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Corsair K95 Lockups

I am still rocking my beloved Corsair K95 RGB, the original one with the 18 G-keys. I still think there is no keyboard to date that is as great for multiboxing as this one. Since migrating to my new machine … Continue reading

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Windows 11!!one

I have been playing around with Windows 11 in a virtual machine. My thoughts can best be summed up with “a bouquet of unremarkable things nobody wanted”. Windows 11 already made the rounds on the internet over its strict “no … Continue reading

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Synergy 1 Pro on Linux clients – Automatically start before logon with LightDM

This is just a very quick and dirty how-to for getting Synergy 1 Pro to run on LightDM before logging in. All the other instructions I have found haven’t really worked out for me, so let this be my best … Continue reading

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VMware Workstation – Containers with vctl

I never understood why people think Docker is a big thing. To me, it always seemed to solve a problem that does not exist by adding layers of complexity which inevitably always introduce new problems and bugs. If you wanted … Continue reading

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Synology Diskstation – Two Things

I do not get to write neat posts nearly as often as I would like to. But this one does not violate any NDAs and is relevant to an OG post on this blog. So today I want to talk … Continue reading

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Gopher

Good news, everyone! This blog is now also available via Gopher. I will be working on making the blog look better (as in: remove all the pesky HTML and replace it with proper plaintext) over the coming weeks. It is … Continue reading

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Streamlining your OBS workflow

Building a stream layout is a lot of work. Design elements like colours, fonts and layouts have to be consistent. In the past, I used to design things in Photoshop or Affinity Photo, cut the assets up into smaller pieces … Continue reading

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How Droidcam OBS gets it wrong

Given the current state of the world, you might be in need of a webcam to participate in meetings and prove that you actually wear clothes and/or pay attention. Given the current state of the world you might also have … Continue reading

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Improve your OpenSSH experience on Windows 10

Since Windows 10 1709 Microsoft offers an optional SSH client feature. This is pretty sweet and much needed. Unfortunately, the current [as of writing this post] version 0.0.1.0 that you can install via the Features panel or the command line … Continue reading

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OpenEdge 10.2b – Invalid version Error 2888

We service different versions of OpenEdge for a software project. The entire build has been automated through Jenkins, Ant and PCT to produce artefacts for different OpenEdge version targets. So far, so good. Let’s not comment on the fact that … Continue reading

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ZNC Playback script for mIRC/AdiIRC

The main reason I use an IRC bouncer is so I can detach from the bouncer and get the messages I missed the next time I attach to it again. ZNC provides support for this feature by default, however, there … Continue reading

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Ownership

Today I restored this blog from an old backup. The entire process took about an hour with an additional hour of trying to clean up old datasets and get rid of some encoding errors that the blog has had since … Continue reading

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I am a sloth and proud of it

Yes, I have been a terrible, terrible sloth. I neglected this blog (although not the server it is running on) and did not provide any interesting content in quite a while. In my defense I must say that there are … Continue reading

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Unlocator + Akamai + The Rest of the Web

If you are using Unlocator, a DNS-based service to bypass region locks on popular streaming services, you might have run into some small troubles as of late. I know a few of the people I assist with their IT-troubles have. … Continue reading

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Bitcasa Drive Link Generator

With Bitcasa now using it’s new backend, the consumer API being dead and all tools (including reallistic’s BitcasaFileLister) being unusable, one certainly has a hard time getting their data off Bitcasa. The client seems to omit certain files (despite the … Continue reading

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