Category Archives: Windows

By September 16, 2015

Issue : Running in software rendering mode Platform: Debian “Jessie” VM:vmware player Host system: Windows 8.1 Fix url: 1) Add “contrib” and “non-free” components to /etc/apt/sources.list, for example: # Debian 8 “Jessie” deb jessie main contrib non-free Update the list of available packages: # apt-get update 2 (Install the firmware-linux-nonfree, libgl1-mesa-dri and xserver-xorg-video-ati packages:

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By September 15, 2015

Every time I do a fresh install of Virtual box on a different system. I encounter the dreaded “VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED” error. I finally decided to really document this issue once and for all. Issue one# Virtual only showed 32bit options for virtual OS’s. After a system reboot , the 64bit option showed up Issue two# The

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By September 10, 2015

Being a advocate for open source operating systems. There are times when we need to work on a Windows system. While trying to determine the serial/model number for a system. We came across a interesting API built into Windows called Windows Management Instrumentation . The command we used was “wmic bios get serialnumber” and for

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By September 09, 2015

APT for windows apt-cyg ======= apt-cyg is a Cygwin package manager. It includes a command-line installer for Cygwin which cooperates with Cygwin Setup and uses the same repository. Operations ———- ~~~ install Install package(s). remove Remove package(s) from the system. update Download a fresh copy of the master package list (setup.ini) from the server

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By June 23, 2015

Steps to add additional IPS for RDP Go to Control Panel\Administrative Tools\Windows Firewall locate Remote Desktop TCP-IN and double click it click on the Scope menu. at the bottom , you can add additional ips Please note, making changes to a remote system firewall can be very dangerous. You can lost connection to the server

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