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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Deleted Compute Engine service account

If you accidentally remove you default compute engine service account, bad things can happen. You are required to have the iam.serviceaccounts.undelete role, by default OWNER has this permission by default. It is required know the unique id of the deleted service account. If it is not already known,…

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