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  • Installing TP-Link Omada Controller on Ubuntu - I recently purchased a TP-Link EAP-225v3 and the results have been nothing short of extraordinary.  My former access point, a D-Link DAP-1650 as mentioned here, was neither great nor particularly inexpensive.  The TP-Link hardware is near business class and relatively… ...
  • Install GUI on Centos 8 / Centos 8.1 - Typically I perform minimal installations when I install any distro of Linux.  Occasionally, albeit very rarely – it can be useful to have access to the X-Windows / Gnome desktop GUI.  From a bare metal install, the following will add… ...
  • Transferring a Random Directory Over SSHFS (or any mount) on Linux - This is just kind of for fun - I recently had a situation where a random directory needed to be transferred between servers on a daily basis.  This actually has a business use, but you might have to get creative… ...
  • Removing all Empty Directories in a Subtree on Linux - Another simple and not often used solution to a problem you may not of know you have.  This is more of a housekeeping command; or can be using to effectively prune / clean up landing directories that accumulate "stuff" over… ...
  • Error Message: Unit -.mount is masked. - Received the following error message when attempting to restart a network service recently.  I do not have a technical explanation for what this means, however, i believe it may be attributed to using a proxy port forwarded - or possibly… ...
  • SSHFS – Too Many Levels of Symbolic Links - I've found using SSHFS for network mounts to be quite convenient.  Mainly between remote servers and other machines that connect to my host via AutoSSH.  This works relatively well - it seems to maintain a persistent connection when mounted from… ...
  • Organized TMP / Temporary Directories on Windows Servers and Clients Using Group Policy *Updated - Windows in general does a fairly poor job of maintaining temporary files between users and scatters a lot of this clutter among many directories.  In order to bring some perspective logic to all of this, I like to typically place… ...
  • Reverse SSH Tunneling Between Two Linux Hosts - Reverse SSH tunneling allows you to access a host by traversing a firewall / nat router by creating an outbound session from the obfuscated machine.   SSH is a very useful and powerful tool when comes time to access a remote… ...

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