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How To Convert OVA Image to QCOW2 (QEMU and virt-manager)

For a university subject, I was given a Linux image to use which comes with all the tools ready to go. All I had to do was download Virtual Box and run the VM. However, because I like QEMU, I wanted to see if I could get it to work in Virt Manager (the graphical […]

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How To Stop Git From Asking Username And Password

When I started to use Git, I always found it frustrating that it kept asking me to enter my credentials every time I wanted to push to a remote repository. After some search, I found a way for it to remember my credentials for a period of time. The file you need to edit is […]

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How To Show Feedback While Typing Sudo Password

You’d think it’s trivial that the password feedback would be enabled in the terminal. Recently I found out through this article that I could show the asterisks while when running a command as root. Upon enabling it, I realised how much I actually like the visual feedback, so I decided to make a quick article […]

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Fixing NVME SSD Problems On Linux

Not too long ago, I got myself a nice 500GB PCI-e NVME SSD, for those who don’t know what that is, it’s basically a very fast SSD. The model I got is a Kingston A2000 and I must say, it’s a very good drive for the price. It was fine and all but I ran […]

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Getting More Software on Fedora – RPM Fusion & Flathub

So you decided to use the best Linux distribution out there, good choice. 😉 When setting up Fedora for someone whether it is the vanilla Workstation (GNOME) or a spin (KDE, Cinnamon, XFCE, etc.), there are a bunch of things one can do to improve their overall experience. One thing I do immediately after installing […]

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How To Get Windows 10 Product Key From Linux

Alright, quick tip! Let’s say you want to get the Windows 10 license key from your machine and you’re running Linux. Simply open a terminal and run the following command. Done!

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How To Reset Open-USB-IO (OUSB Board) to Factory Defaults

If you’re an Engineering student at RMIT University, you probably have come across the OUSB Board. This board is similar to an Arduino however it has a bunch of inputs and sensors and is powered by an Atmega32A. I found this board to be a great learning experience as I’ve done various projects and it […]

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Don’t fear the terminal!

I often see the comment being made that “terminals are scary” and you look like a hacker. Thing is, this couldn’t be further from the truth, using the terminal in most cases is a time-saving and generally a simpler approach to computing. Whether it is simple things like updating the system, editing configuration files, connecting […]

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tekbyte… reborn!

Ah yes. Who doesn’t love a clean and fresh website? Everything just works, as it should be! For the past few years, I’ve been rocking the same wordpress install and it had its fair share of broken plugins and database errors. I made some poor choices in using plugins and themes (who would’ve thought?) and […]

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hello world

Hello there world. tekbyte is now reborn!