PowerPanel UPS Software Linux SSMTP Guide

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This guide will show to how connect CyberPowers PowerPanel Linux software with SSMTP to send email alerts on a power failure. Please note if your router and modem are not on a UPS or your internet fails during a power outage this process will be useless. My setup Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a VM CyberPower […]

Open Source Remote Desktop Alternative

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We all have seen the annoying TeamViewer “Commercial Use Suspected”. Let me be clear I don’t have an issue paying for software or services, but come on TeamViewer $588 dollars a year for a one seat remote desktop application. I have looked at some of the alternatives for business use. Screenconnect and AnyDesk work great […]

Using A USB MIDI Controller With Two Programs At Once

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The purpose of this guide is to explain how to use a device like a Korg nanoKontrol2 and similar devices to control two different pieces of software at the same time. Before we get started shout out to my friend Modi for helping me get this configured. For my configuration I will be using the […]

Thanks For The Memories Windows 7

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After 10+ years of life, it is finally time to send our old friend Windows 7 out to the pasture. Today January 14th, 2020 is the last day of support for the OS, meaning in the future Microsoft will not provide normal patches for the operating system up to date. Meaning if you use your […]

Open Source Wins Again

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I got a call from a customer this morning about an Excel file that he was unable to open. This particular client had already sent the file to his wife (who also works at the company) to open and she was having the same issue. I had him email me the Excel file to play […]