Install JQ on Windows

The Windows binary file for jq can be downloaded from At the time of writing, the latest version is If you want the jq command to be available from everywhere within windows there are 3 steps to be followed: $jqFolderPath = “C:\Program Files\JQ” $jqExePath = “$jqFolderPath\jq.exe” $jqDownloadUrl = “” # Step 1: Create the folder … Read more

VirtualBox Guest Additions not working in Lubuntu 17.04 – Solved

Environnement: Host OS: Windows 10 x64 VirtualBox Graphical User Interface Version 5.1.26 r117224 (Qt5.6.2) Guest OS: Lubuntu 17.04 VBOXADDITIONS_5.1.26_117224 Problem: I manually installed VirtualBox Guest Additions from VBOXADDITIONS_5.1.26_117224 ISO and restarted the guest. The bidirectional clipboard and the drag and drop still not working. Solution: Installation of Guest Additions from Ubuntu repository. Command: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms … Read more

How to sync Microsoft Outlook with Google Calendar and other CalDav Calendars

For this purpose we need to use Outlook CalDav Synchronizer. Here are the features and description from developer: Free Outlook Plugin, which synchronizes events, tasks and contacts between Outlook and Google, SOGo, Horde or any other CalDAV or CardDAV server. Supported Outlook versions are 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007. Features: free and open-source software (FOSS), … Read more

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 Microsoft recommends (quote from Click Start, and then click Command Prompt. In the Command Prompt window, type the following line, where peers is a comma-separated … Read more