Getting the Cisco SPA-112 working with 3cx 16+

I was just recently tasked to get an old analog adapter working with our newer phone system for a client.We used it years ago for sending and receiving faxes and it works well. They can be found on Amazon, basically giving you 2 analog ports. In this example we…

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Installing rpmfusion on Fedora 30

I'm a fedora 30 guy, and I was having issues following a lot of sites rpm links to install the rpmfusion repo, so I could install simplescreenrecorder, so I dropped it over here for others to find.the simplescreenrecorder instructions from their website will not work for Fedora 30.# sudo…

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A very needed storage overhaul at home.

I've been running a pretty cool homelab for years now, and my R710 (with 6 2TB disks in RAID10) was running out of storage so I was shopping around. I ended up getting the Netgear ReadyNAS Diskless RN428 for home/business use off Amazon. While researching I also looked at…

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Bomgar Alternative SimpleHelp is awesome

I started 10 years ago as customer support for company in the Omaha Metro. Back then we used a hardware device by Network Streaming if I remember correctly. It was awesome, seriously the best remote support tool I'd used.In my opinion, it was awesome, and today is still one…

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A history of sadness, or how I started selling 3CX.

I've been a  3CX user for a couple years for my day job now. I'm sysadmin for a small company in the Omaha Metro area. Back in the day we used an old Northstar Meridian phone system, and a couple T1's. I remember having to come in every morning and…

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Installing Unifi Controller on Raspbian/Ubuntu

Configuring the Pi for SSH and Network is fairly easy. We bought some new Unifi gear, and I wanted to set up a Raspberry Pi to run the controller software.I use Linux on my desktop, so copying the image is pretty simple. Normally I just download the image, right…

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Adopting Unifi Security Gateway

If you buy a Unifi Security gateway, out of the box the lan port is 192.168.1.1/24, which didn't work in my case as I wanted to configure the network interface on a different subnet.It's fairly easy to do from the command line:configure edit interfaces…

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Install unrar on Fedora 29 or Centos 6-7

It's super easy to install unrar in Centos 6, 7, and Fedora I've included some of the primary operating systems below, for more options please see here Fedora 29: dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-29.noarch.rpm dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-29.noarch.…

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Install 7zip on Fedora or Centos 7

sudo dnf install p7zip…

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How to hide sleeps from mysql processlist

I run some larger mysql databases with thousands of sleeping connections usually, and sometimes I just want to show what processes are doing.SELECT user, time, state, info FROM information_schema.processlist WHERE command != 'Sleep' AND time >= 2 ORDER BY time DESC, id \G Should select user, time, state,…

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