Setup the Nextcloud Snap Package with HTTPS and a separate data path

I have been using the Nextcloud snap package for a long time, but some recent system changes in my colocation facility mean that it is time for a big upgrade. Rather than migrate my existing Nextcloud instance, I have decided to build a new install …

Backup Nextcloud with RCLONE

I’ve made previous posts about backing cloud services with RCLONE – Backup Google Photos with Rclone – and this post will detail how to backup a self-hosted cloud service, Nextcloud. There are a lot of benefits to running your own private ‘cloud’ storage system, but …

Convert an ESXi VM to UNRAID KVM with qume-img convert

Here’s a quick guide on how to convert ESXi VMs to and UNRAID KVM virtual machine – it’s a simple process but a minefield to navigate on searches and forums. I currently have a windows 10 VM running on an ESXi server (vmdk) which I …

Backup Google Photos with Rclone

Google photos auto backup is a nice way to make sure that all your photos on your mobile phone are backed up. It takes the pain out of backups by allowing you to automatically upload your photos and videos to Google servers. For those who …

Kali Linux 2020.1 – No more root by default

Rejoice! Kali Linux 2020.1 is here! The first release of 2020 has arrived and this post will contain some updates and my initial thoughts on the fresh release. Kali Linux 2020.1 features and changes Non-Root by default Kali single installer image Kali NetHunter Rootless Improvements …

Python 2.7 end-of-life – The time to upgrade is upon us

1st January 2020 marked the official end of python 2.7 development, including feature support and security fixes. Python 2.7 was over 9 years old in development years, making it the longest supported version to date. The code freeze is no in place, with the final …

AWUS036AC (rt8812au) driver setup in Kali Linux

I am planning a number of articles which focus on using aircrack-ng and hashcast to recover WPA wireless security passwords. However to get into that you need to have a specific wireless device which supports monitor mode and packet injection. I decided on the Alfa …

Kali Linux – How to upgrade python 2.7 to python 3.7

I have covered changing the default version of python in Debian, however for those looking to Google for a quick fix on Kali, I hope that this reaches you well. This was tested on a completely fresh install of Kali Linux with no other alterations …

Ubuntu 19.10 – How to upgrade python 2.7 to python 3.7

Much to my surprise, I found that a fresh install of Ubuntu 19.10 was set to use python 2.7 as the default python instance. I have covered changing the default version of python in Debian, however for those looking to Google for a quick fix …

Clipboard and Shared Folders on Kali Linux with VirtualBox

I spent more time that care to admit trying to setup a shared folder between my windows host and Kali VirtualBox VM. So hopefully the Google algos pick this one up and save you the time trying to find the right packages to fix this …