Ron Gabriel

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Linux Refresher

Linux /

Recently I’ve realised I’ve lost some of the basic linux skills I’ve learnt when I was administering my leased dedicated servers in the US. Now I realised I should’ve built on that knowledge and could’ve been a Linux Certified Engineer by now. All is not lost, it’s time to pick it up again and we …

Shoes Wish List (2014)

Personal /

Jordan XX9 – Got it! 🙂 Jordan XX9 – Black Out Nike Air Foamposite One “Triple Black” Air Jordan XX8 SE Air Jordan 6 “Sports Blue” – 2014 Retro Air Jordan 6 “Black/Infrared” – 2014 Retro Air Jordan Melo m10 Adidas ZX Flux

Windows 7 & 8 List of Run Commands

Geek /

Functions Commands Open Documents Folder documents Open Videos folder videos Open Downloads Folder downloads Open Favorites Folder favorites Open Recent Folder recent Open Recent Folder logoff Open Pictures Folder pictures Windows Sideshow control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSideshow Windows CardSpace control.exe /name Microsoft.cardspace Windows Anytime Upgrade WindowsAnytimeUpgradeui Taskbar and Start Menu control.exe /name Microsoft.TaskbarandStartMenu Troubleshooting control.exe /name Microsoft.Troubleshooting …

How to Setup Gmail 2-step Verification – iPhone, iPad & Mac

Geek /

Since finding out about this Heartbleed bug, I’ve been scrambling to change all my most important passwords including Facebook, Gmail, Paypal etc. One of the issues I’ve found when changing to the 2-step verification process with Google is that my mail app no longer works with Gmail even with the new password. It didn’t take …

Watts to kWh calculation

Geek /

Watts to kWh calculation The energy E in kilowatt-hours (kWh) is equal to the power P in watts (W), times the time period t in hours (hr) divided by 1000: E(kWh) = P(W) × t(hr) / 1000