Windows 11 not Accepting File Names Over 260 Characters

The new Windows 11 is another Microsoft release. As usual, I’m not impressed at all. Anyways, a client was having issues when trying to clone a git repo on her new Windows 11 machine. the client kept getting error “Destination path too long” error message. There are some suggestions online to make a registry and …

Change Screenshot Location Using macOS Terminal

My desktop kept getting overloaded with screenshots. If you want to keep your macOS desktop nice and clean you can change the screenshot location in your macos using the Terminal. This is simple. First, I brewed my own coffee at home. I got this great coffee from El Salvador which is fantastic! Open your Terminal …

How to Flush DNS Cache macOS Terminal

A client with about 150 macOS called me. They needed to find a quick and effective way to flush DNS cache on macOS Terminal. After brewing a great cup of coffee from Guatelama I decided to take on this one. I found a simple combination of commands using the macOS Terminal. Once you open your …

cp Command to Overwrite Without Confirmation

I’m used to running the cp command in Linux often. But, this time a client had an emergency and I needed to use the cp command to overwrite a directory in their Red Hat Linux box. I needed to login with root for this one. I needed to restore a directory to it’s original location …

Change MariaDB Data Directory Location CentOS

A client asked me if I can help their WordPress developer configure a development Linux box. They created a separate partition and wanted to change their MariaDB Data Directory Location on their CentOS server. After taking a walk in New York City by the Madison Square Park I decided to put this tutorial together. There …

Setup Windows 11 without a Microsoft Account

I found myself configuring for the first time a new Windows 11 laptop for a client. I was used to configure the initial account in other Windows versions as a local user. This time the setup of Windows 11 without a Microsoft account was very tricky. After having a beer in one of my favorite …

Enable SSH using the Terminal on macOS

The other day I was helping a client with her mac. Suddenly, Finder crashed and I ended up with just the Terminal open. This is what forced me to enable SSH using the Terminal. I decided to brew a great cup of Bourbon coffee first. To enable SSH using the Terminal is quite simple. It …

How to find Python shell executing in 32bit or 64bit

I was a little confused about how find Python shell executing in 32bit or 64bit. After taking a walk by the Buskwick Inlet Park in NYC I decided to look into this. I found a simple and quick way to find if my Python shell is executing in 32bit or 64bit. I’m using a macOS …

Manage Linux Users with the passwd command

To manage Linux users with the passwd command is very handy and straight forward. After brewing a really good Colombian coffee at home from Finca La Camelia I decided to put this brief tutorial. passwd command options This option displays the status of a specific user. Example output: In the above example it shows that …

Create a New Linux Superuser Admin User

The other day I had to add a sudo user in Linux. I have done this many times in Ubuntu/Debian Linux boxes, but forgot how to create a new Linux superuser in RedHat/CentOS/Fedora family. I created this quick review and maybe can help others. Create New Linux Superuser in Ubuntu/Debian Let’s do this using the …