WDS is a convenient means of installing Microsoft operating systems to computers attached to your LAN. It’s particularly useful now that virtual machines are ubiquitous, so that a single physical machine can host multiple virtual machines via Hyper-V. That said, I encountered plenty of frustration as I climbed the learning curve of setting up WDS… Read More »
I wanted to re-pair my Logitech mouse from using Bluetooth to use a Logitech Unifying Receiver. It turns out that just using the Logitech connect software and turning the mouse off, then on isn’t enough. Need to turn off Bluetooth and then perform the pairing.
The rsync –exclude-from option specifies a file that contains exclude patterns (one per line). It is very picky about the way the pathname is entered. It appears to be a path relative to the current directory. The only option that worked was “–exclude-from=./filename“. A full path from the root directory didn’t work, nor did a… Read More »
After climbing the steep learning curve to get OpenVPN to work on Ubuntu (as a client), I ended up with a VPN that worked but still had issues with DNS name resolution. What finally worked for me was to use the distribution defaults for everything, but install libnss-resolve and openvpn-systemd-resolved packages. This worked for a… Read More »