July 11, 2020


How to use Cloudflare for Dynamic DNS on Ubuntu 22.04

From: https://jacobjangles.com/free-ddns-using-ddclient-and-cloudflare/Good too: https://github.com/mcblum/ddclient-cloudflare-ubuntu Prepare Create the subdomain in Cloudflare, and set to DNS only. Unless you are hosting a

Wireless VR (Virtual Reality) on a Budget

UPDATE: The Quest 2 is now in stock for $299 on oculus.com The Oculus Quest is not available in the

How to Root the LG G5 T-Mobile H830 H83030C 8.0.0 Oreo Complete Guide

WARNING: This will completely wipe all your data multiple times. =] You will need a USB-C to USB-A cable, and

How to hide sponsored items and ranged prices when searching eBay

I finally stumbled across someone who has solved an issue I’ve grappling with for a while. Bogus ranged prices listings,

How to Build a 12v Lithium Battery from old Laptop Cells. Then put inside a UPS to charge from home, or a Solar panel. In order to run your 120vAC, 12vDC, and 5vDC devices off-grid.

How to Install & Run Windows Server (Desktop Experience) under KVM on Ubuntu. With High Performance networking, hard drive, and display drivers. Then Configure for Remote Desktop Thin Clients with USB, Sound, and Microphone Forwarding.

List of 5GHz Wireless USB Wireless Adapters that May Work with Ubuntu in Monitor/AP Mode

​​​I’ve included the Alfa version of these adapters, but theoretically any adapter that uses these three chipsets will work: RT3572, RTL8814,  RTL8812.Alfa AC1200

How to Play Cards and Castles on Ubuntu 18.10 Linux using Steam

Cards and Castles is now playable on Linux! Thanks to Steam’s new integrated version of WINE compatibility layer. Thank you

How to Upgrade to the newest Mainline Kernel in Ubuntu 18.10 using Ukuu

Sometimes you need the newest mainline kernel to utilize some modern piece of hardware that was just added to the

List of Low Profile Gaming Graphics Cards


Seven ways to receive a Stream from your Android phone Camera as a Video/Audio Source in Ubuntu (Use your Android phone as a Webcam)

Overview Currently, I am using scrcpy with v4l2loopback (Option 7) for the easiest and most performant way. It works with

How to Install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish

Hello, and welcome to my first broadcast. This evening I will be showing you how to install Open Broadcaster Software,

Editing the PXE Boot Menu using Ubuntu 18.04 LTSP

I had the idea to present the user with a PXE menu to install Ubuntu. After researching the idea, I

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 18.10 to an USB 3.1 M.2 16GB Drive Using KVM

Requirements 16GB M.2 SSD Drive. Like this one: https://amzn.to/2DKwv1B I used a M.2 to USB 3.1 1st gen (USB 3.0)

Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops

Ubuntu and LTSP can provide a platform for providing desktops environments in many different ways. LTSP already comes with these

How To Install Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish on a Nextbook Flexx 11

This was on the Windows version. The Nextbook NXW116QC264 Flexx 11.6″ 2-in-1 Tablet 2GB Ram 64GB Storage Windows 8.1.  Not sure

Discounted 50% off Internet, and 25% off Phone Service for certain Nonprofits in California

California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) The CTF program provides a 25% off voice services and a 50% discount for broadband on

How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux®

Running Windows allows you to easily access proprietary closed source vertical market software. Using  an Azure Nvidia Tesla virtual machine lets

How to Remote Desktop with Microphone Redirection for Google Hangouts and Google Drive Dictation Using Ubuntu 18.10 Client and Windows 2016 or 2012r2 Server

FreeRDP 2.0.0-r3 has improved microphone redirection. We can also enable sound, USB drive hotplug automount and redirection, multi monitor support,

How to Automatically Turn Airplane Mode on When Connected to WiFi

How to automatically turn on Airplane mode when you are connected to WiFi. Then turn on WiFi again. Using Automate.

