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VMware

VMWARE Windows 98 Sound Fix

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This method has been tested on VMWARE Fusion 8 as well as 10. Full credit to dada78641 and poentaEosei. My Windows 95 version of this guide can be found here.

VMWARE Sound fix for Windows 95

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I know Windows 95 is over 21 years old but I had some legacy software I wanted to try out. When using VMWARE Fusion or workstation there are well documented ...

VMware Windows 2000 Virtualisation

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I have been virtualising an application that only runs on Windows 2000. I hit a number of problems including missing files when I try to install VMware Tools...

Kali 2.0 on Windows & Mac

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I have been playing with some penetration testing tools lately. The most common distribution is Kali Linux. If you are just getting started with Kali Linux I...

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gandi

Setting up DNSSEC on Gandi Live DNS

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Gandi launched a new platform called Live DNS a couple of years ago, it has been improving all the time. Is is part of their V5 upgrade. While Gandi have now...

Managing Gandi NodeJS Applications

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Gandi run NodeJS applications using forever. When updating your application with any change, such as adding a new theme, it won’t work until the application ...

Gandi and Ghost SMTP settings

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Although all the information is out there using Gandi’s simple hosting, its scattered and despite the name not that simple or obvious! Here is a code snippet...

Setting up Ghost with Gandi Simple Hosting

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The Gandi guides on using NodeJS and MySQL seem to be outdated and it fails on Gandi simple hosting without some tweaking. Here is a simple guide on how to d...

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ubuntu

Ubuntu Live Patch Linode Quick Tip

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Canonical, the commercial arm behind Ubuntu have made the Livepatch Service a few years ago. This allows you to live patch your kernel without rebooting. It ...

Quick tip - Apticron - Handy hints and tips

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Apticron is a great tool, it will automatically e-mail you an alert if you have outstanding packages that need upgrading on a *nix systems. Some useful tips ...

Adding a swap partition to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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After trying to upgrade Ghost to the latest version I found NPM (the package manager for node) kept crashing and simply said killed. After much head scratchi...

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apple

Avoiding ReadyNAS Time Machine Problems

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Often when using network attached storage (NAS) devices that are not official Apple Time Capsules errors seem to appear. Although I don’t have absolute concr...

Apple Keyboard with Mac & Apple TV

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If you have a Mac in close range to Apple TV and you want to use the same bluetooth keyboard with both it can be a bit of a pain. If you have a mouse connect...

Kali 2.0 on Windows & Mac

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I have been playing with some penetration testing tools lately. The most common distribution is Kali Linux. If you are just getting started with Kali Linux I...

OS X BootCamp Windows 8 to Windows 10 Upgrade

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Today I installed bootcamp. It did not go as smoothly as expected. Although Apple’s support documentation at the time of writing just said follow the upgrade...

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quick-tip

Quick tip - Apticron - Handy hints and tips

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Apticron is a great tool, it will automatically e-mail you an alert if you have outstanding packages that need upgrading on a *nix systems. Some useful tips ...

Managing Gandi NodeJS Applications

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Gandi run NodeJS applications using forever. When updating your application with any change, such as adding a new theme, it won’t work until the application ...

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debian

Quick tip - Apticron - Handy hints and tips

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Apticron is a great tool, it will automatically e-mail you an alert if you have outstanding packages that need upgrading on a *nix systems. Some useful tips ...

Lets encrypt change e-mail

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A quick tip, if you need to change your Lets encrypt e-mail you can do it with certbot using the following command:

Moving a Nessus 6.x Installation

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Today I had to move a Debian based Nessus installation on a physical Machine to a virtual one. After a bit of head scratching I came up with a method. I cou...

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DNS

Setting up DNSSEC on Gandi Live DNS

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Gandi launched a new platform called Live DNS a couple of years ago, it has been improving all the time. Is is part of their V5 upgrade. While Gandi have now...

DNSSEC and PowerDNS

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I’ve been running PowerDNS for a couple of months now including DNSSEC. Here is how I set it up and how to avoid the pitfalls I fell into.

CAA Records

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Put simply Certification Authority Authorization or CAA is a special type of DNS records that allows you to inform a certification authority if they are allo...

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Ghost Blog

Setting G Suite Relay up in Ghost

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Setting up a Google WorkSpaces (formally GSuite and prior to that Google Apps) is easy in Ghost. Simply configure G Suite to allow the IP address of the serv...

Ghost with MySQL

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I have recently been trying ghost as an alternative to Wordpress. Although I still run a fair few wordpress sites and can’t see it replacing times where you ...

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windows

VMWARE Windows 98 Sound Fix

less than 1 minute read

This method has been tested on VMWARE Fusion 8 as well as 10. Full credit to dada78641 and poentaEosei. My Windows 95 version of this guide can be found here.

VMWARE Sound fix for Windows 95

1 minute read

I know Windows 95 is over 21 years old but I had some legacy software I wanted to try out. When using VMWARE Fusion or workstation there are well documented ...

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Microsoft

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western-digital

WD MyBook FTPS setup

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Before you begin you need to make sure FTP and SSH are enabled on your live book. Doing this is well documented here so I won’t go into it. I also posted thi...

