My Vocaloid Playlist

I’ve been following virtual J-Pop idol Hatsune Miku for some years now. My love for her music, smile, and all around happy aura led me to start a collection of her and other Vocaloid videos. This playlist contains all sorts of Vocaloid content. Original music, covers, medleys, TV spots and promos, album samples, projection technologies, […]

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Helpful programs for Windows Users

This page is for people I’m helping over the phone or in person. Common programs I use are below. Chrome remote desktop Etcher ZeroTier RdpWrap TightVNC MalwareBytes AntiMalware Immunet AntiVirus Rufus Notepad++ Slimware Driver Update Boxstarter

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Install magic-wormhole on Windows 7

magic-wormhole Is a CLI program to quickly, securely, and easily transfer files from one computer to another. I thought the README.md for magic-wormhole was lacking some details on how to install the program on Windows. This sort of thing is probably obvious to any Windows Python dev, but I’m a Linux guy so I was […]

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Nagios snmp_get CRITICAL – Plugin timed out while executing system call

I started up a new Naemon (Nagios fork) server, and I came across this error while monitoring a Cisco switch.

I researched a bit, and found lots of unresolved forum and mailing list threads about the same issue. It wasn’t until I found this blog post which came up with a workaround. Their workaround […]

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DYMO 4XL on Ubuntu 14.04

Prerequisites

Set up CUPS driver Download the Linux toolkit from DYMO Extract

change to directory of extracted files

configure the CUPS driver

compile the driver

install the driver

Now you can go to http://127.0.0.1:631 and add the printer. Use your Ubuntu username and password when it asks you for […]

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Linux – How to mount an OSX dd disk image

My 2011 Mac Mini was running so slowly, that I decided to back up it’s entire hard disk, and switch to Ubuntu. For the backup process, I opted to boot into a live Ubuntu environment, then use dd to copy the entire hard drive to a USB external hard drive. I can’t remember the exact […]

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ASUS K35e Maximum RAM

I have an ASUS K35e which has been a great laptop for the past several years. Recently I got into using virtual machines for many tasks, and the stock 4GB of RAM no longer cut it; my computer ran very slowly during this work. I did some research and I couldn’t get a straight answer […]

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How to create a Python virtual environment for OpenBazaar

You may run into errors when running OpenBazaar-Server. One common error is this:

This happens because Python (which is running OpenBazaar-Server) doesn’t have access to the Python module, stun. If you have already run the command, pip install -r requirements.txt, but you’re still seeing the above error, try creating a python virtual environment for […]

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