How to Build the Best Performance Drafting, or Gaming Computer for Only $345

Building your own performance rig is fun! This guide assumes you have access to free or very cheap keyboard, mouse,

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How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater

A couple of years ago, I purchased a Netgear WNDR4300SW from a thrift store for $5. With 128MB of flash,

The Coolest Retro Steampunk Backlit Keyboard for Under $20


Miracast to an Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop from Lineage OS Android 7.1.2 Nexus 5 using Miraclecast

First test to make sure your Wifi adapter is compatible with Miraclecast: https://github.com/albfan/miraclecast/wiki/FAQ wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/albfan/miraclecast/master/res/miracle-utils.sh wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/albfan/miraclecast/master/res/test-hardware-capabilities.sh chmod u+x test-hardware-capabilities.sh

List of Lapdocks (November 2018) A Display, Keyboard, Touchpad, etc.. in a Laptop Shell. For use with a Smartphone, RaspberryPi, PC Stick, Server or any other computer.

A Lapdock is a display, keyboard, trackpad, battery, and other USB accessories in a laptop shell. For you smartphone, raspberrypi,

List of Laptops with a Touch Screen and a Backlit Keyboard (Notebooks, Chromebooks, Gamebooks and Macbooks) Sorted by Price

Sometimes you want both a touch screen and a backlit keyboard. Help me keep my list updated by adding laptops

How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly

Build a chroot client The Greek Schools repository  sudo add-apt-repository –yes ppa:ts.sch.gr Grab freerdp’s key  cd /etc/ltsp sudo wget http://pub.freerdp.com/repositories/ADD6BF6D97CE5D8D.asc

Upgrading to CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1.2 on the Motorola Milestone X2 aka MX2 aka MB867 aka Daytona from Stock 2.3.6 (US Cellular)

Boot into stock 2.3.6 Enable other sources and USB debugging Connect to Ubuntu, open terminal, and run root script. extract

How to Save Money by Conserving Power

The problem is the aggregation of all the power leaks, because how PGE charges you based on time of day,

Google’s nonprofit playbook for youtube

Youtube Advertise Fundamental for Nonprofits https://static.googleusercontent.com/media/www.youtube.com/en/us/yt/advertise/medias/pdfs/yt-advertise-fundamentals-nonprofits.pdf Youtube Playbook for Good http://static.googleusercontent.com/media/www.youtube.com/en/us/yt/advertise/medias/pdfs/playbook-for-good.pdf

100% Free, Fast WordPress Shop Howto: Google cloud, Cloudflare, Ubuntu 17.10, Apache2, Pagespeed, MariaDB, PHP7, Letsencrypt, WordPress,

  Google cloud, WordPress, Ubuntu 17.10, Apache2, , MariaDB, PHP7, Letsencrypt Pagespeed Enable Swap WordPress plugins. Varnish + plugin Cloudflare

How to batch optimize all jpgs using a bash script to speed up your site

Based on Google Insights article here: https://developers.google.com/speed/docs/insights/OptimizeImages JPEG is a lossy format. The compression process removes visual details of the image,

How to trim paths in inkscape

use the node tool if you double-click where you want the cut it puts a node there. then shift-B, spacebar,

Fix for Plugable bluetooth dongle in Ubuntu Linux 17.10 / 18.10 Bluetooth Headsets mic not working

ID 0a5c:21e8 Broadcom Corp. BCM20702A0 Bluetooth 4.0 Run the commands: wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/plugable/bin/fw-0a5c_21e8.hcd sudo mv fw-0a5c_21e8.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM20702A0-0a5c-21e8.hcd sudo cp /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM20702A0-0a5c-21e8.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e8.hcd

What’s the deal with cell phone networks and stuff?

