Sysprep Windows Windows 8.1

Keeping drivers after running sysprep

When building an image that is to be used on multiple machines of the same type, it’s useful to keep the drivers after running SYSPREP. To do this run the following prior to SYSPREP Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Settings\sppnp Select Edit – New DWORD value Name the new value PersistAllDeviceInstalls Set to a value of 1 and […]

Bind9 Debian Linux opendkim Postfix

OpenDKIM on Debian 9.4 (stretch)

I spent a lot of time trying to get OpenDKIM to work on Debian Stretch. Having searched the Internet thoroughly, once again I found many different configurations, none of which actually worked for me. These are my various config files, with the domain name(s) swapped for “” and the ‘selectors’ swapped for “example-selector-name” If you […]

Debian Linux Linux audio mpd Music Player Daemon

mpd with the alsa equalizer plugin

UPDATED March 2023 (see below) Getting MPD to work with the ALSA Equaliser plugin I found a few sites with ‘howtos’ for this, although none of them worked for me. First thing to do is ensure your MPD installation is working properly, and playing music through your chosen device. If you have any problems getting […]