Dell racadm on Linux

I'm currently using Linux Mint and wanted to communicate with the iDRAC interfaces on Dell servers. Install racadm: Test with: or if you want to be prompted for login credentials use:    

Cropping / Masking a Video for Kdenlive

I was helping a friend with creating a video and we need to mask out the distracting content around the video subject. If I had this problem with a static image I would use Gimp and the 'Crop' tool but I couldn't find anything in Kdenlive to allow me to... » More

Managing RDP Remote Desktop Sessions/Users

RDP Session Manager It took me a little digging to re-discover the name of this tool that allows remotely logging RDP users off from other servers so I thought I would write it down in case I need a reminder. The command to run is: tsadmin.msc Or it can be added... » More

Laravel Quick Start

Quick reminder of steps to setup a Laravel project on Ubuntu/Linux Mint and similar. First install composer: Install PHP dependencies:   Use composer to create your Laravel project: Install composer.json... » More

Password-less Login to the MySQL Command Line

The goal here was to be able to log in to the MySQL command prompt be simply typing rather than: This is particularly useful for automation of routine backups etc. mysql_config_editor The command mysql_config_editor has several options (e.g. add,... » More

Gitlab Bulk Update can_create_group

I had been allowing normal users to create groups within Gitlab but subsequently discovered some confusion among users between groups and projects. Some users had been creating a group with a single project when a project with multiple members was more... » More