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Canada Revenue Agency Scam – How To Block Phone Number

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This is the Canada Revenue Agency the scammer says and exactly at that point I hang up because I got what I wanted. As soon as I get a call from a scammer or polling company, I hang up and block the phone number 1 437 227 9157 How to block a caller Android-based phones … Read more Canada Revenue Agency Scam – How To Block Phone Number

Recording the Yamaha Genos MIDI with Reaper DAW

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This post describes how I record MIDI files on my Yamaha Genos and edit them with Reaper which is my DAW (digital audio workstation). For the record, Reapers is a low cost DAW and available as a free download from the Reaper website Yamaha Genos USB connecitons To make the process as simple as possible, … Read more Recording the Yamaha Genos MIDI with Reaper DAW

Linux how to mirror a WordPress site on local computer

Linux can mirror and copy a live WordPress site so that it runs on my laptop at home. Although my web host creates backups which I can recall anytime I want to, I prefer to have an up-to-date mirror of my sites running on a local computer. If the live server gets compromised, I can … Read more Linux how to mirror a WordPress site on local computer

Ultrawide or 32″ 4K Monitor Screen Dimensions

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Ultrawide monitors are amazing and so are 4K monitors but which one is better for programmers and designers? Unlike never-ending arguments, screen resolutions can easily be compared with the help of math so let’s do just that.For the record, I work only with straight, non-curved displays. Curved monitors look to me as if the top … Read more Ultrawide or 32″ 4K Monitor Screen Dimensions

Linux Reaper Behringer U-phoria UMC404HD

Linux Reaper Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD

I have discovered my golden formula when it comes to audio recording in Linux. Amazingly, the solution is easy because all I needed to achieve success is: Linux Reaper Behringer Audio Interface Linux Why Linux? Well, the answer is rather simple. My workstation has an internal SSD with a 256 Gig capacity. Yes, I can … Read more Linux Reaper Behringer U-phoria UMC404HD

Behringer U-PHORIA UMC404HD on ArcoLinux

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I just hooked up a new Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD to a laptop that runs ArcoLinux (XFCE) All that was needed to get the UMC404HD to run was plugging it in and configure the Jack audio server. Before I go on I’d like to tell you that everything works perfect. Installing Jack2 and QjackCtl By default, … Read more Behringer U-PHORIA UMC404HD on ArcoLinux

Which audio interface is better Steinberg or Behringer

which audio interface is better Steinberg or Behringer

This is a true tail about two audio interfaces. One is a Steinberg UR22 mkii and the other, the Behringer U-PHORIA UMC404HD Instead of testing both interfaces and give you my humble opinion, I’ll let time be the judge. Bear with me. A few weeks ago, I was shopping for an audio interface. Like many … Read more Which audio interface is better Steinberg or Behringer

Windows 10 Driver Power State Failure

driver power state failure

Driver power state failure is something I just experienced for the first time. These days, a blue screen is extremely rare because I hardly use the Windows operating system. If it weren’t for music, I’d gladly do without Microsoft’s little gift to humanity. Linux, as far as I remember, never ever chokes like that. So … Read more Windows 10 Driver Power State Failure