If you have 1,000 computers and don’t want them all to power on at the same time, but rather come on at different times, you can use a simple Python script to do so. I use this in an educational setting where each lab needs a different power setting so that they don’t all power on at once and crash the server when they all try to contact it at once. It is also a little easier on the power grid. Continue reading “Python Script: pmset–Set Energy Saver Settings For Multiple Computers At Once”
Don’t want to update to OS X Yosemite? Tired of dismissing this notification every few days? Continue reading “Hide “Free Yosemite Upgrade” Notification With NCutil.py”
The Pi-hole, a black hole for ads, runs on the Raspberry Pi. It can block a bunch of ads right now, even ads in free Android games. Many people have contacted me about setting this up on their router, so they do not need a separate device, but rather anyone who connects to your network would gain ad-blocking capabilities.
I have also tried blocking Hulu video ads (actually skipping them, not just showing a black screen for a minute and a half). Continue reading “Plans For Pi-Hole Ad-Blocking: Built Into Routers, Block Video Ads, And More”
The Connect To… menu (Command+K) lets you quickly connect to a server using different protocols. If you are deploying these settings to a bunch of computers, it can be done quickly using a simple bash script. Just replace or add whatever servers you want into the servers variable (one per line in single quotes). Continue reading “Bash Script: Set Favorite Servers In “Connect To…” Menu”
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Mr. LaForge, have you had any success with your attempts at finding a weakness in the Borg? And Mr. Data, have you been able to access their command pathways? Continue reading “Microsoft Windows Infects The Borg”