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Software Notes

Installation Notes:

Wikis

  • Wiki Matrix
  • TikiWiki
    • Fairly simple to use and edit.
    • Fairly decent community help
    • Table support very basic
    • Usage Notes
      • The default home page has conditional logic so that it appears different to the outside and to the logged in administrator
  • DokuWiki
  • FosWiki
    • File based
  • TiddlyWiki
    • Single-File based
    • More a bubble-history style rather than page-by-page style
    • www.tiddlywiki.com


CanoScan Lide 35

Gallery

  • Gallery3 on 1and1
    • Error during installation for Admin.html
      • The file exists in another folder, but doesn't get copied / dynamically created where it should be
        • copy gallery3/themes/admin_wind/views/admin.html.php to gallery3/modules/gallery/views/admin.html.php
    • Errors during upload / Not all images getting uploaded
      • Changed to only allow 1 upload at a time.
      • Uploads take longer, but not losing files
        • From Gallery view -> Admin -> Settings -> Advanced
        • Click on the number next to simultaneous_upload_limit
        • Changed to 1. Default was 5.
    • Thumbnails not showing up
      • Changed image processor from ImageMagick to gdLibrary
        • From Gallery view -> Admin -> Settings -> Graphics
    • In error log, "error: date.timezone setting not detected"
      • Added line to gallery/php.ini under PHP section
        • date.timezone = "US/Central"

Twitter RSS Feeds


Steam

  • Can use QOS on router to limit the speed of download traffic
  • Steam Client Ports
    • UDP 27000 to 27015 inclusive (Game client traffic)
    • UDP 27015 to 27030 inclusive (Typically Matchmaking and HLTV)
    • TCP 27014 to 27050 inclusive (Steam downloads) - limit these ports
    • UDP 4380
  • Dedicated or Listen Servers Ports
    • TCP 27015 (SRCDS Rcon port)
  • Steamworks P2P Networking and Steam Voice Chat Ports
    • UDP 3478 (Outbound)
    • UDP 4379 (Outbound)
    • UDP 4380 (Outbound)
  • Additional Ports for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer
    • UDP 1500 (outbound)
    • UDP 3005 (outbound)
    • UDP 3101 (outbound)
    • UDP 28960
  • Source: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=8571-GLVN-8711

VPNs

Usenet


Rage of Bahamut



VM Ware

  • Share folders
    • Windows Guest
      • \\vmware-host\Shared Folders\

Virtual Box

  • Shared folders
    • Windows Guest
      • \\vboxsrv\

DD-WRT on Trendnet TEW-652BRP


Use Google as a Proxy

How to rotate and save a video using VLC media player

Precision 470 / Precision 670


PSTools

  • Accept license using command line
    • Use the /accepteula command-line switch
    • Or set registry key HKCU\Software\Sysinternals\PsExec\EulaAccepted = 1
    • If the key = 0 because the EULA was declined once, then need to update / delete the key because /accepteula won't override it

Team Viewer Local Network Connection

  • Extras -> Options -> General -> Incoming LAN Connection -> Accept
  • Firewall - already set up to allow public network access - need to allow local "private" network
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\Version9\TeamViewer_Service.exe already in list
    • Check box for Private network
  • Type IP address of computer instead of using online manager, or 9 digit ID. Will popup password dialog.

Change the Priority of Wired/Wireless Network Cards in Windows

SMTP

Notepad++

Steam Controller

Box.net / Dropbox / Terraria - Sync folders outside of default sync folder

  • Look for the folder C:\Users\<username>\Documents\My Games\Terraria (this is the Windows Vista/7 location).
  • Move this folder into your Dropbox folder.
  • Open Command Prompt with administrative privileges by right-clicking on it in the Start menu and choosing "Run as administrator".
  • Run this command: mklink /d "C:\Users\<username>\Documents\My Games\Terraria" "C:\Users\<username>\Dropbox\Terraria"

Parallels

  • Keyboard settings
    • Menu bar -> Parallels Desktop -> Preferences (Or ⌘, )
      • Shortcuts tab on top
        • Application Shortcuts tab on left
          • Turn off all selections on the right
        • System Shortcuts tab on left
          • Turn off "Show and hide Parallels Desktop"
        • â€Name of Windows VM" tab on left
          • Make sure you have:
            • Shift (up arrow) >  Shift
            • Control (carrot) > Ctrl
            • Option (switch) > Alt
            • Command (flower) > Win
            • Delete (box pointing to left) > Backspace
            • Option + Delete > Delete
            • Shift + Option + Delete > Shift + Delete

Microsoft Word

Office 2013 and Office 2016 on same system

Check if Your VPN Connection is Actually Encrypted

FTP

Amazon

Netflix

  • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • F = Full Screen
    • Shift + Left Arrow = Rewind
    • Shift + Right Arrow = Fast Forward
    • M = Mute
    • Up Arrow = Volume Up
    • Down Arrow = Volume Down
    • Enter = Play/Pause
    • Page Up = Play
    • Page Down = Pause
    • Esc = Exit Full Screen