This is is my new blog. I am using this as a way to keep notes and how to’s on projects that I am working on or involved with and to archive information for various topics. I will be archiving technical support information regarding the use of my companies CNC Controller product called CNC Professional. I will also be archiving information, procedures, links, under the various categories listed on this site.

How to add a CD-ROM to the sources.list file in Debian

To install packages from CD or a set of CD’s, a CD-ROM can be used for installing packages or updating a system automatically with APT. Use apt-cdrom from the command line to add CD’s to the apt sources.list file. In a terminal type the following command to add CD-ROM to the sources.list file: sudo apt-cdrom […]

How to enable ssh root access login on Debian

To allow root login access through ssh on linux the openssh server’s sshd_config file needs to be edited. Edit the: /etc/ssh/sshd_config file and comment out the following line: PermitRootLogin without-password Just below it, add the following line: PermitRootLogin yes Then restart SSH: service ssh restart

How to get past the IoLIB IoOpen message when launching CNC Professional

Please raise your hand if you’ve ever been confronted by the cryptic IoLIB IoOpen message during a launch of CNC Professional software which left you pulling your hair out. This happens rarely but when it does, it usually happens during initial installation of the software. This occurs when Windows does not install the IoLIB drivers […]