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Linux Mint 19 & Chrome Remote Desktop = “Could not acquire name on session bus” Error On Login

Short Version: CTRL+ALT+F1, sudo apt-get autoremove chrome-remote-desktop, reboot. Full Article: I know, its a specific article title – but surely some poor soul will wander in here from the depths of Google and quit pulling their hair out. As you may have already discovered from the title… Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop no-worky on Linux Mint 19 at the time of writing (July 2018). That’s because it …

How To Set Up Nginx Reverse Proxy for SubDomains On Linux Mint With Ombi, Sonarr, Radarr, Plex, Etc. The stupid easy way.

You’ve been to 43 tutorials. You’ve been to 17 youtube videos. Heck, you’ve been to Reddit and they’re so smart over their in their wonderful /r/Nginx subreddit, they forgot how to explain it to us beginners. How the crap is it that nobody can figure out how to explain a frigg’n reverse proxy (using Nginx) in plain, dumb-ol English? I mean seriously. Let’s begin the tutorial …

WsusPool keeps crashing: stops again and again – Sysadmins of the North

Sometimes you find your WSUS server keeps crashing over and over again. WSUS is unavailable and/or the WSUS management console hangs. When you start to investigate as to why Windows Server Update Services crashes, you’ll notice the following error message being logged in the HTTPErr log files: 2017-05-08 05:03:53 203.0.113.144 56433 203.0.113.4 80 HTTP/1.1 POST /SimpleAuthWebService/SimpleAuth.asmx 503 707060612 AppOffline WsusPool In the Eventlog you might find an …

Online Upgrade to ESXi 6.5 Using ESXCLi – VirtuBytes

This beautiful article from virtubytes.com helps to upgrade Vcenter without having a login for vmware’s website. Let’s start with that overview on image profiles and how to distinguish them in the online depot. This information could have easily been a post in itself, but if you are new to image profiles and the online depot, it may prove beneficial to be all in one place. …

Adding “Run as a Different User” Option to Apps in Windows 10

So, you probably already know about the option to right-click on an application in Windows 10 and being able to choose “Run as Administrator.” But, what if you want to run as a different user entirely? With a quick registry edit, you can add the following “Run as a different user” option to Windows 10 apps. This doesn’t work for Windows Universal Apps, just apps …

[SOLVED] Cannot access company website internally – DNS – Spiceworks

SOLUTION:  Go to the server that handles your DNS Open DNS manager Expand the server, Expand the Forward Lookup Zones Make sure that you have a zone called: yourdomain.com if not, creating it. Expand the zone Check to verify that you have a “www” A record and if you’d like add a record without anything (that allows typing http://yourdomain.com without the www) and both should …

How to disable “friend added a photo” and “friend updated their status” on Facebook Mobile

Facebook is jarring enough without it bombarding you about when your friends do something that have nothing to do with you. Notifications are sacred red circles of action, and if it doesn’t involve me directly, it’s not something I want. At all. Here’s how to disable it on the iPhone/iPad/Android version of Facebook as of the time of writing: Click the “three bars” tab called …

Apple Macbook, Macbook Pro, and Macbook Air Upgradability / Repairability Chart (Hard drives, RAM, etc)

I’m sick of scouring the internet for which Apple computers are upgradable and which aren’t. As a computer repair shop owner of 4 years, and IT systems admin — I have a hard time buying a laptop that I can’t repair. Hard drives and solid state drives deteriorate and die (no matter what!) so something swappable is very important to me. Here’s what I’ve found …