Monthly Archives: January 2018

Force uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection from Windows without password

I figured out it would be much easier to just use the CleanWipe utility from here: https://symwisedownload.symantec.com//resources/sites/SYMWISE/content/live/TUTORIALS/124000/HOWTO124983/en_US/CleanWipe3897.zip?__gda__=1517979685_a3d644edaa4bd0b810351c5a6cab2aa6 Enjoy! Source: https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.HOWTO124983.html

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How to use the ip command to bring up/down the network interface on Linux

The ip command is replacing ifconfig, which is getting deprecated and some distros have already removed it. To bring a network interface down, simply run the following: sudo ip link set enp0s25 down To bring it back up: sudo ip … Continue reading

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How to globally change a Gnome/Unity schema setting for your desktop

Simply do the following: Edit the attribute you need to change in a specific schema inside /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/[your_schema_name], e.g. sudo vi /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/com.canonical.canonical.indicator.session.gschema.xml Change the value you need, in my case I wanted to disable the user-show-menu key, so I changed it from … Continue reading

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How to install Dell OMSA on Ubuntu 16.04

I use Dell OMSA to manage iDrac, and to be able to do that, I need to install it on my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop. The instructions on the Dell OpenManage page doesn’t specify the correct key servers, so please use … Continue reading

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How to check which files are taking the most space in Google Drive

I was getting almost out of quota and had to remove many files. However, I didn’t know which files are taking the most space, as there wasn’t an obvious way to to that from the Google Drive interface! I had … Continue reading

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Integrating SSH PKI with Active Directory using PBIS-Open on Ubuntu 16.04

Long Article Warning! You can skip all this and go directly to the script at the end. This resolves the dilemma of managing SSH public keys on servers that are integrated with Active Directory using PBIS-Open, it allows you to … Continue reading

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