March 2016 archive

Mar 27

Resolved: How to recover an accidentally deleted volume (partition) in a Virtual Disk protected by BitLocker

Resolved: How to recover an accidentally deleted volume (partition) in a Virtual Disk protected by BitLocker I am going to have to start with a confession, “Resolved” might be a bit of a stretch. For starters, the best case scenario looks like recovering the information but you’ll need a temporary place where to store it, …

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Mar 23

Resolved: “(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing Ubuntu from a USB device

Resolved: “(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing Ubuntu from a USB device Like I mentioned in a previous post I am working on installing an Ubuntu machine in order to do some GPU mining (this time around Ethereum) and now I am running into more issues. When booting …

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Mar 19

Resolved: USB keyboard stops working on Ubuntu installation at language selection

Resolved: USB keyboard stops working on Ubuntu installation at language selection I am currently working on setting up an ethereum mining rig and I wanted to use Ubuntu as my operating system (no need to pay for a windows license.) However, as I was installing Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS on my new computer I ran into …

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Mar 16

How to: Configure a Dynamic DNS Client (DDClient) with NameCheap?

How to: Configure a Dynamic DNS Client (DDClient) with NameCheap? Recently I came across a new set of DNS service providers that offer Dynamic DNS services (for free!) One that I ended up really liking was NameCheap. They have a nice user interface, and what’s best is that you can use your own domain name …

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Mar 16

How to: Clone the mac address for the WAN interface on a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway

How to: Clone the mac address for the WAN interface on a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway Background Nowadays you somewhat expect that cloning a mac address on a gateway/router would be a basic feature… but as Apple has taught us we don’t know what we want even if we need it. But getting back into …

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Mar 16

UniFi – How to further customize USG configuration with config.gateway.json

UniFi – How to further customize USG configuration with config.gateway.json Obtained from: https://help.ubnt.com/hc/en-us/articles/215458888-UniFi-How-to-further-customize-USG-configuration-with-config-gateway-json Overview The file config.gateway.json is used for advanced configuration of the USG. This file allows you to make customizations persistent across provisions. When making customizations via the config.gateway.json file it is best to extract only the customizations that can’t be performed via the controller UI. …

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Mar 16

How to: Launch a Process that Persists even if you Disconnect your ssh Terminal

How to: Launch a Process that Persists even if you Disconnect your SSH Terminal I’m not sure if this has happened to you before, but there are times when you have an application you wish to launch but if you disconnect from the terminal (SSH or physical) that process gets terminated. For example, currently I …

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Mar 11

Como Extraer Archivos XML y PDF de Aspel SAE 6.0

Como Extraer Archivos XML y PDF de Aspel SAE 6.0 Situación Antes con la versión 5.0 se guardaban en automático los recibos de CFDI y sus XML en una carpeta del sistema, inclusive, se organizaban de acuerdo a la fecha (una carpeta por año, una por mes y una por día), sin embargo, con la …

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Mar 01

How to: “Change product key” in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012

How to: “Change product key” in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012 I’ve learned over the years to not activate a Windows product until I am confident it is stable. I say that because I used to activate Windows right after installation and either because of third party update, malfunctioning hardware, etc. I had …

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