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Place chrome link on desktop, and open with chrome browser

Everyone on windows has a ‘default browser’ set. Windows knows this. In case you want to run Google Chrome and open an url, (and not your other default browser), well, then just create a good old shortcut (windows .lnk file) … Continue reading

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Looking for multimedia files [list of common multimedia files] -> solution? powershell!

Sometimes as system administrator, you find your file servers are cluttered with stuff you may want to decide to do something about, say, export to the final bin. However the case, you want to know what’s there. [and it is … Continue reading

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Nagios 3.4.1 Columns in status.cgi

That wasn’t nice. Nagios has 3 columns as a default hard coded inside its status.cgi. Today we have such wide screens to display things with… In order to change this default behaviour of old code, in nagios, change the following: … Continue reading

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LDAP Configuration for HP Printers and Active Directory

I had to figure out how to configure LDAP on these HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476 series with LDAP support. The LDAP configuration was a tad bit different than I suspected. For some reason the SSL function didn’t work, … Continue reading

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OWA: Blocking Microsoft Internet Explorer

Internet explorer has a leak, and now you don’t trust it for people to logon to your OWA. (Outlook Web Access). You may want to block OWA to be used with Internet Explorer. To achieve this, I did the following: … Continue reading

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Ricoh and LDAP with Active Directory

Ricoh Multifunctionals working with LDAP to an Active Directory are fun! When it works. I ran into a problem with Ricoh Multifunctionals and the connection to an LDAP server. If you do too at some point run into trouble setting … Continue reading

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Windows, VMware virtualisation & networking hardware

When you’ve just virtualised a hardware server to a VMWare environment, and you have trouble getting networking to function again, try the following: … This post has been moved to this page

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Convert is cool once more

Got some PDF’s from a customer today. I need to convert these into┬áimages, since the program I use for wifi measurement does not accept PDF’s. Found the free solution of course, using linux. convert -density 300 -trim test.pdf -quality 100 … Continue reading

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Using mopidy on debian, playing your spotify premium account with your MPD client.

Nice, I play spotify premium streaming audio using mopidy on debian now ­čÖé I approximately did this: I got debian debian-6.0.7-i386-netinst [I have to add though that this configuration can almost be applied to ubuntu as well, note that I … Continue reading

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