A very confusing topic! Don’t worry I figured it out. =] I will go over topics such as: Networks, Coverage,

pfsense OpenVPN Ubuntu client bug and fix

The OpenVPN export package in pfsense does not work out of the box for Ubuntu linux clients.  The fix lies

How to find any file or folder with a trailing space in it’s name, and delete the trailing space

Windows does not know how to handle files or folders whos name ends in a space. Usually Windows won’t allow

Git commands

Add their github fork repo as a remote to a clone of your own repo: git remote add other-guys-repo <url

Hey everyone! Your name, address, birth date, social security #, and other info is compromised. – Credit Reporting Agency Equifax Reveals Massive Hack

Photo courtesy of: http://thehackernews.com/2017/09/equifax-credit-report-hack.html This is pretty amazing. Not a little deal. This information can never be considered secure ever

IPV4 Private Subnets

IPv4 Private Address Space and Filtering IP addresses: — IP addresses: — IP

Creating a custom splash image for a multiboot USB drive from multibootusb.org


You cannot hold your cell phone and drive in California. $250 fine. Mount it to your dash with a Magnet for $4!

These mounts are by far the most effective and affordable solution I’ve found. Super easy to use and install. Just

How to create a $15 Point of Sales with a Droid X and Square. Howto root, unlock bootloader, install custom recovery, CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.4), and Square Register.

How to unlock your Sprint phone’s SIM slot by calling Sprint. Even if you never had an account with them.

The account last associated with the device must be in good standing. In order to check to see if the

How to get a free electric car in California (low income)

If you live in the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and are low income, and you are located

Ergonomic tablet case/stand with split keyboard and extended display.

The best and only ergonomic tablet case Combine Joby Gorillamobile Ori with MoKo aka iClever aka 1byone Universal Foldable Keyboard =

How to add an USB 3.0 port to your laptop for $5 (Windows or Linux)

You can get it on Amazon here. In Ubuntu 16.10 it is plug and play. It comes with both a

How to install Windows 10 on an old IDE hard drive using Virtualbox.

Sometimes you want to install an OS on to an old computer that does not boot from USB, and you

The best pico and nano sized quadcopters (quads or drones) that fit inside their controllers

Just fun for flying Quadcopters that fit inside their controller I use drone and quad interchangeably in this article to

How to check which Name Servers your computer is using in Ubuntu 22.04

Ubuntu 22.04 using systemd-resolvd configuration like netplan: resolvectl status If you have Dekstop version with network manager installed: nmcli dev

The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100

$99 + $9.99 shipping. No taxes or other fees. I disabled all paid trials. Instructions are below. The big reason

Buying from China – $13.50 for a nano drone.

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Republic Wireless – T-mobile with AT&T roaming partner OR Sprint with Verizon roaming partner.

You either be on their GSM (T-mobile) network or CDMA (Sprint), not both. Which carriers does Republic Wireless use? Republic

eScript for local donations at Grocery Stores


Staples will price match Amazon.com!

Bring your phone and match Brand

Chromebooks now run Android apps!

Yay! List of Chromebooks that support Android apps https://sites.google.com/a/chromium.org/dev/chromium-os/chrome-os-systems-supporting-android-apps?rd=1 How to do it! https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/6088175?hl=en

Rack screws

Sugru ~ Moldable Self Curing Adhering Silicon $12

Bondic ~ Plastic Welder $20

The Best Mouse Pad $7.95

$7.95 on eBay

8mm Rare Earth Neodymium Magnets $3.99

$3.99 on eBay

Microsuction Tape for Smart Phones $15.85

The best car charger for your smartphone or tablet $9.97

Best Qi Wireless Case for an iPhone 4 or 4s $2.99

Buy on eBay for $2.99

Best Qi Wireless Charger for a smart phone

$2.19 on eBay for just the charger. Or Magnetic Wireless Qi charging car vent mount from Amazon: Or Magnetic Wireless Qi

Best cable organizer $4.36

Best 8GB DDR3 memory upgrade

The best car mount for a cellphone. It’s magnetic. $6.99

$0.05 for every beverage container in California. CA CRV

$0.05 for every bottle. You can request that they count it instead of doing it by weight. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Redemption_Value $0.10 for

Unlimited Internet 4G WiFi Hotspot for nonprofits on the Sprint network for $10/month. $18 for hotspot device.


