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Category Archives: How to’s
Make tojson filter in Jinja2 output Unicode instead of escape sequences
This wasn’t documented anywhere, but kudos to the Jinja2 devs for making this so easy to figure out from the source code.
Posted in How to’s Tagged jinja2 2 Comments
Fixing Windows Update: what to do when wuauserv refuses to stop
Every now and then my virtualized Windows 10 would stuck at “Checking for updates” or “Downloading updates: 0%”. The solutions on various websites suggest stopping the related system services (net stop wuauserv and net stop bits) and trashing the contents … Continue reading
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How to load VirtIO storage drivers in Windows System Restore
If you need to load VirtIO block storage driver (aka viostor) in Windows System Restore (aka Windows Recovery Mode) to recover your Windows virtual machine, take the following steps. (Also please read my note below).
Posted in How to’s Tagged virtualization, windows 1 Comment
How to add an existing virtual disk to Proxmox
It’s trivial to create virtual disks in Proxmox, but what if you want to add an existing disk to a new virtual machine?
Posted in How to’s Tagged proxmox, virtualization 6 Comments
Run Django dev server with Gulp
This is basically an extract from this excellent article by Caktus Group’s Calvin Spealman.
Add a printer via command-line in OS X
Goal: add a network printer via Remote Desktop’s command-line to numerous Macs.
Posted in How to’s Tagged mac administration, macos 13 Comments
Concisest guide to setting up Time Machine server on Ubuntu Server 12.04, 14.04 & Debian
“This worked much better than more recently published guides.” How to quickly set up Time Machine server on Ubuntu Server 12.04/14.04/16.04 and Debian without using extra repositories, unnecessary packages and redundant configuration. Backing up tested on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, … Continue reading
Posted in How to’s Tagged macos, time machine, ubuntu server 86 Comments
Word 2011: paste unformatted (plain) text with Cmd+V shortcut
Update from 2018: for Word 2016 instructions, click here. The following video shows how to assign pasting as plain text (without formatting) to Cmd+V keyboard shortcut/hotkey in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac OS X. Note that it is not the same … Continue reading
Posted in How to’s Tagged mac software, microsoft word 20 Comments
Receive “net send” messages in Mac OS X via Growl
Quick recipe to receive “net send” messages (usually sent from Windows) in Mac OS X via Growl. I worked it out while helping user kamlay @ habrahabr.
Posted in How to’s Tagged growl, macos, samba 3 Comments
WordPress network with any domains and paths, no plugins required
Goal: host several blogs from a single WordPress installation. Each blog should be reachable from a any domain and directory. For example: http://example1.com/blog http://example1.fr/blog http://example2.com/something-else http://example3.com … etc. It turned out to be possible without 3rd party plugins. You’d only … Continue reading
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