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Configuring NGINX on Ubuntu

Configuring NGINX on Ubuntu

This article forms part of a series of guides in which I intend to demonstrate how to configure a Linux web-server. The first thing you will obviously need while setting up a web server is the web-server itself sitting on top of your favorite Linux distribution such as Ubuntu, OpenSUSE or Fedora. I stress however, […]

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Force Stop Windows Update in Windows 10 (Update Service)

Force Stop Windows Update in Windows 10 (Update Service)

I found out a second method that will allow users of any Windows 10 Edition , not just PRO to prevent automatic updates. The first method which we discussed over there: https://blog.jcplaboratory.org/disable-automatic-updates-in-windows-10-pro/consisted in Configuring Automatic Update through the Local User Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc). The steps that I am going to describe below is more of a hack that a […]

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Xamarin Dev Days 2016 – Mauritius

Xamarin Dev Days 2016 – Mauritius

First of its kind event in Mauritius, Xamarin Dev Days, was held at Flying Dodo conference hall at Bagatelle Mauritius last Saturday. The event was a huge success! No surprise though since the event was organised by the only two renowned Microsoft Most Valuable Professional of Mauritius: Jochen and Chevine and was supported by the whole […]

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Setting up a Linux Virtual Machine on Microsoft Azure

Setting up a Linux Virtual Machine on Microsoft Azure

Today, I’m putting on my nerd’s hat to show you how to setup a Linux Virtual Machine on Microsoft Azure. This a just a basic setup. From there, then, you can decide what you would want to do with your Virtual Machine. Okay, lets get our hands dirty. Login to your Microsoft Azure Portal by going […]

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Intelligent Systems Scripting Language (ISSL)

Intelligent Systems Scripting Language (ISSL)

Since late 2014, I have been working on a big project. Something so big that I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to complete or even reaching a working beta version. Even though now in 2016, I can’t say I have reached a working beta, saying this would be absurd and unrealistic for now. Without […]

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Ghost The Self-Hosted Alternative for your Blogs

Ghost The Self-Hosted Alternative for your Blogs

Yesterday, I was reading one of the maintainers of KDE Windows blog post and I noticed that his blog’s running an unfamiliar Content Management System (CMS), Ghost. This platform wasn’t unknown to me. I encountered with it before but somehow it faded to oblivion. So after skimming the article I was on, I decided to know more […]

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Find Plugins Installed on a WordPress Site

Find Plugins Installed on a WordPress Site

As a site maintainer, I can’t stop myself from paying heed to other websites I visit. Studying them in a meticulous way and with the help of browser extensions such as Wappalyser this job becomes even more funny. Just today, I was  visiting a website that has something very interesting on its sidebar. A widget […]

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Suspend a Process in Windows

Suspend a Process in Windows

Just the other day, I was installing the latest Visual Studio with Update (Update 3) using the web installation file I obtained from MSDN. Needless to say that the installation was using my network bandwidth up to 75%. It didn’t bother me until I had to download something else that somewhat was more important that […]

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Domain Names with Accentuated Characters

Domain Names with Accentuated Characters

Last week, I decided to buy a new web domain with my remaining web cash. I always thought that it would be nice to have a short domain name which will be easy to remember to use as a URL Shortener. Something like cedric.com came into my mind but eventually it was already registered. So I thought […]

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Replace, Move and Edit Protected Files in Windows

Replace, Move and Edit Protected Files in Windows

There are various occasions where you might want or need to replace some files in Windows that are system protected. For example, replacing a corrupted system file or if you are among those who like to edit Windows Shell resources and other files because they think the de facto personalization settings isn’t enough. Anyway, tinkering […]

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