Change Network Location in Windows 8.1/2012 R2 from Powershell

Step 1 From an elevated PowerShell window issue the following command to gather some information about our current network profile: " Get-NetConnectionProfile Name : Unidentified Network InterfaceAlias : Ethernet InterfaceIndex : 10 NetworkCategory : Public IPv4Connectivity : LocalNetwork IPv6Connectivity : LocalNetwork The only information we really need from this output is the “InterfaceIndex” Step 2 After getting the InterfaceIndex, we run the following command: ”> Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceIndex 10 -NetworkCategory Private The last argument is what category you want to switch it to.

Fix HAXM Emulation Error in Android Studio

Requirement Note: Android Studio requires an Intel processor with VT-X support for it’s built-in emulators to work. If you want to do Android development with emulators on an AMD processor, I would highly suggest using Genymotion. If you’re not sure if your Intel processor supports VT-X, Intel has an article here. This error is occurring because Android Studio requires Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (Intel HAXM) to run it’s emulators.

Fix Ruby on Rails Certificate Issue

While attempting a “rails new” command, I was greeted with this lovely message: An error occurred while installing rake (10.4.2), and Bundler cannot continue. So after doing some research, it turns out all you need to do is a Gem update: gem update --system Unless of course, this results in this error like it did for me: ERROR: While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError) SSL_connect returned=1 errno=0 state=SSLv3 read server certificate B: certificate verify failed (https://api.

View/Reset SickRage Web Password

Background I recently forgot my password for SickRage and was surprised by the little documentation online. I have it installed in a jail in FreeNAS, so that’s what I’ll be focused on here but the instructions should be exactly the same if you have it installed inside an OS. Steps It’s actually really easy, assuming you have command-line access. In FreeNAS, open a shell on your SickRage jail and edit the following file:

Create a Seedbox Jail in FreeNAS with rTorrent / ruTorrent / lighttpd

Intro / Credits After much work and starting from scratch a few times, I finally got a working jail put together that uses ruTorrent, rTorrent, and Lighttpd to create a very nice personal seedbox in FreeNAS. I should give a lot of credit to FlyingPersian and his thread on the FreeNAS forum for the great information. I’m going to shamelessly steal a lot of his guide but correct some things and add improvements that I found.