Category Archives: Weigh In

New Desktop Sharing

Trying to RDP in and get desktop sharing working. In the past I used vnc, it is insecure, well kind of secure if you use SSH, but then I discovered x2go. Seems like it should work. Weight: 284.8

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Fitbit Goals

Almost got all of my fitbit badges today. The big was 10000 steps, but I also got the 10 floors and activity. Although there may have been a cost to my ankles. For the most part I behaved regarding food, … Continue reading

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Back in the Pool

Got a month to get my weight down at least in to the 250’s so 259.8 would qualifiy (3 days in a row). Fool felt good though. Looking to kick it up a notch. Getting out of the pool still … Continue reading

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Overachieving at Work

It was one of those days that I had to present something at work. I really thought I was unprepared, until my manager Joe saw how far I have progressed and was impressed. It was weird because I was so … Continue reading

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Little Optiplex Won

I got NVidia NVENC encoding working, and an optiplex with a lower end Quadro video card beat an 4 core Xeon. Trick is you need to compile your own Here are the details Here are the results of different versions  … Continue reading

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First 2016 Server on the Network

Finally got my first 2016 server on the network.  I think I may have to raise the functional domain level to 2012R2 though.  It currently is 2003… way old. With everything at CentOS 6 or higher and Windows 7 or … Continue reading

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Backing Up FreeNAS

Getting close to deploying my FreeNAS server. One of the things I wanted to do was document backups. I classified the different storage locations and came up with a backup methodology. Using a combination of snapshots, rsync and USB backups, … Continue reading

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More Building

Figured out how to do a dump a ZFS and restore, now to come up with a script to automate backups.  Also a clear process. Also got the firewall up, it is too loud.  Not going to work. Still no … Continue reading

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Not Enough Hours

Spent a bunch of the afternoon and evening working on upgrading my machines. All the DNS servers on my main network are done. Working on VPN and other servers now. Harder ones are coming up. One at a time. Weight: … Continue reading

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Plex on Windows

On the desktop, I tend to run Windows and on the Server side, I tend to run Linux. So for the past few months I been running Plex on Linux.  But I read somewhere that plex runs better on Windows. … Continue reading

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