Category: System Admin

OneNote desktop app end-of-lifed, replaced with Windows 10 UWP

While the main Office apps remain traditional desktop Windows applications, Microsoft has been developing a modern version of OneNote using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) APIs for some years; it's arguably one of the more complex and capable UWP applications available today. In Office 2019 shipping …

How to mirror Android screen on Windows PC

  Mirroring your Android device display on a bigger screen like TV or PC is very useful. The major advantages are you can easily stream the android device content to Windows laptop. It’s extremely useful if you want to present the content in an Android device …

How to Manage Docker Containers with Rancher on Ubuntu

  Rancher is an open source container management platform. It allows you to run and manage Docker and Kubernetes containers with ease. Rancher provides infrastructure services such as multi-host networking, load balancing, and volume snapshots. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and …

How to Install OroCRM with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

  OroCRM is an open source Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) platform fully targeted at e-commerce and marketing teams with a multichannel perspective. It is fully customizable and an enterprise-ready CRM application providing tons of features. It is built on PHP Symfony framework and uses MySQL to …

Windows Hello Will Support FIDO2 Security Keys

Microsoft announced today that its Windows 10 biometric authentication technologies will be updated to support FIDO2-compatible security keys from companies like YubiKey. “Microsoft and its partners have been working together on FIDO2 security keys for Windows Hello to enable easy and secure authentication on shared devices,” …

New Redstone 4 RTM Build Resets the Magic Window

Microsoft’s unprecedented bungling of the final release of Windows 10 version 1803 has an interesting side-effect. So if you used my tip to upgrade to this release during the so-called “magic window” period, you got some work to do. To recap, Microsoft originally intended for build …

Avoid Google Maps with GNOME Maps on GNU/Linux

So, it’s not really any secret nowadays, that Google saves pretty well anything you ever do using their services. It’s also no secret nowadays, that many people try and avoid using Google services, and would prefer to use alternatives to many of their popular tools, such …

Enable the Ultimate Power Plan on Windows 10 Pro or Home

Microsoft announced in February of 2018 that the upcoming Windows 10 Pro for Workstations version would get a unique power scheme called Ultimate Performance. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a special version of Windows 10 designed specifically for high-end tasks and applications that require lots …

How to change Steam Privacy settings

Valve Software announced a major change to privacy settings on Steam today that improves user privacy for all users of the gaming platform. Steam users may select now who has got access to their profile, game details and inventory but the most important part of the …