IPP and Airprint shared printer on CentOS Linux

yum install cups -y yum install foomatic* -y yum install avahi avahi-tools -y systemctl enable cups systemctl enable avahi-daemon systemctl start cups systemctl start avahi-daemon after each change in configuration, restart both of them using systemctl restart cups systemctl restart avahi-daemon lynx localhost:631  – allow from remote, then from your … Continue reading

Handbrake Recipe

Again, a personal recipe, no questions asked WORKFLOW: profile ipad + CBR 2000 double pas anamorphic none 1280×720 @2000 Join files: Create a list.txt with the following content: file ‘c:\TEST\1.mp4’ file ‘c:\TEST\2.mp4’ file ‘c:\TEST\3.mp4’ Run in CLI: ffmpeg -f concat -i list.txt -codec copy out.mkv mov > mp4 vlc not … Continue reading

Windows Server 2008 PDC external time

Internet time is hidden from control panel. As a PDC, Windows Server 2008 need to be synchronized with external source. You can select the closest NTP server from http://www.pool.ntp.org/en/ Microsoft recommends (quote from technet.microsoft.com): Click Start, and then click Command Prompt. In the Command Prompt window, type the following line, … Continue reading

Blocking spambots with SCROLLOUT F1 and fail2ban

I asume that you have a fuly functional SCROLLOUT F1 instalation and you want to add spambot blocking feature. Ad the following line to /etc/apt/sources list deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian unstable main Then run apt-get update apt-get -t unstable install fail2ban cd /etc/fail2ban cp jail.conf jail.local Edit jail.local [postfix] enabled = true … Continue reading

Low budget High Quality Digital Stereo Sound for Mac OS X Lion

Introduction: I used to have a 5.1 THX certified Logitech 5300Z sound system. Sound great, but some inconveniences related to analog 5.1 audio systems: extra wiring for rear speakers, only one audio source, huge subwoofer, lack of digital connectivity. I sold it with intention to buy Logitech Z-5500 that has digital inputs. Besides … Continue reading