Nvidia MX150 mobile GPU on Ubuntu

I just got a replacement laptop, as my previous Thinkpad T580 started to freeze after > 10 minutes of usage. Luckily my company just replaced the thing, so I didn’t have to think about anything else than reinstalling (since i don’t use coorporate Windows image) and copy in my backup. The T580 has a Nvidia…

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LGSM CS:GO not starting

I’m running a small CS:GO server for the local E-Gaming club. It’s based on https://linuxgsm.com/, which makes managing game servers easy. Today I got a call from the trainer, telling that the server was not running. I have some tasks running every night to check for updates, and my first thought was that something had…

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Get rid of the facebook login box

Do you also hate the big facebook login box nagging you when you’re not signed in? Even sites that should be public available is ruined by this, luckily there’s a solution 🙂 Maybe you already have an add-blocker, if not I can recommend ublock origin, but anyone will probably do. Create a custom filter and…

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Upgrading from vSphere VCSA 6.5 pre version U1d to post version U1d not possible

Yesterday I had to upgrade a VCSA 6.5 U1b to U2e, but I got stuck in the process because the VCSA manager said this: Latest updates already installed on vCSA, Nothing to stage/install Hmm, thats not right… google, google, googleSeems that vmware changed the build numbering scheme, and they have an article about my issue:https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/59659Unfortunately…

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Check for open outgoing ports

Want to know which ports are allowed (or open) to use in your organization? You can check all ports with http://portquiz.net/ In bash somthing like this would help you get going: for i in `seq 1024 65535`; do if nc -z portquiz.net $i; then echo “Port $i Success”; :; fi done You will now get a…

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Playing with LXD containers

Lately I have been playing around with LXD containers, and its actually pretty cool. Lets create a new container: lxc-create -t download -n TestCont This will download the default Ubuntu image from the official repository and create a container named TestCont. Fire it up with “lxc-start -n TestCont”, connect to it with “lxc-attach -n TestCont”….

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