Opening a graphical application on Mac OS via SSH

This won’t let you interact with it, but you can at least know it’s been opened on the remote machine. This helped me when I needed Teamviewer to be open after it had crashed. Log into your Mac OS machine via SSH. This has to be preconfigured, it’s not available…

UNRAID: Disabling autostart when passthrough disables the host

I found a weird ‘gotcha’ with UNRAID recently, where if you pass through a PCI-E device into a virtual machine you may lose interactivity with the host if it’s currently relying on that resource when said VM is staretd. Furthermore, if you’re using auto-start, you’re extra screwed! As soon as…

How-to: Install Hidden: Source

He stalks in the shadows. Watching. Waiting. Killing without warning, forcing you to run and hide, to fight to the last man in this brutal, yet innovative multiplayer game Download the latest 4b version here. Alternative koiserver.com source coming soon… Run through the installer. Restart Steam to populate the title…

How-to: Install Goldeneye: Source

GoldenEye: Source is a total conversion mod developed using Valve’s Source engine. GoldenEye: Source is a multiplayer remake of the 1997 Nintendo 64 video game GoldenEye 007, itself based on the James Bond film GoldenEye This is so kick-ass it does not require an opening intro, let’s get down to…

“Steam connect failed” – Modern Warfare 2, July 2016

Some users are newly observing that they are unable to connect to the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 online services recently. It appears that after nearly six months of allowing VAC banned users to play online freely, they are now rejecting them once more. Writing this today as it…

Arma 3: Apex available now!

Arma 3’s Apex addon is now available. With this major DLC release comes the new terrain of Tanoa as well as a variety of new weapons, vehicles both land and air, as well as a new faction – and much more! Check out the Store [store.steampowered.com] page for more information!

Side-load Garry’s Mod content, CS:S, HL2:EP1, HL2:EP2

For those who don’t own Counter-Strike: Source, Half Life 2: Episode 1, or Half Life 2: Episode 2 playing Garry’s Mod might be kind of a pain. Here’s a link to addon packs you can extract into your addons folder to side-load this content. How-to: Extract the folder within the…

Automate Resetting the ESXi 6.0 Test-Lab License

If for whatever reason you are running an evaluation copy of ESXi, and you need additional time you can easy re-instate the evaluation period. I had this problem when I installed a copy, didn’t get around to actually evaluating the features I wanted to, and then was forced with the…

RDP: “… because an error occurred on the remote computer”

A problem that’s been bothering me recently: randomly and out of the blue, my workstation at home was having an issue opening a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) session out to another network, which has a Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG) server sitting in front. After ruling out DNS resolution for the…