Mike Garcia

until your eyes bleed

  1. ImageMagick Linux Terminal Commands

    19. October 2015 204 words ~2 minutes read Comment

    Content was copied from How-To-Geek’s Beautiful Article I’m really just making myself a copy of what they have in case the site goes down or somethin. I always hate having to start up GIMP or some other editor to make minor changes to a folder of images. These always work great and fast. # How …

  2. Fixing Remmina RDP Server Error

    21. July 2015 152 words ~2 minutes read Comment

    I’ve been using Linux Mint 17.1 x64 for a few months now, without too many hitches. I use Remmina Remote Desktop app with Remmina RDP plugin for connecting to my work’s Windows 2012 server. Everything has been running smooth until I updated to Linux Mint 17.2. Afterwards, I would just get an error that looked …

  3. Generate a Diceware Password & Copy to Clipboard – Linux

    12. June 2015 397 words ~3 minutes read Comment

      After discovering what diceware passwords are (from these articles [1] & [2]), I decided to quickly switch to these passwords for my day to day. A couple of things I like about diceware, is that I find myself giving people complicated passwords pretty often. Nothing sucks more than repeating “X1l2#!8^*&#();3k’/;l[]” ten times to someone …

  4. Ubuntu Trusty GPG error: NO_PUBKEY

    10. October 2014 209 words ~3 minutes read Comment

    While doing some routine “sudo apt-get update”, I ran across a few errors like such W: GPG error: trusty Release: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY A6804EA8EAE0D85C and much I tried was not working. Luckily I came across a very helpful blog and the approach that …

  5. Using Nested for Loops in C++ to Find Prime Numbers

    17. September 2014 782 words ~4 minutes read Comment

    A prime number (or a prime) is a natural number greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself. –Wikipedia It comes up quite a bit that you will need to run a loop inside of another loop. For these examples we are trying to find prime numbers between 3 and 100. …

  6. Fix “Teamviewer is still running” dialog popup

    11. April 2014 108 words < 1 minute read

      God damn this thing is annoying, it’s been popping up every 10 seconds on a clean Ubuntu 13.10 x64 install I have. I know you’re still running Teamviewer! This is Teamviewer version 9.0.24147 Dev wine-1.6 for the record. Playing around with the settings in the options didn’t make this thing go away either. What did …

  7. Raspberry Pi: Setting up USB to Serial connection

    2. February 2014 439 words ~4 minutes read

    When I purchased the “Raspberry Pi Ultimate Starter Kit” off Amazon a while back…. it came with a neat little USB adapter to connect to my main PC & use my Raspberry Pi remotely. It’s called a USB to TTL Serial Cable and looks like this: Those 4 pins on the other end plug into your …