Disabling two-factor auth on Nextcloud 15

So I installed Nextcloud, cool! I eagerly enforced 2FA also after setting everything up, why wouldn’t I? Probably because I am now actively locked out of the only admin account I had on the system. Oops. To disable the two factor enforcement, log into the…

Installing Heroes of the Storm via Lutris (Wine wrapper)

Gaming on Linux has come a long way. Not only are more and more games going native, but the tools that exist to enable playing non-native games are better than ever! Valve Software’s Steam Proton, a feature of the Steam software delivery platform wraps Wine…

Easily changing hostname on a Linux machine w/ systemd

Changing the hostname on a system is a surprisingly tedious process on a Linux host. Different distributions manage it with different files or tools, and sometimes if you forgot one you could hose some integral components. If you aren’t using a configuration management tool like…

Ryzen BIOS options and KVM virtualization

I had some troubles when trying to use KVM virtualization on the somewhat new Ryzen platform. You must enable IOMMU and SVM both. This exact configuration varies depending on your motherboard manufacturer and BIOS, but you should be able to find these settings somewhere in…

Windows Subsystem for Linux: Error 0x80070005 (Access Denied)

So you’re trying to automate Windows Subsystem for Linux. (i’m sorry) – it goes without saying that this is super beta software. expect pain and rough edges. if you have alternatives, explore them until this is a more well-cooked shippable thingy. Maybe things are going…

ESXI 5.5/6.0/6.5 Download Links

Finding these download links is a difficult and annoying task. VMWare really takes a tip from Oracle on this one!!! Hide everything behind massive pay walls. Who cares with anyone that wants to learn or retrieve old software? ESXI 5.5 ESXI 6.0 ESXI 6.5  …

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