Free cell phone and service for victims of domestic violence

http://www.verizon.com/about/responsibility/hopeline Contact dvsac.org

50% discount for nonprofits on Internet and phone


How Airplane Mode is Better for Your Friends Health by Reducing EMF Pollution

Airplane mode turns off 3 of the 5 radios found in most smart devices. Cellular, WiFi, and Bluetooth. GPS and

FREE cell phone service by Freedompop on the AT&T, Sprint and T-mobile networks! Free shipping.


$20 Fitbit-like health semi-smart Bluetooth 4.0 watch.


Embed Google Panorama and Photo Sphere into your WordPress post

[sphere url=”https://jphein.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/pano.jpg”] Using this plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-photo-sphere/faq/

NFC tags and bluetooth buttons for automation with Android phone

I would buy this laptop if someone made it again. Ergonomic, height adjustable screen.

Maybe I should just make one out of an old laptop, an LVDS extension cable, and a drawer slide. Sure

How to make a vertical laptop stand out of a coat hanger.


Am I using propriety software? How to find out.

I prefer open source software. It’s free. Here is a list of software to avoid if you want the most

The best USB 3.0 SD card reader for Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

Full size and micro SD support. USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 support.

The best ergonomic mouse

This mouse is the best, because it is vertically aligned instead of horizontally. Creating a better position for your arms.

The best kneeling, standing, sitting, lying down desk for a laptop.

The goal is to be able to work on the laptop sitting, standing, kneeling, or lying down. Easily. A little

How to root the inWatch Z smart watch (Gain root level access), and install Google Play!

InWatch Z Smartwatch aka inWatch Z2G This guide is written for the original inWatch Z that came with Andriod 4.2.2,

JP’s recurring monthly donations

$1/month to DVSAC dvsac.org $1/month to mom

Best SAS 3 / SATA 3 6GB/s controller card. For Ubuntu Linux, FreeNAS, SmartOS. In the Dell Poweredge r710.

  $70 on eBay! : https://goo.gl/B8j2HB https://forums.freenas.org/index.php?threads/confused-about-that-lsi-card-join-the-crowd.11901/ http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/topic/29059-lsi-92xx-firmware-files/ http://www.servethehome.com/ibm-serveraid-m1015-part-4/

The best 8 port 10GB Ethernet Switch for single racks


The best rat traps (Old school seems to perform the best.) + best poison

Bait: snickers bar, or peanut butter and dog food. Modifications: You can make a slit in a bottle cap and

The best DSL modem with Wifi

HTC Incredible Battery and Back

HP T620 VS Dell Wyse V10D Thinclient and the HP Elite 8000 ultra-slim

20x Dell Wyse Z10D Dual core 1.65GHz 2GB http://www.arcy.com/wyz1re2gwt90.html$180/per Free shipping 20x HP T620 4GB, Quad core 1.5GHz https://www.nautilusnet.com$190/per +

Windows 10 VDI deployment: Architecture and Taxonomy

  Virtual server mirror. Serving Windows 10 pro desktops to 20x thin clients. Mirror Server: 2x Dell r710 12 cores

Best Ethernet cable tester Cat5/Cat5e/Cat6/Cat6a.

Best 2 port 10GB ethernet card for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 xenial

Create 2 mirrored VM servers using GlusterFS on Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

Using CTDB and DNS roundrobin we can also have highly available and load balanced storage shares for our guest VMs.

Howto run Windows 2012R2 Server under KVM with high performance networking, hard drive, and display drivers. on Ubuntu 16.04 xenial.

Get your win2kr2 ISO ready. Download the drivers iso here: virtio-win.iso Download KVM config file here: win2kr2.xml Import the xml file

The GREAT nonprofit tech give-away!

Are you a small nonprofit that needs good reliable equipment, data and access to the internet? These partners have come

Redundancy: cloud, mirror, SAN, NAS, or spare?

