Nilesh

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Fixed my Soundbar’s faulty remote

I have a Phillips sound bar, must be about 6-7 years old. Today while watching TV, I couldn’t increase the sound volume using the remote, and unfortunately using the remote control is the only way to change the Soundbar’s settings.

Speeding up PHP CLI applications using OpCache

I run a few PHP based applications which require background jobs, and I use the usual crond via crontab to run the jobs. PHP has an excellent feature – OpCache which can cache the compiled code in memory to speed… Continue Reading →

KeepassXC SSH Agent in WSL and OpenSSH for Windows

I use KeepassXC for managing passwords – it is a fantastic FOSS tool for that. If you don’t use a password manager or use a paid one, do give it a try, I used to be a paid LastPass user… Continue Reading →

Solving Windows Store Error 0x80240007

So yet again, I faced an annoying update related issue with Windows but this time it was Windows Store. It was throwing error code 0x80240007 for any app update. Previous encounter with Windows Updates and it’s solution was here.

Windows Defender Update Error 0x80070643

So my Windows 10 installation was throwing this update error 0x80070643 since a last few days: Went through many solutions such as resetting the windows update service, removing downloaded files, etc. but nothing helped to solve the problem. The thing… Continue Reading →

A Golang program to dump serial data into CSV file

A unique situation in which I wanted to dump the memory of a program running on a microcontroller – the program can send data through serial port, but for it to make sense for the programmer it has to be… Continue Reading →

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