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How To Install Reaper on Ubuntu Studio 20.04

Introduction So, it’s been awhile since I have played around with Ubuntu Studio and I have always like the distribution in the way it is packaged and the realtime kernel for Audio, Video and Graphics tasks. One of my favorite DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) is Reaper. In  the past to run Reaper you had to use WINE or other methods but as luck would have it they have been releasing a version for... read more

Use PowerShell to Get Drive List and Capacity

  Introduction Just a simple post with PowerShell. Had a bunch of Windows servers that needed to get a list of local drives and display the size of the drive and the freespace on the drives in GB. To achieve that decided to use Win32_LogicalDisk call in PowerShell. select a few of the available fields and do a little math. The Code What is Win32_LogicalDisk? The Win32_LogicalDisk WMI class represents... read more

How To Disable Firefox Captive Portal Detection

Introduction After a recent upgrade started seeing an Open Network Login Page popup on Firefox. Clicking the “X” by it just cleared the box and did not stop me from going about my merry way. The box did keep popping up so with a bit of digging found this was being caused by Firefox Captive Portal detection.  Since I knew I was on a secure wireless it made sense to disable the popups. Process... read more

Installing HuffyUV on Windows 10 64 Bit

Introduction this is not a long post but I it hopefully is a helpful post. Huffyuv is a very fast, lossless Win32 video codec. “Lossless” means that the output from the de-compressor is bit-for-bit identical with the original input to the compressor. It is a video codec I use a lot with video restorations using VirtualDub. In this post we will cover installing the 32 and 64 bit versions.... read more

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional 12.9 Review

Introduction We have all ran into an issue before. Accidentally formatted an SD card or deleted important files (pictures, documents, etc..) and feared the worst. Years ago that may have been the case for home users not so savvy on getting data back using Linux tools and other such tools, until software developers started improving the tools available to us at a reasonable price. In this review we will be... read more

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