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Remove Administrator or a user password in Windows 10 using Kali

If you have locked yourself out of a Windows 10 machine, or have forgotten your password or the administrator password then you can remove that password using one of the tools included with Kali Linux.  This obviously won’t work if you Windows disk system is encrypted.

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 22:43 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Linux, Security, Tech

Protected: How to Increase the size of a virtual Linux LVM

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Posted on July 12, 2018 at 23:38 by simon · Permalink · Enter your password to view comments.
In: Linux, Tech, Vmware

Add a static IP to Linux (updated 2017)

To change a Linux system from DHCP to a static IP you need to edit the interfaces file as below.

Posted on December 28, 2017 at 11:41 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Add Default Gateway to Linux

Posted on September 12, 2015 at 23:35 by simon · Permalink · One Comment
In: Linux, Tech

Which version of Ubuntu am I running

To find out which version Ubuntu is installed simply type the following in to a console:

Posted on January 12, 2014 at 1:22 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CentOS Fixing Error writing fstab Read-only file system

If you’ve accidentally broken your /etc/fstab file and rebooted and found yourself in the repair console.   You might run into some issues while trying to fix it.

Posted on January 5, 2014 at 22:06 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mount SMB shares in Ubuntu

Here is a quick guide on how to install CIFS and use it to mount SMB shares (aka Windows shares) in Ubuntu.  This is tested on Ubuntu 12.04 but should work on most recent versions as well as other Debian releases.

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 23:05 by simon · Permalink · One Comment
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Which is faster iSCSI or NFS when used as an ESXi datastore

I have a QNAP NAS (which is an excellent bit kit by the way), and I have 2 servers running ESXi 4 and 5 respectively.  I had some free time tonight so finally got around to setting up both an NFS and an iSCSI datastore on the NAS.  I was curious as to which would […]

Posted on January 11, 2013 at 0:45 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Linux, Vmware

Change Ubuntu keyboard layout

To change the layout of the keyboard in ubuntu 12.04 use the following command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

Posted on January 6, 2013 at 13:06 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Change Ubuntu Time or Timezone

It took me a while to figure out how to change the timezone in Ubuntu 12.04.  it wasn’t at all intuituve, so to save you the bother here are the commands you’ll need:  

Posted on January 6, 2013 at 13:04 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Linux