Valdy

Valdy founded and works as an IT solution evangelist for Dewacorp.com, a helpdesk and IT services provider that has taken care of over 39,000 customer service requests in the past 15 years - that's nearly 2,600 per year. He also created the growing Dewalist.com- a classified website that has close to 55,000 page views and 6,000 user visits per month with 52,000 yearly published ads and 39,000 active registered users. He blogs for the ever-growing Dewapost.com, a tech blog that gets around 20,000 impressions per month with 700 clicks and 10 average pages first impressions on Google Search. You can reach him on the Contact Us page or at social media links below.

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How to Make Apple iPhone/iPad More Secure

Background With the latest data breach news of the telco company lately, users are concerned about security. They do banking via phone and have a lot of questions about making their phone or tablet more secure from external malicious. Apple’s closed system is designed to work only inside set parameters…

How to Install and Configure Kasm Workspaces on Ubuntu

Background As we would like to test the suspicious URL, we could set up a virtual machine and create a snapshot and test that way. Once it has been done, then roll back the snapshot. The problem with this approach is that sometimes you forget to roll back the snapshot…

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How to Enable Remote Access to MariaDB Database

Challenge We have a requirement to see the production database via a remote connection so we can run queries internally for further analysis. This production server has tightened security already in place. Solution Get the Public IP address (remote) Open up the browser and type in the following URL: https://ipchicken.com…

How to Install Linux and Python on iPhone or iPad

You want to access Linux and do the code with Python on the go. You do have a computer around and the only device that you have is iPhone or iPad. I will show you how to install Linux and Python below. Let’s get started! Solution – Step by Step…

How to Install the Webmin on Ubuntu 20.04

Background We spin a few Virtual Machines on Microsoft Azure for the internal network, and the image has no Webmin installed by default – not like in this previous post – A Complete Setup Guide for Contabo VPS Ubuntu 20.04 with preinstalled Webmin + LAMP. Webmin is a web-based tool…

How to Transfer the Files quickly from one device to another – Windows, Apple, Android and Linux

Background We took photos or screenshots on the iPhone and want to transfer the files to a desktop running on Windows. Usually, we utilise the Apple iCloud that we have, but then it needs time to push the files into the cloud and download them. Then, we found that you…

How to Install Windows 11 on macOS Big Sur using Boot Camp

Background We have this legacy Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013 model), an Intel processor 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7. Previously, this device was in production running Boot Camp for Windows 8.1, and this machine was never attempted to upgrade to Windows 10 or 11. Solution Requirement Apple…

How to Fully Charge a New Car Battery when it’s Flat?

Background My car’s battery ran flat due to accidentally turning on the inside lights and forgetting to turn them off. I called the NRMA road assistance and was lucky they came within 10 minutes. They knew that I just had a new battery installed, and they checked, and 0% left.…

How to Download the Bill files in Telstra MBRS using Microsoft Edge

Background As Telstra MBRS portal is a legacy system and has no update for handling a modern browser and Internet Explorer has been decommissioning for a while now, it is a challenge to download the bill file using non-IE browsers. The issue is that when you click the download, a…

What are the Verification steps for Accessing Citrix ShareFile

Background We gave access to a particular folder within the client extranet in Citrix ShareFile to multiple organisations. The process is straightforward; a small proportion of users cannot access this. Solution Here’s the step-by-step: Account Verification First, you receive confirmation from the Citrix ShareFile administrator that they give you access.…