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.…

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.…

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…

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…

Secure DDNS – Namecheap SSL With DDClient

A quote short post on how to secure your DDNS updates with Namecheap, SSL and DDClient. For those of us who use dynamic DNS to work around roaming IP addresses,…

How to make a VirtualBox VM the same resolution as host

Yet another simple problem/resolution. If you are looking to make your VirtualBox VM’s resolution match that of your host making full-screen mode, truly full screen, look no further, here is…

UNRAID license Calculator

I ran a quick Google search for ‘UNRAID license Calculator’ and to my amazement, nobody had created such and tool including LimeTech and if they had, Google was forthcoming in…

5 of the best automotive channels on YouTube in 2020

Sometimes the YouTube algorithm just doesn’t want to share some of the best channels and content available on the platform. So, unfortunately, the gratuitous list post is required to spread…

How to enable subnet overlapping on a Fortigate

A short and sweet problem/resolution. If you are looking to enable subnet overlapping on a Fortigate so that you can give multiple interfaces an IP in the same subnet, this…

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…

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