Basic Linux Tips

Basic Linux Tips

There are a various number of links which I refer to often in running up Linux / RPi’s, so for future reference, here they are in one place. If you can think

IVR Best Practices

IVR Best Practices

So, over the past 12 months I have been heavily involved in setting up Phone Systems which my favour poison of choice, 3CX Phone System. Through speaking with Clients, I generally ensure that

Off Site Backup Project

Off Site Backup Project

I plan to create an Off-Site Backup Server and came across this great video clip from Linus Tech Tips. It’s below for future reference, once I get to around to this

MariaDB Performance Enhancements

MariaDB Performance Enhancements

Some of my websites run a Maria DB Backend and there have been occasions which I have found the websites extremely slow despite no network congestion. There has been a LOT of hours

Plex on a Telstra TV

Plex on a Telstra TV

I have been trialling Plex as a Media Server for my Home Network. I have found it somewhat helpful, however this link has saved me some $$$ in making my existing Telstra TV’

Spotify on RPi

Spotify on RPi

As my car has not got AirPlay or Bluetooth Audio, I have done some research and used a RPi with the following guide to enable Spotify in my car. I have found it

Sending a Text Message from a RPi

Sending a Text Message from a RPi

Raspberry PI – Send a Text message. This video is based on work done in this blog “http://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/” and you can download the source code from “

Amateur Radio & RPi

Amateur Radio & RPi

The below link has a powerpoint presentation which has extremely basic information in regards to the possible uses of a Raspberry Pi in Ammetur Radio, well worth a look. http://www.g3mdg.org.

KMS Client Setup Keys

KMS Client Setup Keys

Working in a corporate network structure with unlimited Microsoft licensing definetly make life easy when deciding which operating system to run up next.. For future reference, below is a link to the KMS

Pi My Life Up

Pi My Life Up

While adventuring with a Raspberry Pi, I have found the following website to be a great source of inspiration. https://pimylifeup.com/ Some of the guides that I have personally used are as

Changing the Disk ID of a drive

Changing the Disk ID of a drive

In some cases if a VM has the same Disk ID as the host, Microsoft VSS will fail and thus backups will not be successful. In such cases you will need to change

Creating a Standalone NTP Server

Creating a Standalone NTP Server

I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.” Golda Meir You probably already know that having accurate time set on all clients and servers is important. Very bad things happen when