Lenovo 530S ARR – Slow Reboot/Shutdown

Since Demember 2018, I have been experiencing long reboots and shutdown times. Alot of people have pointed out that the Realtek drivers might be to blame for this issue. Uninstalling the latest driver and using an older version does seem to “fix” the issue out (until Windows update decides to install the latest drivers again)… Continue reading Lenovo 530S ARR – Slow Reboot/Shutdown

NGINX : failed (2: No such file or directory) in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

My first configuration of an NGINX server left me high and dry for a while. Coming from an Apache back-ground (where everything is done for you), NGINX felt a little archaic at first.There was not much help out there for this issue so I will fill in the gap. The error (in this case) was… Continue reading NGINX : failed (2: No such file or directory) in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

Linux vs Windows: Python Virtualenv

Although Virtualenv is available on both Linux and Windows, there are some differences that you may find useful to understand. Is there a difference to creating virtualenvs? No, creating virtualenvs in Windows and Linux is exactly the same. Can I use the same venv folder on both systems? No. You will need to create 2… Continue reading Linux vs Windows: Python Virtualenv

Windows, VS Code, Git and SSH Authentication with passphrases

Have you spent the past several hours frantically searching the web for a solution of integrating Git with VSCode? Are you tempted to remove passphrases from your SSH Key just to get around Permission denied (publickey) errors every time you try and clone a repo? Yes, it is disappointing that there is no clear documentation… Continue reading Windows, VS Code, Git and SSH Authentication with passphrases

Slow/Laggy/Poor graphics performance: Linux Guest VirtualBox 6.0

I have spent many an hour trying to figure out why VirtualBox 6 has given me terrible graphical performance on Linux Guests. I’m going to give you a no-mess solution that just might save your sanity. Within the Settings for Your Virtual Machine, navigate to the Display > Screen tab.Under the Graphics Controller dropdown, select… Continue reading Slow/Laggy/Poor graphics performance: Linux Guest VirtualBox 6.0