 1 answer

How can I access my webmail via a ssh tunnel?

How can I access my webmail via a ssh tunnel? My corporate firewall started blocking ports 2095, 2096, and 2082, but I can ssh to the box that is hosting my domain. [more inside]
posted by seinfeld on Jan 4, 2006 - 15 answers

I have files which continue to appear in Apache but can not be deleted because they supposedly do not exist.

FTP help: I have some files on an external server (Apache) that I am unable to delete because "there is no such file or directory". Yet, mysteriously, they remain. [mi] [more inside]
posted by o2b on Apr 30, 2004 - 5 answers

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