Ubuntu 17.10 beta | A post-install guide

Going for ubuntu after the the unity death, still instead of going to the new Ubuntu Desktop experience, I downloaded a daily Gnome image. i generally liked this version of Ubuntu, but it really doesn’t compare to Fedora in terms of stability and coherence.

Anyways, let’s roll.
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Ubuntu 17.10 beta | A post-install guide

Static IP Address and DNS Change on Windows

Hello all!

Today let’s make that IP Static and change the dns address.

The static ip address can be useful for example, if you have a lot of devices at home or office,  and want to keep track of every single one of them. The dns aspect side of the thing, allows one for instance to access blocked websites if your ISP or goverment blocked them.

Let’s begin.

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Static IP Address and DNS Change on Windows

Last.Fm Scrobbler on Kodi

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Remember Last.FM from the beginning of last decade? Well some of us still use it. I’ve been scobling since 2006! Time flies. Well, now I’ve decided yo use Kodi as my go to music library manager.

I keep scrobbling as much as I can. So I need to have the scribbler activated, obviously. So here’s how you can do it

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Last.Fm Scrobbler on Kodi

Krypton is here – first thing to do

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So the new final version of Kodi is here. A lot of under the hood has been changed and updated, namely better support for 4K playback and devices,, also and better and stronger support for DTS audio streams.

Anyway, the very first thing you should do after install, besides letting it update some included add-ons, is to allow Unknown sources. Yes, you read it well.

Kinda like android devices, this release of Kodi has included it as a safety measure so it doesn’t bork the installations or compromise the system’s security.

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Krypton is here – first thing to do

New machine – Blissful tech

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This is  a very and long overdue post.

I bought this lovely skylake based machine last November as a replacement of the old laptop I was given. the last one was alright fo some very light tasks, like reading emails and pay some bills. But if I wanted to, say, have some YouTube content or read some news on NY Times or CNN, the computer just went slow as a snail.

So I decided to get my hands a new machine that allowed me some portability and horsepower, that allowed me to do daily tasks, photo editing (yes it’s about damn time I’m back at it again) and also future proofing. Continue reading “New machine – Blissful tech”

New machine – Blissful tech