Few days ago I found a very interesting issue: my Davinci Resolve doesn’t want to playback or render any video. It’s not related to codecs (I tried H.264, H.265, BRaw, Prores – all with the same result, blank window). Since I’m using the machine remotely (Ryzen 9 5900X, 128GB RAM, Windows 10 latest, Resolve Studio… Continue reading The issue with AMD Radeon GPU’s, Parsec, and Davinci Resolve
I love Supermicro’s motherboards! They are built like a tank, excellent quality, pretty good support and good documentation … That is, until you’re trying to build a silent system based on a server board with some Noctua’s slow spinning fan (the gray ones). Try it: Connect few of them to the board, and your IPMI… Continue reading Fixing Supermicro’s IPMI issues with Noctua slow fans
I had this issue within the last few days on my Pixel 6 with WhatsApp: I received voice message and they were playing without an issues. Pictures, messages – the same. The only problem: I could not play any video clips which were sent to me on my Pixel. I could play them without an… Continue reading TIP: What to do when Whatsapp does not play videos?
ASUS has started to tease their new handheld console, but without all the crucial technical details, and of course – without saying what will be the price. I’ve seen some tweets about the performance and pricing, so I would like to share some thoughts: The performance – ASUS claims that this device will have “up… Continue reading My thoughts about ASUS ROG Ally
The last time AMD mentioned their Threadripper (non Pro) was at the time they released their Threadripper 39XX CPU’s, which was an update to their 29XX CPU line. The 39XX CPU line was great, had an excellent performance, way less bugs compared to the 19XX line and lots of people wanted to buy the boards… Continue reading Why did AMD kill the Threadripper CPUs?
Sometime you might find yourself in a need to convert a virtual machine from VMWare’s vSphere/ESXi solution – to something which is more open source and more community based virtualization solution, such as Proxmox (Note: nothing is wrong with ESXi, I really like their VMUG advantage offer, but for my needs – Proxmox is more… Continue reading Migrating a Virtual Machine from ESXi to Proxmox
Sometime, when using KDE on your favorite Linux distro, you might find yourself trying to open the main launcher (the one on the bottom left, the “Start menu” Launcher) by pressing the Meta/Windows key, and you’ll quickly find out that .. it doesn’t work. You might want to try few tricks which appears on reddit,… Continue reading KDE Plasma – and keyboard shortcut issue
If you have a soundbar, no matter what name/model and it’s connected via Bluetooth, you might know the issue: You pair your Soundbar (or any Bluetooth Audio device, like headphones), it pairs successfully, you can hear music and you can use the device without any issue … … until it decides to “sleep” (or power… Continue reading Linux, Bluetooth, Audio hardware – and a sleep issue
If you’re running a home lab (or a development environment) – you might be running a DNS server, like bind to manage your DNS records, zones, etc, and frankly, bind does an excellent job at that. However, sometime you might find your self running a home lab with a service like Pi-Hole (to keep those… Continue reading Wildcard DNS in Pihole