Category Archives: Technology

UNRAID Update 2 – ZX-DU99D4 V1.11 X99 Motherboard Dual Xeon E5-2650LV3 with 64GB of Ram

I have the base components of my new UNRAID server. I got a Chinese X99 dual CPU motherboard off eBay, it’s the ZX-DU99D4 V1.11. Which I will be running two Xeon E5-2650LV3 with 64GB of Ram (both used of eBay). … Continue reading

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Lightworks and Opensuse Leap 15.2

Quick post on how to get Lightworks running on Opensuse Leap 15.2 as I ran into a few problems. I discovered that Opensuse Leap 15.2 is not officially supported by lightworks however it was relatively simple to get it working. … Continue reading

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Unraid and BackInTime over SMB

I have recently setup a secondary server using Unraid to run backups (including with BackInTime). (I will do a full post about it at some point.) I will use this server as a BackInTime server for my Linux workstation, and … Continue reading

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Cloning System Disk with Clonezilla

I cloned my linux system disk with clonzilla. Ifs very straight ward, the video below shows you how I did it. Better than my other video as I recorded it into a HDMI capture card, gets around the dodgy camera … Continue reading

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Home Server Upgrade

I needed more space in my home server so got another two 6TB drives, and I decided to also replace the system disk as it is pretty old. I cloned the existing drive using Clonzilla and then expanded the partitions … Continue reading

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Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 (20KH) 6th Gen Linux (Ubuntu 18:04)

I have received a new Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 (6th generation, mine is the 20KH model with NFC and the higher res screen) which I have been trying to get Kubuntu 18:04 LTS Linux running on. This has been largely … Continue reading

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Moving Windows 10 install to an SSD

My fairly old Windows 10 machine was running very slowly, it was extremely annoying and I didn’t want to invest in a new machine. So moving the Windows 10 install to an SSD seemed like a option worth trying. I … Continue reading

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Graph Visualisation with Neo4J and Alchemy

I have been using the Alchemy.js library to do some graph visualisation for netorks. Its pretty good, my default template is below as I had some trouble with those I found on around the internet. It makes a simple graph … Continue reading

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ZCash Mining With Nvidia Telsa

I have two Nvidia Telsa cards that I use for work, they are good for certain tasks around data mining and machine learning, and I have been interested in trying to use them for Zcash mining. I have a Antminer … Continue reading

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Kubuntu 16.04 LTS

One of my Opensuse workstations fell over. Weird problem with the login, the sddm-greeter was crashing on start. I reinstalled a bunch of things but it would not come back to life. I decided that the system could do with … Continue reading

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