icecc, or Icecream, is a network-distributed C and C++ compiler for Clang and GCC. Icecream lets you tap into any available computer resources on on the same network to speed up your code compilation. Here is how you create a distributed build cluster with Icecream in Fedora.
ClamAV requires a bit of configuration, and as a Fedora user you must work around some issues with the packages. This tutorial should also apply to other Linux distributions, although some of the tools and package names may be different.
There is no easy way to identify whether your Google Chromecast is connected to your wired or wireless network when using the Chromecast Ethernet Adapter. The Chromecast doesn’t identify how it’s connected on its ready-screen nor from within its Android or iOS apps.
Windows Backup in Windows 10, intermittently known as File History since Windows 8, can get a bit grumpy if you abruptly disconnect your backup drive or interrupt backups. Here is how to resolve issues with Windows Backup resulting in hourly prompts to reconnect the backup disk.
It was caused by a silly mistake but it totally destroyed my database. I wasn’t entirely unprepared for the situation and I did have backups. However, I hadn’t bothered to get familiar with the restoration process to recover data from my backup and I was now rummaging around in unfamiliar parts of the Linode Manager.
The Remote Desktop Connection client program is available in all editions of Windows including Home and Mobile. The RDP server required access a Windows PC remotely however, is only available on PCs running either Windows 10 Professional and Enterprise editions. If you look more closely at other Windows editions like Home however, most the components…
Here is how to configure and setup automatic database updates for IPv4 and IPv6 to geographical location data with the free GeoLite2, GeoIP, service from MaxMind in Debian, Fedora, and Ubuntu.
There is very little writing on how content creators — whether it be authors, software developers, photographers, or amateur musicians or movie makers — can utilize the BitTorrent protocol to distribute their works. With this tutorial, I hope to help people with the technical bits required to set up a web server to share files…
Windows Backup can automatically store your files on a secondary hard drive, or more conveniently for laptop users, on a network attached storage device or server (“NAS”). Whether you’re storing your backups and file revisions on an external or network drive, you may want to enable encryption. However, there isn’t a simple “Enable encryption” option…
The output from cronjob’s are often unceremoniously redirected to /dev/null just to keep them quiet. This is a bad practice as you don’t get any feedback when potentially important tasks go wrong. (If the task isn’t important, why are you running it on a schedule?)