Computing and Networks

Peer certificate error when S/MIME signing email

THE PROBLEM: “Peer’s certificate issuer has been marked as not trusted by the user. (-8172) – Cannot add MS SMIMEEncKeyPrefs attribute”, you may need to select different mail options” THE SCENARIO: Right! so I have had this issue a couple of times.  Well in fact, once a year, every year, when I go through the… Continue reading Peer certificate error when S/MIME signing email

Computing and Networks

Using your iCloud address book in Linux

Not just linux but any application that supports WebDAV or CardDAV. Following on from previous posts about using Apples iCloud services on non Apple devices or operating systems.  See. – Apple CalDAV address…without .plist – Your Apple “secret” CalDAV address Once you have found the dsid for your iCloud account you will also need to… Continue reading Using your iCloud address book in Linux

Computing and Networks

youtube-dl bombs and needs updating (Ubuntu 17.04)

A very common error that occurs when using youtube-dl (it’s not just for youtube you know) is the dreaded: WARNING: unable to extract html5 player; please report this issue on https://yt-dl.org/bug . Make sure you are using the latest version; type youtube-dl -U to update. Be sure to call youtube-dl with the –verbose flag and… Continue reading youtube-dl bombs and needs updating (Ubuntu 17.04)