Category Archives: hardware

CryoSPARC 2 update on CentOS 7

We have installed previously CryoSPARC 2, but since I’m kind of conservative about, I didn’t update it until I had a feature request from an user. The update is in principle quite easy. You just run cryosparcm update on the … Continue reading

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Repairing a old OS disk with fsck

I have a Fedora 19 system that has been running as a data proxy without a break for like 4 years already. It’s on another subnet, and I don’t have easy access to it, so it has not been updated … Continue reading

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Different data deletion methods

I was needing a nice summary of deletion methods, what they mean and what they do. What happens when you delete something, and how reliable is your deletion method? Operation/tool Meaning Consequence Delete (in Explorer, or other file explorer) File is … Continue reading

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Cannot install Windows 10 (error 0x80300024)

I am repurposing old DELL servers into powerful Windows 10 servers. We could buy new servers, but why should we? We don’t have the space for them, and these guys DELL PE T620, if filled up, can still give you … Continue reading

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Windows XP problems

Yes I know. Windows XP. Out of support. What a thing, right? But we still have some. Specially connected to very expensive devices, like a genome sequencer, an sub-millimeter spectrometer, these things. I don’t get so many devices managed by … Continue reading

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OSX : Can’t Exit Full Screen Mode in X11

Back to working topics. To start a remote GUI from a mac (ssh) you need an X11 client. You can download the official XOrg client here. I have plenty of experience with this client, since most of my people access to … Continue reading

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macOS and Mac annoyance list

Because not everything out there is Linux. This is a collection of solutions to problems I found while using the bitten apple products. One important issue is always how to write files on an NTFS drive. You can read them but … Continue reading

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