Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday!

In the latest Security Swarm Podcast: “Are Tech ‘Innovations’ Accelerating Security Threats?” we explore how businesses can balance their need for technological advancements with maintaining robust security measures to protect against cyber threats.

We’re looking for your favorite tips and tools we can share with the community… those that help you do your job better and more easily. Please share your suggestions on the IT Pro Tuesday subreddit, and we’ll be featuring them in the coming weeks.

Now on to this week’s list

A Script

How to monitor your UPS with free software + a Raspberry Pi is a simple script that installs Network UPS Tools plus some other packages on a Raspberry Pi or similar Linux system to quickly enable HTTP and SNMP v2c monitoring. Author david-eaton explains it “can make it easy to configure UPS monitoring on a RaspberryPi in a matter of minutes.”

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A Free Tool

Glary Utilities is an all-in-one solution that offers powerful one-click cleaning for an individual computer to boost speed and help fix errors, crashes, and freezes. Kindly suggested by jan-erikmense2.

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A Tip

A clever hack for preventing unwanted reboots, compliments of orwiad10:

Shutdown /r /t 315360000

Schedules a reboot 10 years in the future. If you have a reboot scheduled, the api prevents anything non-interactive from rebooting your machine… So stuff like a forced reboot for updates.

Another Free Tool

UltraVNC is a powerful, intuitive remote access tool for displaying and controlling the screen of another computer (via internet or network) from your own screen. Appreciated by itanassa.

A Cheatsheet

JS CheatSheet features a tidy collection of the key information you need when working with JavaScript. Our appreciation for the recommendation goes to Extradiscipline_644.

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P.S. Bonus Free Tools

nomacs is a multi platform image viewer that allows you to view and edit all common image formats including RAW and psd images. Supports cropping, resizing, rotating, color adjustments, and more. Thanks for this one go to SaucyKnave.

Airtable is a user-friendly cloud-based platform for creating and sharing relational databases, so you can store, organize, and collaborate on any information. brad-mdaemon-technologies says, “AirTable is my favorite tool for project tracking. Super versatile & the free version goes a long way.”