How to enable tethering/hotspot on Lollipop on the Nexus 6

I have gotten this to work on stock 5.0 and stock 5.0.2 Nexus 6 with ATT. Pre-req is you must be at least rooted. All work is done at your own risk, as modifying your system files can really muck your device up if done incorrectly. 1) Using a file explorer, navigate to /system/ 2) ...

How to change license from server 2012 r2 eval with MAK key

I found out you can do this pretty simply. I wanted to change my 2012 R2 Standard Eval ISO to use my 2012 R2 Standard MAK key. I ran this in an elevated command prompt: DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx /AcceptEula replacing the x’s with your key, hit enter and it should work with a requested ...

creating large, empty files in windows

I ran this in Windows 7, but using fsutil you have a LOT of options. fsutil file createnew c:\testfile.txt 150000000 this created a 150mb empty file so I can use for testing. If you run fsutil you will see you have a lot more options: 8dot3name 8dot3name managment behavior Control file system behavior dirty Manage ...

setting up putty to be used as a socks5 proxy over ssh

This was taken from: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~xuanluo/sshproxywin.html I am posting this for my own knowledge, just incase that site ever goes down. Run PuTTY. It starts in the “Session” screen; fill in the settings for your SSH connection. The fields “Host Name” and “Port” are pretty self-explanatory. You can enter the username too by filling the “Host ...

using chrome with socks ssh proxy without any DNS leaks

using chrome with socks ssh proxy without any DNS leaks
For funsies, I wanted to try this. I wanted to use my SOCKS proxy setup, which was very simple: Then I wanted to use chrome to bypass all proxies that IE has setup AND make sure DNS leaks do not occur. HOW TO SETUP SOCKS PROXY VIA SSH and PUTTY: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~xuanluo/sshproxywin.html Once you have created ...

How to remove the chrome bell in the notification tray icon

Well this is annoying! It used to be removed via: chrome://flags/ and then just disabling “Enable Rich Notifications Mac, Windows”, but now it is: “Notification Center behavior Mac”. You also have to leave the setting to DEFAULT, and not disabled. Then relaunch and it’s gone. We shall see what it takes on the next go ...

centos 6 multiple vlans with one eth device

The scenario I had was 1 eth0 device, and my port trunk’d to allow 9 and 10 vlans. I wanted to assign the full /24 to this box, using only eth0 and the trunk port in CentOS 6. This is what I had to do. in linux NEED eth0 and one VLAN’d CFG: cd /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ ...

history command with timestamp linux

I always find it easier when my history has a time stamp, you can coorolate a lot of things, like last, start/stops of services, who done it, etc. export HISTTIMEFORMAT=”%F %T ” This will work for the session, but if you want it saved for every log in add to respective bash_profile: ~/.bash_profile or /root/.bash_profile

Firewall Status: Enabled but Stopped in CSF with cPanel

I kept getting: Firewall Status: Enabled but Stopped in my CSF in cPanel. I am currently running WHM 11.40.1 (build 11) and csf v7.03. I tried just clicking start, no luck it would just flip back a few minutes later. So I ended up dropping to shell and running service csf stop iptables –flush service ...

error when copying or overwriting the same directory name linux

my directory structure in linux – centos: /home/html/prod/wordpress/update/ /home/html/prod/wordpress/ /wordpress/ is my wordpress install, and /update/ is my unziped download files and directories. The errors I kept getting when trying to move or copy the entire directory while sitting in /home/html/prod/wordpress/update/ was: mv: cannot move `wp-admin’ to a subdirectory of itself, `../wp-admin’ mv: cannot move ...