Category Archives: Computer

OpenSSH CVE-2023-48795 mitigation

If you cannot upgrade your OpenSSH client and/or server to fix CVE-2023-48795, also known as the Terrapin attack, the way to mitigate it is to disable the vulnerable ciphers as Red Hat explains very well. If you have a recent … Continue reading

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Using generative AI to learn vocabulary

I wanted to help a friend learning English who has trouble learning new vocabulary. She often gets new list of words at school and it’s difficult for her to know how to use them, or remember what they mean. She … Continue reading

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Contabo: A great cloud for personal use

I’m a personal user of Contabo’s cloud services, and I’ve been delighted with them. They offer a wide range of services to choose from, including VPS, dedicated servers, and cloud storage. I’m currently using a VPS to host my personal … Continue reading

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SDXL 1.0 is out!

And voilĂ ! SDXL 1.0 is out. After tinkering a bit, I think it’s working pretty well. As with SDXL 0.9, I must use both base and refiner models to get good pictures, but they are of excellent quality. Use the … Continue reading

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ComfyUI: remove metadata from image files

When you generate a file using ComfyUI, metadata are added to the image automatically. Amongst the metadata, there is the full workflow including the prompt. If you want to remove those data, you can use ImageMagick convert with the –strip … Continue reading

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ComfyUI: batch run from command line with API

While AUTOMATIC1111 can generate images based on prompt variations, I haven’t found the same possibility in ComfyUI. However, you can achieve the same result thanks to ComfyUI API and curl.

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ComfyUI custom node Impact Pack

I mostly use the FaceDetailer node to fix eyes and mouths, it really makes a difference, especially with models on CivitAI. You will find the workflow below. Note that on Nvidia GPU, I can use the SAMLoader node with “GPU” … Continue reading

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ComfyUI for dummies: a comprehensive guide for Stable Diffusion

ComfyUI is a web UI to run Stable Diffusion and similar models. It is an alternative to Automatic1111 and SDNext. One interesting thing about ComfyUI is that it shows exactly what is happening. The disadvantage is it looks much more … Continue reading

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Open source document search engines

Some websites post lists the best of open source document search engines available, unfortunately, they don’t seem up to date or they don’t care about unmaintained projects. Here’s my updated list as of July 2023, in no particular order. Note: … Continue reading

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Run Jenkins and Jenkins agents on Docker

I have managed a Gitlab instance for a couple of years, but for some organizations, Gitlab is overkill. For some people, Gitea is enough. However, Gitea does not have production-ready CI/CD yet. Fortunately, it’s possible to link Jenkins to Gitea. … Continue reading

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