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Tutorials I have written up, or mashed up from other sources.

Getting MatrixGL as the wallpaper on Crunchbang

Getting MatrixGL as the wallpaper on Crunchbang

Some of you may think having a livewallpaper is distracting, some of you may actually enjoy it! Recently I downloaded a copy of CrunchBang and put it on my *nix box. I noticed not all of the wallpapers listed were avaiable, however it is an easy fix! sudo apt-get install xscreensaver-gl-extra The above command will download a bunch of extra screensavers. Its about 11MB. The next step is getting xwinwrap, I got it from: http://tech.shantanugoel.com/projects/linux/shantz-xwinwrap – The source is available…

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PowerShell: Find User Accounts Expiring in 7 days

PowerShell: Find User Accounts Expiring in 7 days

This may help some of you; it looks for accounts within a certain OU and outputs their expiration date and email if their account expires in 7 days (no more, no less!). # Inspired by: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Email-Active-Directory-452a5640 # Modified for use by; Salomon Johns # Find users within a certain OU that have accounts expiring in 7 days (no more, no less) # Print out the results Get-QADUser -ou “ou=users,dc=test,dc=domain,dc=local” -includedproperties AccountExpires -sAMAccountName ‘*’ | ForEach-Object { $sevendays = (Get-Date).AddDays(7).ToString(‘yyyyMMdd’) $samaccountname…

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