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Rather than post my updates on Google+, I've been writing them on my personal blog throughout the last few months. My blog mostly contains content in regards to Linux and programming, however, as that is my passion.

WordPress was supposed to share my content publicly, but apparently it was configured to share privately instead so my earlier content did not get posted on here.
Linux Enthusiast; FOSS Advocate; Anime Otaku
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Very interesting blog, thanks!
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If you need to fix someone's Windows PC and they didn't give you the password, simply follow these five simple steps:

1) Boot the computer into Ubuntu.
2) Replace the Sticky Key program -- 'sethc.exe' -- with Command Prompt -- 'cmd.exe' -- in Windows/System32.
3) Boot into Windows.
4) Hit shift five times on the login screen.
5) Change their password with net user <username> *.

Why does this work? Apparently, Windows executes the Sticky Keys program with administration rights, so if you replace Sticky Keys with CMD, pressing shift five times on the login screen will open a command prompt with administration rights that you can use to change anyone's password.
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#windowssecurity  GG 10/10 security strikes again XD
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It’s been a month since I’ve posted so I’m going to list everything that I’ve been busy with lately. There are a large number of things that I’ve been doing in the last month. I’ve been taking care of a vegetable garden, purchased myself a road bike and…
It's been a month since I've posted so I'm going to list everything that I've been busy with lately. There are a large number of things that I've been doing in the last month. I've been taking care...
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Sounds like good progress and pass time :)
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Trying to get Windows to work properly in a hybrid SSD/HDD setup is awkward. You can't just make Windows to mount the /Users directory to the HDD during installation like you can have Linux mount /home to the HDD. You have to resort to awkward shenanigans to pull it off, and even then you run serious potential risks if you start moving and/or adding additional drives to the system because Windows doesn't mount via UUIDs but by drive letters, like /dev/sd{a,b,c,d} on Linux. There's nothing more painful than trying to get Windows to play nice.
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If I'm not mistaken, Windows does support mounting by UUID as far back as XP. I believe you have to set up the mount via fsutil.exe (or whatever they're calling it these days) to make it happen, however.
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Installing the GTK3 Version of Geany

Geany is a simple cross-platform and lightweight integrated development environment for programming written using GTK+ as it’s interface. It is often the #1 choice for programmers on Linux due to this very reason. If Gedit doesn’t provide as many features…
Geany is a simple cross-platform and lightweight integrated development environment for programming written using GTK+ as it’s interface. It is often the #1 choice for programmers on Linux due to t...
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Go UPX Updated to Pass Flags Directly to UPX

If you are a Go programmer and you are constantly worried about the file size of your Go binaries, I've communicated with the maintainer of the goupx project on GitHub and submitted a patch that has rewritten it so that it now supports compressing multiple binaries at the same time, as well as passing flags directly to UPX to gain greater compression settings such as --ultra-brute.
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And so the Linux multimedia experience continues to evolve stronger than ever before. Introducing bomi, the best multimedia player I have ever used to date, now toppling mpv -- albeit it uses mpv as it's backend for playing videos.

Although it's a GUI front-end for mpv, it doesn't try to shove a GUI into your face like smplayer or VLC, but follows the style of MPV to make use of a OSD overlay for controlling the video. Unlike MPV, the OSD here can be dragged anywhere you like on the screen, and provides many useful features to enhance your experience.

First is the playlist, which may also be called with the L key, which shows a list of files in your playlist. By default, it populates the playlist with files in the directory that you called it from -- supposing you opened a video with bomi. Otherwise, if you open bomi on it's own, it shows the playlist that was loaded last time, including the current position and parameters that you were using the last time you were using bomi.

Then there is the history list, which can be called by hitting the C key. While the playlist appears on the right, the history list appears on the left. It simply shows a list of files that you've watched in the past.

If you hit Ctrl + M you can even enable a feature known as 'motion interpolation', which simulates your videos running at a higher framerate than they were originally recorded in by attempting to fill in the missing information between frames to make it appear to be more fluid than it really is. I've had a lot of success with it myself playing anime mastered at 24 FPS to play back at 60 FPS. Even 30 FPS shows a noticeable difference.

If you press tab, you'll even gain statistics about the currently playing video, which may be useful if you need that kind of information. You can, for example, tell if motion interpolation is working if the renderer is outputting as many frames as your monitor's max framerate.

Much of your video preferences can be configured simply by right clicking the video as well, which will then show a list of options openbox-style that you may select from. You can select to open a file, folder, URL, DVD or even a BD, manipulate video and audio filters, configure audio channels and more.

For Ubuntu:
sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:darklin20/bomi
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y bomi

For Arch Linux/Antergos:
yaourt -S bomi --noconfirm
Welcome to bomi project page. bomi is a multimedia player formerly known as CMPlayer, which is aimed for easy usage but also provides various powerful features and convenience functions. Just install and enjoy it! There will be already what you expect. If you don't like, you can configure almost ...
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Southwest Arkansas News Facelift

Note: This is an article that I’ve written for the website that is also being shared here. If you would like to see the new visuals for the website, you can find it here. Now that things have calmed down after the rush of trying to get the website online…
Note: This is an article that I've written for the website that is also being shared here. If you would like to see the new visuals for the website, you can find it here. Now that things have calme...
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I definitely recommend replacing Adblock Plus with uBlock Origin. It blocks ads as effectively as Adblock Plus, but uses significantly less CPU and memory which effectively makes browsing much faster.
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+Ankit Pati Luckily, uBlock is free and open source ( https://chrismatic.io/ublock/ ) and available on GitHub ( https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock ).
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Creating a Website for Southwest Arkansas News

The website that I have been working on the last three months is finally live: Southwest Arkansas News. I’ve never created a website before, so this is my first experience; despite not having that experience, they allowed me to try my hand at making a…
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I am very proud of you, my son!
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Logan seems to be enjoying Linux quite a lot with his first experience. He's opted for the GNOME desktop and loves how everything 'just works.' A lot of features just 'make sense' and he wonders why Windows can't do that. He's certainly enjoying how simple it is to drag and drop games from one monitor to another with the overview.
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I need. I have a touchscreen. Give me one reason not to do whatever you people think we do with touchscreens.
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A Rather Busy February

I haven’t updated my blog in a while as I’ve been rather busy the last month and a half with real world matters. I’ve been put to the task of fixing and upgrading systems, networks and servers at a newspaper company, including remaking their website for…
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Information Technology
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Critical Thinking, Logical Problem Solving, Computer Programming: {C, C++, D, Go, Java, Julia, Python, Rust}, Shell Scripting, System Administration, Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Computer Hardware and Software Repair, Computer Networking, Technical Writing, Scribus Desktop Publishing, GIMP Image Manipulation, Krita Image Manipulation
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  • Howard Memorial Hospital
    IT Intern, 2010 - 2011
    Keeping records of all the available IP-connected devices, RDPing to Windows desktops and performing regular maintenance updates and upgrades, solving user errors, performing maintenance of printers, auditing computer and network equipment, installing new systems, computer repair, and managing networks.
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What do you see when you reverse the chessboard?
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I speak concisely, or not at all.
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Graduated High School at age of 14; Graduated IT College at the age of 18 as Magna Cum Laude; Owns a personally encoded anime archive of 15,000+ anime episodes and 600+ series; Mastered nine programming languages
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Nashville, Arkansas - Hope, Arkansas
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