Outlook 2016's Funky Portrait Orientation

Outlook has a portrait orientation that causes emails to be opened with a single click, and it is a severe (ok, minor, but still) annoyance when using the window snap feature on a desktop.

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TP Link TL-WN725N USB WiFi Configuration in Linux

Learn how to setup the TL-WN725N USB wireless adapter in Linux from the command line. These instructions use wpa_supplicant and Arch Linux.

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Changing NTFS Security Permissions using PowerShell

Changing NTFS permissions with powershell saves a lot of time when you need to make changes to a large group of files or when it is required as part of a larger automation project. This article should help you understand everything you need to know to manipulate security permissions with PowerShell.

Tagged as PowerShell Windows Security NTFS

Troubleshoot Active Directory Account Lockouts

When a user account is repeatedly locked out how do you find the cause? What server are the attempts coming from and why? In this post I will explain how to find the source of failed logon attempts and provide a checklist of solutions.

Tagged as Windows Active Directory Account Lockout Credential Manager SYSTEM Context

4 Things You Should Know About Jumbo Frames

These are 4 essential pieces of information about jumbo frames (mtu 9000) you must know. What are Jumbo frames? How do you can you test whether they are working? What are symptoms of misconfigured network equipment? Read to find out

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Extending a VirtualBox Virtual Disk

Learn how to extend your VirtualBox VM's virtual disk using VBoxManage. There is no GUI option to extend your VirtualBox disks. This post shows you how to get this done from the command line

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5 Steps to Extend a Linux LVM Volume

This post details how to extend a Linux LVM volume without requiring a reboot. This works from the command line in both CentOS7 and Ubuntu

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The Best CMD Shell, PowerShell, and SSH Client for Windows

When you maintain infrastructure from a Windows machine you need a great SSH client. I've used many of the best clients and have found wht I would call the best SSH client workflow on Windows - ConEmu/cmder. Click to find out why

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HowTo: Self Hosted WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04LTS

Here we're going to look at setting up WordPress on your own server, or a cloud VPS, running Ubuntu 16.04LTS. There are *free* options for hosting your own site that are better than paying for a cheap host. Read more to find out how...

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The Linux TOP Command

The Linux TOP command provides valuable monitoring and troubleshooting information. However, there is a lot of information in a very condensed format and it can be tricky to sort through what is important and what isn't. Click to learn more about TOP.

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