Setup 3DO in RetroArch on Linux.

Awhile ago I posted a 3DO emulator that only runs on Windows. I haven’t played any retro console games in a few years beyond old PC games from GOG to be honest but I had some time and was wanting to play Slayer, my favorite game on 3DO back in the day. I also wanted […]

Simple PowerShell example to collect user logons from Security Log.

This is rather slow, IMO. I was thinking of replacing my Python solution with PowerShell since our shop is moving to PowerShell for administrative purposes. Will likely need to add some filtering on users to get rid of the noise, you can see that in my Python code posted earlier.

Simple PowerShell module to store passwords.

If you have PowerShell scripts with passwords hard-coded you don’t want to risk someone accidentally exposing the script with passwords available. I wrote a simple password vault module to keep passwords outside the scripts. It stores them as files so you will need a secure share or folder to store them. I have a Python […]

How is finding duplicate files with PowerShell using SHA256? Fucking fast.

I just had to do it. I do this because why the hell not? We all have litter. I guess people will be interested in math, data, and AI. How boring… Maybe not boring at work but definitely boring at home. Maybe I’ll get motivated to do some TensorFlow slop. After I finish my GTK […]

Create, insert, and Query SQLite with PowerShell.

So I have C# code that grabs the print records from the Windows event logs on the print servers in order to create reports and easy searches from my web environment. I dump this data into a SQLite database, because I am a control freak and the place where I work is also a control […]

Get all installed software on Windows 10 with Python 3 and WMI.

This is very basic and I’d lie if I said I hadn’t tried looping through the registry for 64/32 bit, but this works great and isn’t missing entries. I deliver this in a web page making it easy to do look ups on most machines in my org. Tweak as you need, add some error […]

Monitor cron jobs on Ubuntu

If you need to monitor cron jobs to verify they run for a particular user open the terminal and type, $USER being the currently logged on user:

Why Facebook is king

Why is there no real Facebook alternative? Because no one is creating it! You got Twitter microblog clones, Ello for creators, MySpace for music, DeviantArt for the artsy crowd, Mastidon for whatever the server owner is into, old style blogs, blah blah… I hate to say it but a lot of people just want to […]

How to fix a ASUS ROG laptop installing Pop OS adding HP scanning ability.

Installing Pop! OS 18.10 on a 2017 Asus ROG fixes every problem Windows created. 😂 Over heating? Fixed. USB connection issues? Fixed. Driver issues? None. Touch Pad sucks? Nope. Of course you might not be able to play all your favorite Windows games, but I get most to work if I put my mind to […]

Installing Cinelerra GG on Pop or Ubuntu 18.10.

If you want the latest Cinelerra GG on 18.10 you’ll need to trick the system. If you’re not comfortable you can always wait. First thing is first, add the PPA. This will cause an error, but we will fix that so ignore it. Type each command in the terminal: sudo apt-add-repository \ https://cinelerra-gg.org/download/pkgs/ub18 Open the […]