Five different ways of accomplishing the same thing. REDUNDANCY and reasonable availability for a reasonable price. Cloud Hardware: 6x Servers

The best HD Hard drive enclosures SATA and IDE

Dual 3.5″ and 2.5″ SATA with offline clone feature USB 2.0 SATA USB 3.0 SATA For your 9mm laptop optical

JP’s Stack

Computer: HP Elitebook 2760p i7 quad core 2.70GHz 16MB DDR3 OS: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Internet: Spiral Internet DSL 3Mbps/512Kbps on

10 pack 2GB USB 2.0 thumb drives for $22

2GB $2.20/per <– Winner 8GB Purple 8GB @ $2.55 http://www.gearbest.com/usb-flash-drives/pp_252699.html Black 8GB USB @ $2.60/per http://www.gearbest.com/usb-flash-drives/pp_281501.html Gold 8GB USB @

Remastering TinyCore Linux 64bit in Ubuntu 16.04 xenial (Integrating all extensions into core for iPXE boot over http)

I ended up switching to Thinstation instead of Tiny Core Linux http://sirlagz.net/2011/05/17/how-to-remaster-tiny-core-linux/ http://wiki.tinycorelinux.net/wiki:remastering http://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php?topic=17423.0 Download the iso ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/tinycorelinux/ mount the

Mount KVM images to file system on Ubuntu 16.04 xenial (.qcow2)


Run LiveCD’s from your Grub2 Boot Menu automatically in Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

From: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/ISOBoot#grml-rescueboot grml-rescueboot A very simple way of creating a GRUB menuentry for a bootable ISO file is to use grml-rescueboot.

Running Ubuntu 16.04 xenial from RAM

toram <– proc command is added to either grub2 of Hard drive or LiveCD.   Works with Ubuntu/Lubuntu/Xubuntu/Kubuntu 11.04 and

Wireless thin client using Ubuntu 18.04.1 named BoXenbaby

UPDATE: BoXenbaby is simply Ubuntu 18.04.1 Desktop minimal install with OpenVPN,  FreeRDP-nightly, and other modern clients. This document describes how

Long curly telephone handset cord

How to make and receive free phone calls over the internet using your plain old telephone and Google Voice

KVM-VDI Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

Sweet new open source project: https://github.com/Seitanas/kvm-vdi It is required to run the installation readme above to use KVM-VDI. KVM-VDI does

Xfreerdp Nightly screen script for LTSP on Ubuntu wily 15.10

Install nightly –> link ln -s /usr/bin/xfreerdp-nightly /opt/freerdp-nightly/bin/xfreerdp ln -s /usr/local/ltsp/screen.d/xfreerdp /usr/local/ltsp/screen.d/xfreerdp-nightly

Spice Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu

LTSP does not come with a built in Spice (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want

The worlds best toothpaste

The best USB 3.0 2.5″ External Drive enclosure

The best ergonomic mouse. Vertical and ambidextrous. [Wireless and wired]

RDP RemoteFX support under Linux in both Server and Client

http://manu.agat.net/dotclear/index.php/post/2015/07/23/Efficient-Remote-Desktop-on-linux   Server: xrdp Client: xfreerdp

Extreme IT makeover for nonprofits

http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/servers/operating-systems/microsoft/coffee-coaching-extreme-it-makeover.html   https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jVJGMLufQFo

Nonprofit hardware refurbisher

http://interconnection.org/nonprofit/desktops.html?dir=asc&limit=25&order=price https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jVJGMLufQFo

3 Free Linux based thin client distributions (Thinclient OS) [FREE]

Thinstation X2OS iPXE (you can use this to chain load other thin OS’s over the internet, nfs, smb, etc..) Very

How to change your login password for Ubuntu MATE

Log into your account. go to Sytem–>Administration–>Users and Groups 3. Select your name. 4. Click on the “Change” button after

iPXE thinclients over wireless or wan

Boot URL: http://boot.ipxe.org/demo/boot.php Tutorial: http://www.rmprepusb.com/tutorials/ipxe Script: http://ipxe.org/scripting Create bootable iPXE images with automated scripts: https://www.rom-o-matic.eu/ Example: https://gist.github.com/robinsmidsrod/2234639

