Fix battery drain while sleeping with laptop

I recnetly decided to switch to Debian full time for my personal laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Gen 3), after using it for a week or so I noticed that when I closed the lid it would die after less than a day. After some googleing I found the answer and they are below. I also noticed that the machine never seemed to wake up like it did on Windows (just open it and it should come alive), after switching over to deep_sleep it fixed that issue.
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Auto Expand last partition using parted

I was having issues finding the correct way to add the remaining free space to the last partition (afraid to do so since it was on a live machine). I was finally able to figure it out. Use this to see free space parted /dev/sdX print free Then this to expand parted /dev/sdX (parted) resizepart Partition number? ENTER NUMBER FROM ABOVE THAT HAS THE LVM End? [1075MB]? 100% (parted) q Then now since this was on a server that uses LVM you have to resize the PV
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Xiaomi Aqara ZHA Home Assistant

This is how to use the Xiaomi Aqara Wireless Double Button without the Xiaomi Home Hub (A ZIGBEE STICK IS STILL REQUIRED) using ZHA in Home Assistant. Other devices just work without any hard to find IDs. ADD DEVICE TO ZHA Go to “Configuration” Then “ZHA” Hit “Add Devices” Hold down both switch buttons at the same time The lights on the bottom should flash
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Bypass PiHole DNS using PiHole DHCP

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Remote Control Terminal Session Windows Server

I just learned that you can remote control terminal sessions. They call it shadowing. I’ve only done it on Windows Server 2012 r2, but was super easy. You just need to open server manager, go to remote desktop services, then collections, then QuickSessionsCollections. Then you’ll see the connections in the upper right hand corner. Once you find the one you want you right click on the session and hit Shadow. By default this will ask the user to allow, if you want to override that and allows allow you can do the following group policy change.
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XCP-NG Quick Notes

I learned about XCP-NG not to log ago and love it. It’s great and easy to use. My only issue is I guess on newer versions of Windows 10/Server 2019 they were having freezing issues. I had the issue with Windows 10. I just went with Windows 7 VMs for what I needed until they get the problem worked out. XCP-NG works great with Linux. Here are some useful commands I’ve found.
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Supermicro X9 Hangs on Windows 10 reboot

This data has been copied from HERE Please follow the steps below: Turn off the system completely, and turn it back on, you should be able to get back into the OS. 2)Download the following driver and extract it: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/22655/Intel-Chipset-Device-Software-for-HECI or my link here, this may not be the newest intel_chipset_SPS_MEI_NULL_v1.2.3.2003 Open up Device Manager View » Show hidden devices In the main window, expand System devices and look the device written exactly as “Intel(R) Management Engine Interface”
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Cert Roadmap

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Linux not auto mounting NFS at boot up

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USB Panic Button – Windows 10 compatible

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Disable SuperMicro IPMI ADMIN user

Disable ADMIN user Before doing this bit you may wish to check that the new user you added works for everything you need it to. Those things might include: ssh to [email protected] Log in on web interface at https://192.168.1.22/ Various ipmitool commands like querying power status:$ ipmitool -I lanplus -H 192.168.1.22 -U somename -a power status Password: Chassis power is on If all of that is okay then you can disable ADMIN:
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Install FusionIO ioDrive2 on Debian

If using Debian 10 you’ll have to use the github VSL. I just started using it, I will update if there’s issues. HERE’S the link. Now we need to make the module be loaded. mkdir /lib/modules/4.19.0-10-amd64/kernel/drivers/iomem cd root/usr/src/iomemory-vsl-3.2.16 cp iomemory-vsl.ko /lib/modules/4.19.0-10-amd64/kernel/drivers/iomem Now we need to add it to be loaded on bootup nano /etc/modules Paste iomemory_vsl into the /etc/modules file. `` First go to LINK and download the needed items I also have a copy that I downloaded HERE.
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VLANs on MikroTik 260GS

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UEFI CloneZilla

When cloning using clonezilla I notice sometimes if the PC was using UEFI it wouldn’t clone. After some googleing I was able to find a post that mentioned you had to manually copy over the bootloader. It is very simple to do. Once booted into CloneZilla you enter shell instead of the normal start. Once in the shell you’re going to become root. sudo su. Once you’re root you going to type the following command.
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Cisco Cheat Sheet

Enter enable mode: en Enter Global Config (use this mode for 99% of the configuration, must be in enable mode): conf t Set port back to default default int G0/4 Encrypts all passwords on the device: service password-encryption Configure enable password (or secret in this case): enable secret ________ Create user with highest privilege: username _____ priv 15 password ______ Generate RSA key for SSH (needed if you plan to use SSH):
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pfSense/VMWare/Cisco 3560/Server 2016

Over the past couple days I’ve been trying to get a Cisco 3560 with VLANs to work. Finally I was able to get it working. This is my first blog post FYI it’s not the most detailed. It’s just info on what I’ve learned. This is not the best post to read if you have no technical knowledge. If you have some you should be able to work your way thru my horrible instructions.
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