Back when it was announced, I ordered a Pi-Top Ceed with the intention of it being my daughter’s first computer. Awhile back the SD card failed, and I finally got around to fixing things. One of the quick hacks I created when I first set this up was a local proxy server using Squid that […]Read More Simple Squid Filtering Proxy for Raspberry Pi
Having a Samba 4 AD around in my lab was nice for a time, but every now and then things would break after Ubutnu installed the latest Security update or some other unknown cause, and it always seemed to happen when I really wanted to use my Samba server too which made it even more […]Read More JumpCloud and Samba 4
Long overdue project, but the “replace battery” alarm of my old acquired from computer surplus store UPS finally spurred me to action. Twenty dollars worth of sealed lead acid batteries from Battery Mart, a $10 APC 940-0024 DB-9 cable from an Amazon.com seller (I mentioned that this was an old UPS right?) and a bit […]Read More APC UPS without network card? No problem!
I’ve been running two Samba 4 Domain Controllers for my lab environment for a few months now, and aside from an occasional quirk such as having to use RSAT on Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 and editing an .ini file when creating a new Group Policy object it has been a good setup for my lab. […]Read More Samba 4 Active Directory Domain Controller Continues to Impress
Why should Windows Administrators learn PowerShell? My answer is a simple flow chart:Read More Windows Administrators should learn PowerShell
I decided it was time to start over with my homelab, not that an ancient HP desktop with an Intel Core Duo processor was worthy of being called a homelab. It was basically my iTunes server, serving up content not in iCloud to Apple TVs, and it wasn’t even doing that well. The Parts Purchased […]Read More Homelab
I wanted the direct links to the downloads to throw the latest keynote on a network share. I didn’t find the direct links to Apple’s feeds anywhere with a quick search, so I extracted them from iTunes. Here they are for you. Standard Definition (iPod): http://podcasts.apple.com/apple_keynotes/apple_keynotes.xml High Definition: http://podcasts.apple.com/apple_keynotes_hd/apple_keynotes_hd.xml 1080p: http://podcasts.apple.com/apple_keynotes_1080p/apple_keynotes_1080p.xmlRead More Apple Keynote Podcast Feeds