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wd

WD MyBook FTPS setup

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Before you begin you need to make sure FTP and SSH are enabled on your live book. Doing this is well documented here so I won’t go into it. I also posted thi...

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mybook

WD MyBook FTPS setup

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Before you begin you need to make sure FTP and SSH are enabled on your live book. Doing this is well documented here so I won’t go into it. I also posted thi...

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nginx

Remove Varnish Headers

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A quick tidbit which is great from a security point of view is to remove the versions of software you are running. If you use varnish this is easy to do. thi...

Getting an A+ on SSL Labs using LEMP

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When it comes to securing a website in transit encryption is an important part. Secure Socket Layers or SSL is the technology that enables this. If Ivan Rist...

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mysql

Ghost with MySQL

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I have recently been trying ghost as an alternative to Wordpress. Although I still run a fair few wordpress sites and can’t see it replacing times where you ...

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varnish

Remove Varnish Headers

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A quick tidbit which is great from a security point of view is to remove the versions of software you are running. If you use varnish this is easy to do. thi...

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os-x

OS X BootCamp Windows 8 to Windows 10 Upgrade

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Today I installed bootcamp. It did not go as smoothly as expected. Although Apple’s support documentation at the time of writing just said follow the upgrade...

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kali

Moving a Nessus 6.x Installation

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Today I had to move a Debian based Nessus installation on a physical Machine to a virtual one. After a bit of head scratching I came up with a method. I cou...

Kali 2.0 on Windows & Mac

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I have been playing with some penetration testing tools lately. The most common distribution is Kali Linux. If you are just getting started with Kali Linux I...

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readynas

Netgear ReadyNAS Security Tips

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Here are three ways to improve the security of your Netgear ReadyNAS generally. That is not to say that the ReadyNAS is insecure these tips improve it even f...

Avoiding ReadyNAS Time Machine Problems

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Often when using network attached storage (NAS) devices that are not official Apple Time Capsules errors seem to appear. Although I don’t have absolute concr...

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PowerDNS

DNSSEC and PowerDNS

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I’ve been running PowerDNS for a couple of months now including DNSSEC. Here is how I set it up and how to avoid the pitfalls I fell into.

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Apple

My Apple Wallet Review

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I got an Apple Wallet for Christmas. Overall i’m really happy with it. Reading about the wallet online I noticed a pattern that there are a number of issues ...

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qualys

Getting an A+ on SSL Labs using LEMP

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When it comes to securing a website in transit encryption is an important part. Secure Socket Layers or SSL is the technology that enables this. If Ivan Rist...

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wordpress

Moving from WP-Cache to Varnish

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Today I have transferred my Wordpress sites from WP-Cache to Varnish. The reason was simple. I wanted to reduce the complexity of caching. Using varnish allo...

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ghost

Adding a swap partition to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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After trying to upgrade Ghost to the latest version I found NPM (the package manager for node) kept crashing and simply said killed. After much head scratchi...

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Bootcamp

OS X BootCamp Windows 8 to Windows 10 Upgrade

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Today I installed bootcamp. It did not go as smoothly as expected. Although Apple’s support documentation at the time of writing just said follow the upgrade...

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parallels

Kali 2.0 on Windows & Mac

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I have been playing with some penetration testing tools lately. The most common distribution is Kali Linux. If you are just getting started with Kali Linux I...

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proftpd

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nessus

Moving a Nessus 6.x Installation

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Today I had to move a Debian based Nessus installation on a physical Machine to a virtual one. After a bit of head scratching I came up with a method. I cou...

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sophos

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hyper-v

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lets-encrypt

Lets encrypt change e-mail

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A quick tip, if you need to change your Lets encrypt e-mail you can do it with certbot using the following command:

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aptricron

Quick tip - Apticron - Handy hints and tips

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Apticron is a great tool, it will automatically e-mail you an alert if you have outstanding packages that need upgrading on a *nix systems. Some useful tips ...

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Office

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Home Use Program (HUP)

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linode

Ubuntu Live Patch Linode Quick Tip

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Canonical, the commercial arm behind Ubuntu have made the Livepatch Service a few years ago. This allows you to live patch your kernel without rebooting. It ...

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Sophos

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E-mail

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Linux

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Packard Bell

Packard Bell Butterfly Recovery

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I was given an old Packard Bell EasyNote laptop by a family member they wanted recycling. On closer inspection while over 9 years old and on Windows 7 the ma...

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Laptop

Packard Bell Butterfly Recovery

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I was given an old Packard Bell EasyNote laptop by a family member they wanted recycling. On closer inspection while over 9 years old and on Windows 7 the ma...

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Windows Repair

Packard Bell Butterfly Recovery

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I was given an old Packard Bell EasyNote laptop by a family member they wanted recycling. On closer inspection while over 9 years old and on Windows 7 the ma...

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Google Wifi

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Draytek

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Samsung

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Washer

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Watch

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Vodafone

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Wallet

My Apple Wallet Review

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I got an Apple Wallet for Christmas. Overall i’m really happy with it. Reading about the wallet online I noticed a pattern that there are a number of issues ...

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Reviews

My Apple Wallet Review

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I got an Apple Wallet for Christmas. Overall i’m really happy with it. Reading about the wallet online I noticed a pattern that there are a number of issues ...

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