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How to enable remote management in macOS Mojave

Enabling remote management on macOS Mojave is different from an admin’s usual process. Learn how to enable remote management in macOS 10.14 or newer. Image: monstArrr, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Apple With the past two releases of macOS, Apple has made strides to increase user data protections. The User-Approved Mobile Device Management (UAMDM) framework was […]

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How to add and use a trusted server on Nextcloud

Nextcloud allows you to share files and directories with local users as well as users on a remote, trusted server. If you manage more than one Nextcloud server, you might have a need to join them together as a federated share. By doing this, your users are then able to share directories and folders across […]

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Manjaro Linux makes two bold moves

Manjaro Linux makes two important moves for their desktop Linux distribution that should be applauded by the Linux community. Image: Jack Wallen Manjaro has had one heck of a ride lately. Recently, the Arch-based Linux distribution went from being just that (an Arch-based Linux distribution) to a full-blown company: Manjaro GmbH & Co. KG. The […]

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How to avoid the dreaded Google Calendar malicious invite issue

Watch out for suspicious Google Calendar invites and learn how to prevent them from making their way to your calendar. Image: Google Did you know, since 2017, Google Calendar has suffered under the weight of a fairly significant malicious invite issue? That’s right. Nearly a billion users have been open to having their Google credentials […]

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How to limit bandwidth on Linux to better test your applications

Using the Traffic Control command you can simulate poorly configured networks to test how well your applications will respond to such an environment. Image: Jack Wallen The Traffic Control command (tc) is a tool that every network admin should know. What tc does is allow the admin to configure the kernel packet schedule to either […]

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How to develop your IT team’s capabilities

In order to keep up with ever-changing business needs, IT must evolve. Here are tips on how to identify and build new IT capabilities. Image: iStockphoto/gorodenkoff More for CXOs If you could take a time machine even five or 10 years into the past, you’d likely be surprised how much your IT department has evolved. […]

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How to kick-start scripts to automate VMware’s ESXi installation via USB

Rolling out hundreds of VMware’s ESXi hypervisors is a time-consuming project with the chance for errors. Learn how to use a USB flash drive to automate the ESXi install. Image: Wavebreakmedia, Getty Images/iStockphoto VMware is arguably the standard when it comes to virtualizing infrastructure, despite growing support for other virtualization models such as Docker, Amazon’s […]

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How to review your computer’s reliability and problem history in Windows 10

Applications that consistently fail can negatively impact the performance of your computer and productivity. Perhaps it’s time to use the Windows 10 reliability monitor. Image: relif, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Windows In an attempt to keep life simple for the common user, Microsoft Windows 10 does an exemplary job of hiding certain minor problems like […]

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How to view and manage your files in Android 10

The latest version of Android has improved its built-in file manager. Here’s how to use Android 10’s file manager. Image: Jason Cipriani/CNET Android has long offered a file manager through which you can view and control your files, but the file manager has always been lacking in certain features and functionality. With Android 10, Google […]

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App offers support for coping with trauma at work

A company that provides onsite counseling wants to make it easier for employees to get help after disruptive events A company that specializes in helping employees cope with trauma at work has just released a new app that can provide on-demand support. R3 Continuum‘s  R3SILIENCY app is designed to help companies deal with workplace violence, […]