Category Archives: How-To

Mac Flag’s Broken Flags

While Mac Mail is simple and works, it has a problem syncing flags with Microsoft Exchange server. It can add messages as flagged, but when removing the flags, the messages will no longer be shown as flagged but the counter … Continue reading

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Removing Windows 10 Apps

The apps that come with Windows 10 are neat but they seems to always want to run and they mess with VirtuaWin. So, you can try to Uninstall them from the menu. Right click on an app and select Uninstall. … Continue reading

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VirtuaWin tray flashing

The VirtuaWin tray icon will flash when a program becomes unresponsive and hangs. In Windows 10, this happens frequently with all of the Windows 10 apps, like Mail & Calendar, Movies & TV, etc. While removing and uninstalling these apps … Continue reading

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Install NVidia on Linux Mint

If you have a NVidia graphics card, you will need to install drivers for your Linux Mint OS to use this hardware. If you got it, use it, especially if you are using multiple screens. Follow the instructions on this … Continue reading

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Renewing Let’s Encrypt Certificate for OwnCloud

Assuming you have followed the steps in the previous article to get your certificate, then you should be able to run this if your certificate is not expired. cd /tmp/letsencrypt sudo ./letsencrypt-auto renew or to get a new certificate sudo ./letsencrypt-auto -c … Continue reading

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Moving large files and folders in OwnCloud

OwnCloud works well for small changes and uploads, but moving or renaming a folder that is a few gigabytes will be troublesome. OwnCloud might think you are actually deleting and then reuploading the files. You can try WebDAV for reasonably … Continue reading

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Linux Mint 17.3 and OwnCloud Desktop Client

How to do it wrong, way 1 Using the OwnCloud client that is in the Software Sources provided in Linux Mint is wrong! This downloads an older version of the Desktop Client that will fail when connecting to your updated … Continue reading

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Moving OwnCloud to a new home

OwnCloud lives where you live. So when you move, OwnCloud is coming with you. Here are suggestions for your move. Back up your data. No brainer because you already back it up! Disconnect as late as possible. Your server will be … Continue reading

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Flashing new nightlies on an Encrypted CyanogenMod

Once you encrypt your CyanogenMod 13 device, you will not be able to decrypt the device. You will also notice that when you restart into TWRP, you will not be able to see your sdcard… because it is encrypted! You might … Continue reading

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Find weak file permissions on a shared drive

There are two reasons you want to find weak file permissions on a drive shared with other users: You want to protect your files from other users. You want to prank other users by modifying their files Find the files … Continue reading

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