HP Compaq 8000 Elite USFF Desktop Core2Duo E8400 3GHz 4GB 160GB Windows 7 Pro [Refurbished]

Review: http://www.computershopper.com/desktops/reviews/hp-compaq-8000f-elite-ultra-slim-desktop-pc/(page)/2#review-body Specifications: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01926347 Technical Reference Guides: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01960471.pdf Illustrated Parts & Service Map: HP Compaq 8000 Elite Ultra Slim Desktop

How to move projects between workspaces in asana [FREE]


If you’re buying or selling used electronics on Amazon, this is how they grade the equipment.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/?nodeId=200832870   The trade in program is crazy:  https://www.amazon.com/b/ref=ti_surl_tradein?ie=UTF8&node=9187220011

Refubished Dell Wyse Thin Clients [DISCOUNT]

http://www.arcy.com/wythclre.html http://site.arcy.com/Wyse-Thin-Computing-Guide.pdf

Schedule on and off of Google Cloud compute instance using Ubuntu

https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/instances/stopping-or-deleting-an-instance http://stackoverflow.com/questions/22875480/can-google-compute-instances-be-started-and-stopped-on-a-schedule https://cloud.google.com/solutions/reliable-task-scheduling-compute-engine

Amazon WordPress plugin

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How to repair a telephone or Ethernet plug that has it’s locking tab snapped off.


How to utilize your under cabinet space

iPhone 4/4s cases for under $7

How to attach a plain old telephones to your VOIP service

http://www.whichvoip.com/phone-adapter-comparison.htm   This provides up to 8 analog lines –>

Ubuntu Bash is now included in Windows 10! o_o

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bash_(Unix_shell) Windows 10 has added a Linux subsystem which fully supports Bash and other Ubuntu binaries running natively in Windows.[9]

The best Bash backup script ever! ~ Jeffrey Pine Hein

This script for backing up websites securely using Google Cloud Storage (Nearline) Cost: $0.01 per GB per month You will

How to run a script and have it output nice logs for you in bash

It is standard when you are writing your script, to write errors to “Standard Error” ( STDERR ). Like so:

How to upgrade the memory (RAM) in your Unibody Macbook Late 2008, Macbook Early, Mid, and Late 2009, or Mid 2010 Macbook

These chips also work for: Macbook Pro Unibody Late 2008, Early 2009, Mid 2009 They all support up tp 8GB of RAM

How to keep your sponge dry and clean smelling.

The basic principle is to rinse, squeeze them out, and put them somewhere dry every time you use them. These

How to connect your PS2, VCR, DVD player, or any other RCA Component device to a VGA D-sub computer monitor.

How to buy smartwool socks for $5.16 a pair.

First go to http://www.sierratradingpost.com Then get a 20-25% coupon at: http://www.retailmenot.com/view/sierratradingpost.com Voila!

Least expensive thinclient or fatclient for LTSP or Edubuntu 16.04 Xenial

How to extend your network 300 meters over your electrical system without Wifi for $30

This one seems like the best value. It has a filtered plug so it is ideal for plugging in directly

Best Wifi USB dongle for Ubuntu 15.10 wily

Actual, real world, interface speeds and ranges: Wifi, USB, Ethernet, SATA, Bluetooth [CHART]

This chart can be very useful if you’re trying to figure out where a speed bottleneck is. The actual speed

The best 240GB SATA 3 6GB/s SSD (Solid State Drive) (Adata)

$53 new on eBay through newegg.com free shipping https://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=11800&pub=5575164288&campid=5337848787&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fitm%2FADATA-Premier-SP550-2-5-240GB-SATA-III-TLC-Internal-Solid-State-Drive-SSD-ASP-%2F291583537127%3Fhash%3Ditem43e3bbafe7%3Ag%3AvYEAAOSw9N1V1yis

