Installing the latest version of Aria2 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Aria2 is a headless (command-line based) multi-protocol downloader. It supports the downloading of HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink resources. Many frontends exist for Aria2, they are available either as standalone apps, or browser extensions. Technically Aria2 can function by itself, but I don’t consider its command-line functionalities to be usable for most. Thanks to […]
Apt update slow? Try this fix
On a cloud instance with a slow disk, running the dreaded apt update && apt upgrade could take an eternity. But what if I tell you it may actually not be a disk IOPS issue?
Enable Hyper-V Integration Services for your Ubuntu guest VMs
For some legacy reasons, my main hypervisor has been Hyper-V running on a Windows Server. And contrary to popular belief, Linux actually supports Secure Boot and UEFI boot pretty well, and so you can create Generation 2 VM that runs Linux OS just fine. However, after installing the OS, you might have noticed that Hyper-V […]
Rules to block that annoying ads in your Android Outlook client
In an earlier article, we talked about how AdGuard helps you hide that annoying ad disguised as email in your Android Outlook client. In this post, we will talking about the rules required to make it happen.
Repeated ADFS login prompts in Outlook? Disable WAM
Your company e-mail is on Office 365, authenticated via ADFS and you’re using the Outlook client from volume license version of Office Pro Plus and Outlook keeps prompting you for password:
Installing Caddy as a service in your cloud instance
Caddy should be everyone’s server of choice. Especially lazy people, and that’s everyone. This blog is served by Caddy. It is a modern web server written in Go. It does automatic HTTPS configuration. TF is automatic you ask? Take this blog for example – if it were to run in Nginx, the config file would […]
AdGuard – blocking ads and trackers at the OS level
Everyone loves ad blockers, so long as your livelihood does not depend on advertising. Pretty much everyone I know is running some sort of ad blockers in their browsers, such as uBlock Origin or AdBlock Plus; and the newer Firefox browser even comes with an in-built ad filtering engine! (Which is great btw) But browser […]