Post tagged: computer

Windows administration from the command line

Windows system administration is very mouse driven and to reach all tools you need to browse through Windows explorer.

If you are like me and prefer to log on a limited privilege account and use Runas to perform admin tasks, you can open these consoles with the .msc file names …

sdf.org

sdf.org

This one is an interesting site.

The Super Dimension Fortress is a networked community of free software authors, teachers, librarians, students, researchers, hobbyists, computer enthusiasts, the aural and visually impaired. It is operated as a recognized non-profit 501(c)(7) and is supported by its members.

Our mission …

Network wiring notes - 8P8C / RJ45

What you were probably looking forT568A/B (10-BASE-T and 100-BASE-TX):

With pin positions are counted from left to right with the contacts facing you (clip on the back) and pointing up (cable coming out the bottom):

Color (568B) Pin Color(568A)
Orange-white 1 Green-white
Orange 2 Green
Green-white 3 Orange-white …

Remote Bridging

Sometimes we need to connect two or more geographically distrubuted ethernet networks to one broadcast domain. There can be two different office networks of some company which uses smb protocol partially based on broadcast network messages. Another example of such situation is computer cafes: a couple of computer cafes can …

Automatically adding systems to an AD domain

When using virtualisation it is very common to create template VMs that can be cloned from. This makes deployment much easier than having to install a new VM from scratch. Unfortunately, the cloned VMs lack any Active Directory memberships and the VMs have to be manually added to the AD …

Linux Keyboard Tips

Miscellaneous hacks to use the keyboard under Linux.

Special Characters on X11

The compose key, when pressed in sequence with other keys, produces a Unicode character. E.g., in most configurations pressing Compose e ``` produces é. Compose keys appeared on some computer keyboards decades ago, especially those produced by Sun …

Git Workflows

This article describes my personal git Workflow.

Start working on a Topic Branch

This when we are implementing a new feature. Assumes that you have a working git repo.

git checkout -b "topic" dev
git push -u origin "topic"

From a different computer, you may want to work on an …