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Only shadow left after exiting sketch in SolidWorks

After upgrading SolidWorks to 2020/21, leaving a sketch left only the shadow on the ground. Hovering the mouse would still show plane outlines in orange though. It turned out to be caused by a graphics performance setting. Disable “Enhanced graphics … Continue reading

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X11 Forwarding problems

Trying to debug and simultaneously trawling Google for a non-trivial version of this issue: $ xclockX11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication.X connection to localhost:10.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown). I finally cracked it. This was from the outset … Continue reading

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Can’t bosboot on Veritas cluster

I had an AIX Veritas cluster using DMP disk paths which couldn’t run bosboot or much else. Rootvg seemed locked down. The two commands below fixed it. vxdmpadm native enable vgname=rootvg vxdmpadm native release followed by: vxdmpadm native aqcuire These … Continue reading

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Zoneminder upgrade

I recently had to upgrade from Debian Sid to Buster and this seemed to break Zoneminder. The first problem was both PHP 7.0 and 7.3 were now installed and Apache was using 7.0 still. This made going to the Zoneminder … Continue reading

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squidGuard guide

I have used squidGuard for years, but only a basic set-up based on cut-and-paste from their examples. The reason for this is that that is all there is… Examples! squidGuard appears to be impossible to find proper documentation for, as … Continue reading

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