Category Archives: software

A Wiki install on CentOS 7

We need a website that can be used to shared information. This is usually called a wiki. I was tempted to install a wiki on a container (see for example theĀ  xwiki docker) but I went for the real thing … Continue reading

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MS Office Excel 2016 hide unused rows and columns

It’s been a while since I use MS Excel (I’m a free software guy). When I was given a kind of database all written on Excel, so big that you can’t print it on a single page, I almost scream. … Continue reading

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GPU performance – an overview

Since Christmas is coming, it’s time to think about what to upgrade and why. We want maybe to get better GPUs, but better for what? For me it is not clear yet the usage the people give to them. It … Continue reading

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No VLAN option for the Intel network interface on Windows 10

A VLAN (Virtual Local Area Network) is useful if you want to connect to two subnets at the same time, or if you want to add an extra layer of security. You can do that with two different network interfaces … Continue reading

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A python script to take screenshots on Windows

We want to know what one of our Windows servers is doing without using remote desktop. The idea is to have a snippet running on the background that takes a screenshot each certain (fixed) time and saves it on a … Continue reading

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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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Creating a github repository on CentOS 7

I was asked to share my docker. Strange, right? Who’s interested on this sh*t? But OK, let’s share it in a professional way, via github. This is my quick howto. 1.Create a github account and a new repository. Go to … Continue reading

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