Category Archives: windows

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 robocopy configuration

I’m kind of puzzled about how different Linux rsync and Windows robocopy are. Maybe if you are a Windows user you are familiar with them, but I’m not. On StackOverflow there is a list of options to apply to robocopy, … Continue reading

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ssh login ignoring bashrc

A small post for a small problem. I was editing my bash profile when I closed all my ssh windows to the remote machine I was working on, just to find out due to my (incomplete) modification I was not … Continue reading

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A Tkinter python multi-platform app/GUI

We wrote on python/wxpython Hello World a very simple window/gui. This time we are going to do it for real. The aim is to write “the app/GUI” that will run one command or another depending on the OS. We are … 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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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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