Kodi 18 – Leia is here

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Kodi 18 is available for all supported platforms. No drastic changes to the look and feel this time, the bigger fixes are under the hood as they like say. Gaming on your Kodi installation One of the big features of this release is support for gaming emulators and ROMs. There is also support for joysticks, … Continue reading Kodi 18 – Leia is here

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Updating .NET on Windows Server 2016 Core – How hard can it be?

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The reason for this post is a release note of an app i'm using on a virtual machine. In the release notes the orange header stated "Please install the .NET 4.7 framework or later".  I can do that, easily! was my first thought.... it turned out to be not that easy. Microsoft ships some dotNET version … Continue reading Updating .NET on Windows Server 2016 Core – How hard can it be?

Kodi Preparing for v18 – CleanLibrary

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It won't be long before the new Kodi v18 (codename Leia) will be released. A little bit of housekeeping won't harm most databases before we upgrade it. Kodi has a builtin function called CleanLibrary. This function will perform a number of 'cleanup' tasks on your video or music database. It can be run if you have … Continue reading Kodi Preparing for v18 – CleanLibrary

Ash vs Evil Dead – From the STARZ network without bad aftertaste

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Well not literally because some episodes may have been extreme gory but always with a wink at the audience and surrounded with comedy. The final episode of 'Ash vs Evil Dead' has aired last week. The show is being canceled by STARZ and that's a real shame. The viewer count of the show has steadily … Continue reading Ash vs Evil Dead – From the STARZ network without bad aftertaste

The 100 – Season 5 has started and I’m excited

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Wait? Isn't 'The 100' a Millennial targeted show? Don't we absolutely hate those poorly written, predictable stupid shows? Yes, it probably is but this one is kind of good even for those who are a bit older. And I'n not even a big Sci-Fi fan... About THE 100: The human race returns, after a 97-year … Continue reading The 100 – Season 5 has started and I’m excited

Change a process priority and affinity with PowerShell

Yesterday I was using a virtual machine from my Hyper-V server and I noticed it became sluggish at one point. A quick look at the task manager and it was clearly Windows Update who was slurping away my CPU power. There is no real point in killing the process but it should not interfere as … Continue reading Change a process priority and affinity with PowerShell

Sneaky Pete – Jeej!!! Season 2 available

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Good news! The second season of the Sneaky Pete series is available. A few weeks ago I wanted to make a post about Amazon's cancellation streak of series. They canned quit a lot of shows which where doing reasonably okay in the ratings but didn't get a second season. Thankfully this didn't happened to Sneaky … Continue reading Sneaky Pete – Jeej!!! Season 2 available

How-to: openvpn-client and systemd

27.800.000 hits when Googling "Linux OpenVPN server autostart" and just 663 hits with the required word combinations to the query "linux OpenVPN client autostart" to make it work... Do you know what the best server solution is? The one without any users active. Never a problem-child, zero problems, plenty of performance and always running fine... … Continue reading How-to: openvpn-client and systemd

Retrieve Disk Health information with PowerShell

With the PowerShell Get-StorageReliabilityCounter cmdlet you can get the storage reliability counters for a specified disk or all disks in your system. These counters include information about such things as the device temperature, errors, wear, and length of time the device has been in use (if your devices supports these). What happen? I just tried … Continue reading Retrieve Disk Health information with PowerShell