Quick-and-Dirty Blog

This is my TIL [Today I Learned] area. However, if anyone can benefit from my quick notes, by all means, go for it. Just know that I haven't been very careful about style or completeness.

TIL

Add Alias to Synology Applications

This didn’t seem like it should be a big deal, but to make it easy to get to things like Synology Photos, a manual alias needs to be set. Go to Control PanelLogin PanelApplications tabDouble-click on the appAdd your alias and save it From Synology Photos Quick Start Guide
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Synology ZeroTier Setup

Create a persistent TUN SSH into your NAS The following setup steps must be run as root Write script to /usr/local/etc/rc.d/tun.sh that will setup /dev/net/tun on startup Set executable permissions on script Run script once to create a TUN Check for the TUN If you experience trouble getting the TUN to work check out Rui Marinho’s guide Install docker on your NAS…
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Ducky Instructions

Copied, verbatim, from the link in Helpful Links in case his blog goes down: Full Keyboard Backlight Use the following commands to customize the backlight for the whole keyboard. Key Description Fn + F10 Toggle between the following modes: Full Backlight, Breathing Mode, Raindrop Mode, Reactive Mode, Ripple Mode, Backlight Off. Fn + ↑ Increase brightness. Fn + ↓ Decrease brightness.…
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Helpful Links

Ducky One Guide: https://www.hschne.at/2018/02/15/a-simple-guide-to-the-ducky-one.html Google Photos –> Synology: https://michelenasti.com/from-google-photos-to-synology-photos
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Regex Expressions

Here are some of the regex expressions that I’ve found useful. The first is just for US phone numbers. I’ve modified one that I found so that it is a little more restrictive, specifically not allowing zeros or ones for the first digit of the area code or the central office code. Here’s how to…
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VPN Issues

For whatever reason, trying to connect to a VPN from a domain account that was connected using the VPN has issues: The requested operation cannot be completed. The computer must be trusted for delegation and the current user account must be configured to allow delegation. Go to this registry key: Add a DWORD called ProtectionPolicy…
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