Synology logoEnable gzip Compression in Synology DSM in Nginx

Enabling gzip compression for your website can be done in Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM). HTTP traffic is already compressed with gzip as default. HTTPS protocol needs to be enabled explicitly. Synology DSM is doing it in an easy step without rebooting Synology NAS. Also, Synology DSM includes text/javascript and …

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Docker logoCron Scheduler with Docker Container in CentOS/RHEL 7

Using cron with the official CentOS Docker image requests activating systemd, keeping container running, and opening a Docker container in privileged mode. CentOS Docker Hub image includes the description of the setup which should be done to activate systemd and keep a container going. The missing is information how to …

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Virtualbox logoResize Disk in Oracle VM VirtualBox

Virtualization is flexible in terms of using resources. A virtual machine can be built with minimal assigned resources and later, they can be added when it's needed. Oracle VM VirtualBox allows allocation more space to an existing disk. This procedure is common for all virtualized operation systems. It's similar to …

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Centos logoExpand Logical Volume in CentOS/RHEL 7

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As Linux systems have root file systems on a logical volume, it can be used Logical Volume Management (LVM) to resize the volume. The exercise of logical volume expanding is completed in case of adding an extra disk to a physical system or having a pool of storage in a …

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Centos logoConvert MBR Partition into GPT in CentOS/RHEL 7

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Master Boot Record (MBR) partitioned disks are replaced with newer GUID Partition Table (GPT) standard but MBR is still used widely as a default format. GPT layout for the partition tables has a lot of benefits comparing with MBR one. Along with supporting significantly larger size of disks, it introduces …

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Synology logoRedirect HTTP to HTTPS in Synology DSM Nginx

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) doesn't include GUI based functionality to set up a redirect HTTP web traffic to secured HTTPS version of your web site. The default web server in DSM 6 is Nginx and the configuration of the web server should be adjusted. It can be accomplished making manual …

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Microsoft access logoExtract Number in Microsoft Access/Excel

Microsoft Access and Excel don't include any string functions to extract a number from a string. It should be created a custom function to complete this task. Regular Expressions are a good option to deal with manipulation of text data. Microsoft Access and Excel are lacking of support of regular …

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Centos logoSet Up Scanner in CentOS 7

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As a scanner software can be used Paperwork. It's open source software which is available in both Windows and Unix. CentOS 7 includes Paperwork scanner software as a part of the distribution repository.

Make sure that your scanner driver installed in CentOS. This is a sample of Brother printer/scanner …

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Microsoft windows logoClean Up USB Flash, SSD, Hard Drives

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When a drive has been used in Operation System (OS) different from Windows, for example, Linux, it can get unusable in Windows. Disk Management Windows GUI tool can't handle those disks but DiskPart Windows tool can help clean up and re-partition a drive. The tool is similar to fdisk Linux …

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