Fixing BOOTMGR not Found error Windows 7

Introduction Recently booted system up and received a Bootmgr not found error. Tried the noprmal boot from Windows 7 install CD and ran repairs to no avail. After a bit of digging this is how the issue was resolved. It maybe that part of the solution works for your issue or all like in my case. The Process Boot system using Windows 7 installation disk. After the intial screen starts for the installation... read more

Working With XFS Filesystems on RedHat 7

Introduction In this post we will cover how to create, mount and manage the XFS filesystem on RedHat/CentOS 7. XFS is one of many filesystems available for use on RedHat / CentOS systems and is the default filesystem for RedHat / CentOS 7. The most commonly used filesystem is ext3/ext4 on RedHat / CentOS. A Bit about XFS XFS is a high-performance 64-bit journaling file system. It was introduced in the... read more

Calibrating Profiling a Monitor in Linux Using a Datacolor Spyder 4

What is Calibration The display behavior is measured and adjusted to meet user-definable target characteristics, like brightness, gamma and white point. This step is generally referred to as calibration. Calibration is done by adjusting the monitor controls, and the output of the graphics card (via calibration curves, also sometimes called video LUT curves to get as close as possible to the chosen target.... read more

How To Find A String in a File With PowerShell

Introduction So you have a need to have PowerShell to look for a string in a file and create and entry if it doesn’t find it and do nothing if it does.  For my example I am installing an application and I need to add three lines of content, but if it exists I do not want duplicate entries created. The Code There are probably other ways to achieve the goal, but my idea was to use Get-Content and read... read more

How To Remove Hiss or Turntable rumble Using Audacity

Audio Restoration Introduction In an earlier post we covered How To Digitize Your Records Using Audacity, to further on we will cover how to remove hiss or turntable rumble from your recordings using Audacity’s noise reduction effect. Process So you have your record in Audacity and want to get ride of some of the hiss caused by your turntable. We can accomplish this using Noise Reduction effect in... read more

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