One of the missing options of sysprep in my opinion is to just generalize an installation. Alternatives are to use third-party utilities to reset the computers' SID, but since it's not an official solution, I will show you how to do it the 'official way' by using an answer file. The only two options…Bart Simons
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I recently got my hands dirty with Philips Hue lighting, and the experience has been pretty good so far. There was still one thing that really got me interested: checking out the possibilities of the Philips Hue API. Since I am a frequent user of the command line, I decided to start working on a com…Bart Simons
I have recently got my hands dirty with streamlink, because I needed a CLI tool to create video recordings of YouTube and Twitch live streams, since YouTube has a buffer limit, and Twitch doesn't even support scrolling back in time during a livestream. Streamlink seemed like the perfect fit for my i…Bart Simons
One of the Android apps that I have made uses a backend that needs to be fed with data on a weekly basis. I decided to keep my scrapers running locally on my laptop in the past, but not anymore since manageability and scheduling was an issue. I have finally prepared this process to be run semi-autom…Bart Simons
Want to your app loading screen to look like this? Making your app look beautiful is very important, you want to give your users the best you can give at moments when they can get impatient. I have tried out Lottie last week, and it made my loading screen look just so much better in comparison with…Bart Simons
Another big release of Ubuntu has gone live since the 26th of April: Ubuntu 18.04. I wanted to try it out and so I went ahead and installed the desktop edition in Parallels Desktop. So far I can only tell you that Parallels does (at the time of writing this article) not support kernel version 4.15,…Bart Simons