Home Server, Linux, Proxmox

Proxmox doesn’t start graphical installer

Symptoms: When starting the Proxmox 7.x graphical installer, you get presented with the error message below. Installation aborted – unable to continue (type exit or CTRL-D to reboot) root@proxmox:/# When you try to manually start X server with startx you get the message: he log file at “/var/log/Xorg.1.log” for additional information.(EE) (EE) Server terminated with error (1). Closing lof file.…

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Elevating explorer.exe

How to make elevation of explorer.exe possible Go to regedit.exe Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\{CDCBCFCA-3CDC-436f-A4E2-0E02075250C2} Right-click on the key {CDCBCFCA-3CDC-436f-A4E2-0E02075250C2} Click on Permissions Click Advanced Edit the Owner Fill out your admin user and click OK Click Apply and OK Click Add Type your admin user and click OK Give your admin user Full Control, click Apply and OK Add a String…

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Debian, Home Server, Linux, Tech

Using SSH

What is SSH? SSH stands for Secure Shell. it is a cryptographic network protocol that provides secure remote access and control over a network. Installing SSH: sudo apt install openssh-server Activate the SSH-server: sudo systemctl start ssh Auto-start SSH-server on restart: sudo systemctl enable ssh Verify if SSH is running and will start automatically: sudo systemctl status ssh In the…

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Security, Windows

Recovering saved passwords from Google Chrome and Edge

How to recover saved passwords from MS Edge/Google Chrome. After reading this blogpost, you’ll think twice when Google Chrome and/or MS Edge asks you to save your password after registering on a website. When saving the username and password, both MS Edge and Google Chrome store the URL, username and password in an encrypted file, called Login Data, found in…

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Debian, Home Server, Linux

Mount CIFS shares with credentials file

How to mount a CIFS-network-share with a credentials file. When you are working with virtual machines, mounting network drives is an important task. Mounting drives can be done manually, but when setting up a home-server, things like this should happen automatically. Mounting CIFS-share without permissions: Create a mountpoint: sudo mkdir /mnt/files Mount the share to the mountpoint: sudo mount //…

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