Category Archives: Geeking

What is AWS Disk (Import Export)

I certainly could have used AWS Disk recently when I needed to recover about 14 TB from Amazon Web Services but unfortunately because of the storage I was using the Disk Export Import option was not available to me. Here … Continue reading

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Exetel Fibre Upgrade to 500 Mbps

For the past 2 years our College has enjoyed a 200 Mbps unlimited fibre connect and it was a delight to upgrade this link very recently to 500 Mbps unlimited data. I can honestly say I have never had any … Continue reading

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The Music TRA-LOLLY

For many years I have been frustrated by the quality of Sound and Visuals at our events and functions, it always seemed to me that the whole ‘sound desk process’ was over complicated and difficult and never quite worked as expected. … Continue reading

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Collaborating to solve Latency Issues on our Network

I had noticed some minor latency issues on our network recently.  By latency I mean significant differences in ping times, and intermittent packet loss.  No one has noticed the issue or complained so it is not really an “Official Problem” … Continue reading

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HTTP Commander Review – A Web Based File Manager

HTTP Commander Review – A Web Based File Manager suitable for schools HTTP Commander is a Web Based File Manager which works well and installs surprisingly easily, allowing our students and teachers to access their files remotely using the web … Continue reading

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Things I did not necessarily know (Part I)

Having problems with your DNS / Internet Cache #dscacheutil -flushcache Refreshing the list of printers from the MacServer Last login: Mon Feb  7 07:24:37 on console mac$ cupsctl BrowseRemoteProtocols=cups mac$ cupsctl BrowsePoll=macserver.student.local:631 A Safe Mode for Macs. If your Mac … Continue reading

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Annoyances Part I

Annoyances Adobe Updater: This appears on my toolbar on OSX, for something that only runs once a day an icon is too much real estate to spare, besides Adobe in general suffers from a false  sense of self worth. To Disable … Continue reading

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