Mildly interesting things from week 2 of 2021
Here's a list of articles and videos that I found interesting from the first week of 2021
Check Proxmox servers are on the same version - ZFS needs to be same version or higher on the destination server. I have already moved any OS installs from my
Open Regedit as an adminstrative user by clicking Start, then typing regedit and pressing enter/click on the regedit icon Start > type regedit > press enter or click iconNavigate
Here's another list of videos and articles that I watched / read during June, starting with a new track from Run The Jewels' fourth album; Ooh LA LA by Run The
List of articles and videos from May 2020. I started watching Sudoku videos in early lockdown to pass the time, maybe they have peaked with this 'Miracle Sudoku' video though:
List of links and videos of some interesting things from April 2020. Month is dominated in reality by Coronavirus and my internet history is littered with articles and news stories
A few things that I find a pain in Firefox on Ubuntu (coming from using Windows at work everyday) Navigate to about:config by typing it in the URL bar, read the warning and continue. Search for the settings and change as appropriate. UK
This post has come about as I need to migrate over from my previous DynamicDNS service after the prices increased significantly following the end of my initial offer period. I'm
I'm building a Proxmox server to replace my baremetal Ubuntu server. Proxmox is a virtualisation environment enabling the use of virtual machines and containers all running on the same machine.
I was getting a bunch of errors when trying to update my system, and updates were failing. It asked me to run sudo apt-get -f install to resolve but still failed. The relevant part of the error is below: dUnpacking linux-image-4.4.0-127-generic (4.
If you're finding the Plusnet Hub One is not up to scratch, it's possible to swap with another router, even an old BT Smart Hub. The features similar between these
I installed the basic version of Ubuntu Desktop, this came without loads of extra software that I didn't need or want (Amazon, LibreOffice etc.) However, when I came to watch YouTube I wasn't able to due to lack of HTML5 support. HTML5 support can
This is probably quite specific to my server setup, noted for future reference. If you aren't using LVM, or have multiple Logical Volumes on your Volume Groups then it might not work so smoothly... My server is set up with a couple of Volume
I thought this was a good idea as I didn't think my WSUS / SUP configuration was working after upgrading the Server from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. I reinstalled WSUS and SUP as below, but what I should've done first was check the Microsoft
Last year I made a list of (totally generic) things to try to achieve in 2017, as I achieved almost none of it I'm going to make an almost identical list for this year. Cycling goals Starting with the positive, as this is my
Exchange 2007 let me add normal Active Directory Security Groups to Shared Mailboxes, so that's how I created them all in the past, but this is not quite the correct way - In order to assign access through the Exchange Admin Center the Group
Nice and simple PowerShell one-liner to create mailboxes for everyone in an Active Directory Organisational Unit (useful for Mail-enabling a few hundred Student accounts in one hit). On your Exchange server, open the Exchange Management Shell and run this command Get-User -OrganizationalUnit "OU=
Here's what I needed to do to get the LetsEncrypt client working on IIS (8.5) Manually create the well-known folder which is required for Lets-Encyrpt to validate your domain. Create this in the root of your site - e.g. C:\inetpub\wwwroot\
First steps, ensure everything on the server is up to date: sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade Then make sure that your hostname is set so you'll be able to access your server over the web, update external DNS records so that
After installing the Windows Creators update I found that "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows" stopped working - when running from the Start Menu the window instantly closed, when running from CMD with normal user permissions it came back with the 0x80070002 error.
How I've been installing and updating the YouTubeTV plugin on Ubuntu Server 16.04... Download the latest tar.gz release of the plugin from the author's GitHub page here wget https://github.com/kolsys/YouTubeTV.bundle/archive/v4.6.tar.gz Extract the file
Get the link for the latest version of Plex from the download page. (Look for the Linux link, find the correct Ubuntu version and right-click > Copy Link Address) Download the latest version of Plex using wget (and paste the link into the terminal
A bit of accountablity to help me stick to my goals. This is a good read - about not setting goals, it seems to make sense so I've adapted a few of my goals to be a bit less vague. Be healthier Running -
I was trying to find out how to try the Gnome desktop environment on Ubuntu but couldn't find much. Here is what I did to try it, but don't do it! The best way try Ubuntu with Gnome is to just install Ubuntu Gnome.