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Solved: Ubuntu install hangs on Hyper-V

Recently, I’ve been getting more and more interested in Chef, and decided it was time to build out a testlab in my Hyper-V.

I started imaging a new VM using the 14.10 LTS release of Ubuntu, one of the supported environments for Chef Server. 164 more words


Freebie Script release -Visitor Tracking By Parcel Landowner or Region

I put out a new freebie yesterday. I’ve long been frustrated that visitor scripts always gave me most of what I wanted but not exactly what I wanted… so I decided to look and see if writing one would be too complex or not. 542 more words

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Bulk start, stop, disable of windows services

Sharing a script that we have used recently for stopping/starting exchange services & setting those to disabled/enabled for some hardware maintenance work. This script has been enhanced to be used with any of the windows services. 407 more words


Getopt or Getops, that is the question

Bonjour à tous,

Qu’est-ce que getopts ?
Est-ce mieux que getopt ?

Lors de ma lecture de l’«Advanced Bash Scripting Guide», je suis tombé sur la fonction «builtin» nommée «getopts». 1,165 more words


Uninstall Microsoft Office patch

We recently had a situation where Nov, 2015 update kb3101488 caused Outlook to crash. Hence a decision was made to uninstall the patch from the user’s PC. 555 more words


Iterating a directory in command line Tika

Apache Tika is best used as a library to wrap your own code around. Its GUI application is a toy, and its command line version isn’t all that great either. 356 more words


Check if Verbose is set in PowerShell function or cmdlet

If you want to resend the Verbose preference inside a PowerShell function – which in turn, let’s say, will call 3 other cmdlets that would need to write verbose information, you can check the VerbosePreference variable: 91 more words