Why Choosing Brave Browser Is a Wise Decision: A Comprehensive Guide

Looking for a browser that puts your privacy first without compromising on speed or functionality? Brave is the answer. Engineered with a focus on user-centric design, Brave offers unmatched privacy features, including native ad-blocking on both desktop and mobile platforms. Built on the reliable Chromium engine, it guarantees seamless compatibility across all websites and operates at speeds up to six times faster than its competitors. With its cross-platform availability and additional features like Tor integration for enhanced anonymity, Brave sets a new standard for web browsers. Make the switch today for a more secure, efficient, and user-friendly browsing experience.

Bulk Optimizing Images with ImageMagick

The article discusses bulk optimizing images using ImageMagick, a powerful open-source image manipulation tool. The author provides a step-by-step guide on installing and using the software to resize, compress and enhance multiple images simultaneously, reducing their size without compromising quality. The article also includes various command-line examples for different scenarios, such as batch resizing, compression, and format conversion. It is a valuable resource for optimising many images for their website or digital project.

2N® SIP Speaker Auto Provisioning

We’re rolling out a new public address system at work and have opted to install it ourselves because the cost of outsourcing it would have blown our budget. The upside was this enabled us to go for a full IP based system with the savings and still be well under budget. The system we selected… Read More »

Install Unifi in Docker

Containerizing Unifi has the benefit of OS updates not impacting you. Gone are “oh shoot, I updated Java and now UniFi won’t start because it wants some other version” problems. When you want to upgrade to new version, type: You’ll likely want to clean up unused images. docker images to see. You’re likely going to remove images… Read More »

Reset User Passwords and Add Missing Users to Active Directory via PowerShell from Google Accounts

MySQL SQL Code SELECT SUBSTRING_INDEX(Google.primaryEmail , ‘@’ , 1) AS ‘SamAccountName’ , Google.name.givenName AS ‘GivenName’ , Google.name.familyName AS ‘Surname’ , Google.name.fullName AS ‘DisplayName’ , CASE CONVERT(SUBSTRING_INDEX(SUBSTRING_INDEX(Google.orgUnitPath , ‘/’ , – 1), ‘ ‘, -1),UNSIGNED INTEGER) WHEN 6 THEN “OU=7,OU=Middle,OU=Students,OU=Users,OU=Thornlie Accounts,DC=tcc,DC=wa,DC=edu,DC=au” WHEN 7 THEN “OU=8,OU=Middle,OU=Students,OU=Users,OU=Thornlie Accounts,DC=tcc,DC=wa,DC=edu,DC=au” WHEN 8 THEN “OU=9,OU=Middle,OU=Students,OU=Users,OU=Thornlie Accounts,DC=tcc,DC=wa,DC=edu,DC=au” WHEN 9 THEN “OU=10,OU=Senior,OU=Students,OU=Users,OU=Thornlie Accounts,DC=tcc,DC=wa,DC=edu,DC=au”… Read More »

Romoving Old Proxmox Kernels

This is optional, but normally I first run # apt update && apt dist-upgrade and then reboot the server, so it’s running the latest updates/kernels. After updating and rebooting the server, verify all your VMs and Containers are running fine. Next, I run # uname -r, to find the “current” active running kernel, and make… Read More »

Delete Blank Pages from a PDF on Linux Command Line

OK, so I was looking for  a way to delete perceptually blank pages from PDF files in bulk. I found scripts that will remove truly blank pages, but that doesn’t help with pages that have been scanned because they can have just 1 pixel and now they’re not blank. The script below which is running… Read More »

Chrome Not Shutting Down Properly in Ubuntu

This was happening to me too and it was driving me crazy! In my situation (trusty), this had nothing to do with user profiles. My issue was that the desktop environment was shutting down prior to the background chrome process; this caused chrome to ‘ungracefully’ exit and bug me about it with each restart. Some… Read More »