Dell hardware discounts for nonprofits. Up to 40% [DISCOUNT]


Amazon cloud for nonprofits [DISCOUNT]


Google Apps and other Google services for Nonprofits [FREE]


Amazon Smile – donations for nonprofits [DONATION]

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How to use duplicity to backup directly to a Google cloud storage bucket to achieve time machine like incremental backups on Ubuntu 15.10 wily

from: http://askubuntu.com/questions/164984/backup-with-duplicity-on-google-cloud-storage https://github.com/boto/boto apt-get install pip pip install boto gsutil config -a duplicity local_dir gs://yourbucket

How to mount an additional persistant storage disk to a Google Cloud compute engine running Ubuntu 15.10 wily

From: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/disks/persistent-disks#create_disk sudo mkfs.ext4 -F -E lazy_itable_init=0,lazy_journal_init=0,discard /dev/disk/by-id/google-example-disk echo ‘/dev/disk/by-id/google-example-disk /mnt/example-disk ext4 discard,defaults 1 1’ | sudo tee -a /etc/fstab

How to fix the “device or resource busy’ error when trying to mount your Google Drive on your headless google cloud compute engine server running Ubuntu 15.10 wily [SOLVED]

How to install X2Go server on Ubuntu 15.10 wily for the fastest remote desktop

add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable apt-get update sudo apt-get install x2goserver

How to securely copy your SSH key file to a remote host for secure passwordless login on Ubuntu 15.10 wily.

On remote host Enable passwords authentication in remote host: /etc/ssh/sshd_config service ssh restart   On local host ssh-keygen -t rsa

How to test if Turbo Boost or any other frequency scaling is working using turbostat on Ubuntu 15.10 wily

http://askubuntu.com/questions/43764/how-do-i-get-turbo-boost-working Try installing turbostat (from the linux-tools package) and run sudo apt-get install linux-tools sudo modprobe msr ; sudo turbostat

How to change the startup loading screen back to Ubuntu in Ubuntu 15.10 wily

sudo update-alternatives –config default.plymouth sudo update-initramfs -u

How to convert a Virtualbox VDI image file to a Vmware VMDK image file using Ubuntu 15.10 wily

From: http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/virtualbox-convert.html   VBoxManage clonehd source.vdi target.vmdk –format VMDK

Howto create a Windows 10 or 7 bootable USB flash drive using Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 xenial or 16.10 yakkety)

UEFI compatible 1. Make variables so you can copy and paste the following code. Replace the following with your actual

How I proved AT&T was not giving me the internet speed I was paying for/

All steps from: http://www.att.com/speedtest/optimizeyourconnection/ have been followed. Speed Test Topography Tests were performed at least 3 times a day for

How to boot an iMac 2008 with faulty Nvidia geforce 8800 GS video card.

And reset the admin password while at it. This will allow you to use the machine using software rendering so

How to convert any bootable live cd to a USB flash drive or SD Card using Ubuntu 15.10 wily

http://askubuntu.com/questions/696797/boot-error-on-live-usb-flash-drive-with-15-10 Dash–> Disks Click on flash drive –> Restore Disk Image and choose ISO file

How to add all Google Services to Unity Launcher in Ubuntu 15.10 wily

From: http://askubuntu.com/questions/35488/what-custom-launchers-and-unity-quicklists-are-available Newer specs here: https://specifications.freedesktop.org/desktop-entry-spec/latest/apa.html .desktop files stored in: ~/.local/share/applications A. Example Desktop Entry File [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=Google Services

What to exclude when backing up your entire root filesystem in Ubuntu 15.10 wily

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From: https://cloud.google.com/storage/docs/gsutil_install#deb Install gcloud # Create an environment variable for the correct distribution export CLOUD_SDK_REPO=”cloud-sdk-$(lsb_release -c -s)” # Add the Cloud

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Epoptes does not work out of the box! I get this error with socat /usr/sbin/epoptes-client * Epoptes-client connecting to

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