Author Archives: Steve Major

Asus AiMesh Node Auto-Reboot

I have several Asus routers running their AiMesh networking. AiMesh was perfect for me because when it came out, I already had a couple of routers that supported it and I wanted to expand my network and use MESH anyhow. … Continue reading

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Join – An Awesome Browser Plugin/Android App

Join is an app for Android that provides several functions. When used with the desktop app (Windows) or any desktop that supports the Chrome web browser, you can receive all of your phone’s notifications, share the clipboard, share files, and … Continue reading

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Using Synology’s Application Portal to Secure Non-Secure Sites

As a recent Synology convert, I continue to find interesting and well thought out features. Following up on last week’s Synology & Let’s Encrypt, Certs Made Easy one feature that I really like is the Application Portal which can be … Continue reading

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Synology & Let’s Encrypt, Certs Made Easy

Adding certificates to any service can be tricky and sometimes really frustrating. When I first started exploring my Synology I was delighted to see it has built-in support for Let’s Encrypt certs.  For those that don’t already know, Let’s Encrypt … Continue reading

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YouTube – Michael Mercy

Do you like 80s Toys, Animation and Comics?  If so, the Michael Mercy channel is for you! It’s a younger channel, at only 2 years old, but his content is an amazing amount of fun. While he does do some … Continue reading

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Add PATH Environment Variable to launchd Scripts

Recently I was having an issue with Node.js not being detected in my PATH with a Python script executed by launchd. This was bizarre to me for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve been using launchd for awhile now, and … Continue reading

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