Fix: Windows 10 installs various apps and games without asking

So Windows 10 includes a new feature that automatically installs apps from the Windows Store because it wants to promote some of them. Usually, not a problem, but can be of annoyance. Fortunately, there is a quick solution:

  1. Open Registry Editor
  2. Go to
    1. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CloudContent
    2. if the value is not present, you will need to make one
  3. Create a 32-bit DWORD value for the key:
    1. name: DisableWindowsConsumerFeatures
    2. value:1
DisableWindowsConsumerFeatures
DisableWindowsConsumerFeatures

Restart the computer.

Life span of a Linux user/ basic Linux user management

Bob comes into the company and wants to use Linux as his main Operating system.

Some of the basic moments in the lifespan of his user on Linux are: user creation, group adding, SELinux user related activities, deletion, etc.

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Fix: Fedora 25 Server stuck at “Setting up installation source” [probably Bug 1048344]

Fix: Fedora 25 Server stuck at “Setting up installation source”

Installation started, everything selected and you end up with the following screen and ongoing process of “Setting up installation source”.

Stuck at setting up installation sources fedora 25 server
Stuck at setting up installation sources fedora 25 server

Possible problem, that can cause this is related to the networking (or the lack of decent connection in this case). Probably caused by Bug 1048344, more info on which can be found here.

So after removing the virtual switch, everything continued flawlessly 😊.