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Dec/16

Post MySQL Install

After installing MySQL you can run the below command to secure your install: sudo mysql_secure_installation The script will ask a bunch of questions and act accordingly so it is only as secure as you want it to be but it … Continue reading

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Nov/16

Why Backup?

Overview I hope people don’t need a reason to backup so this is my view on the subject. So many things are stored digitally nowadays from messages to photos but how many of them are irreplaceable? I fear for losing … Continue reading

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Oct/16

Install UniFi Controller On Ubuntu 16.04

Overview The Ubiquiti networking gear comes with a Java controller software to provision the hardware. It’s called the Unfi controller. Because it’s a Java application it can run on any Java compatible system so in my case I wanted to … Continue reading

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Sep/16

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Review

Overview I’ve been planning to get a document scanner for a while now and it was a choice between Canon’s P225II or Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. Fortunately one of them was discounted to make the decision easier – the ScanSnap. Hardware … Continue reading

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Aug/16

Off-Site Data Backup Part 1

Overview So many things are stored digitally nowadays from messages to photos but how many of them are irreplaceable? I fear for losing my data from past experience but even more so now that I have a child. Thankfully my … Continue reading

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Jul/16

Left Speaker Bias Asus Maximus VI Hero

After checking I wasn’t going deaf I figured out the left speaker was louder than the right speaker from my PC. I only noticed this on Windows 10 and I have been dealing with the issue by moving the speaker … Continue reading

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Jun/16

Ubuntu 16.04 Migration Update

A quick update to my migration process. I had all the servers running 16.04 and it was OK except for the stability. Setting up and moving things were simple enough. I did encounter issues with my symlinked .bashrc which I … Continue reading

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Jun/16

Document Organisation Part 3 – Optical Character Recognition

Overview I wanted the text in scans to be embedded in the PDF document which PDF does support. Other solutions I’ve seen have been to include a copy of the text in a separate text file with the same name … Continue reading