Recently, I switched from a German QWERTZ to a UK Extended QWERTY keyboard layout - for easier access to characters for programming.Continue reading "UK Extended keyboard with even more extensions"
Cardo Updater puts the main binary
registers this as a LaunchDaemon with the file
What unit do I have?Continue reading "Toyota Touch 2 Firmware Update"
There are two locations where you can define the button's location: dconf and gconf.Continue reading "Move window's minimise/maximise/close buttons"
Here are some Android apps and games I've found interesting or which were recommended somewhere for various purposes. And which I didn't had the time/need to try them yet.Continue reading "Android apps to try"
On my hp Spectre x360, the Ins key is only reachable via the Fn key as in Fn+PrtScr.
So I wanted to swap both keys. System-wide - so not only in X (using
I finally found this which suggested the following procedure:Continue reading "System wide key remapping in Ubuntu"
Calendar/Contacts serversContinue reading "Personal Sync Servers"
In Outlook 2016, you can't setup an account from an Exchange 2007 server without having autodiscover setup correctly. The Manual Setup only offers "Exchange ActiveSync" which doesn't work with the 2007 Exchange. (The working method is named "Microsoft Exchange".)Continue reading "Outlook 2016 with Exchange 2007"
Similar to booting different operating systems via network, you can also boot multiple systems from a USB flash drive.
This is even a bit easier since you have a boot medium (the flash drive) and don't have to jump through hoops to get a system to boot from the network.Continue reading "Multi USB Boot"
Most tools you want to boot are probably Linux systems. To boot them, you need a kernel and some (initial) filesystem. One way is to load an initrd (initial ramdisk) which contains only the basic stuff and mounts the big filesystem itself. Or you can mount the "big" filesystem directly and use that from the beginning.Continue reading "iPXE Scripts for Tools"
I first stumbled upon iPXE because of a failing info monitor at my local train station:
iPXE is an open source firmware, meant as a replacement for the very basic option ROM in ethernet cards. But you can also use that default option ROM to chainload iPXE without having to modify your device(s).
iPXE brings several features like loading boot images via HTTP, FTP, iSCSI, SMB, etc. and it also supports WiFi.Continue reading "iPXE Network Boot"
Steam has the bad habit to not run after upgrades of the Steam software.Continue reading "Steam bug in Ubuntu"
sysupgrade or upload the new file with LuCI.
Detect new disk sizeContinue reading "Resize partition"
Get decompiled savegameContinue reading "SPAZ - Space Pirates and Zombies"
Rooting means installing a
su binary onto the device, which provides a way to become the
root (=Superuser, "su")
user on the Android system.
root has access to everything and thus you can do really nasty things with it.
On Jelly Bean, using FX with root, I noticed duplicate files in /data/app-asec/, e.g.:Continue reading "Duplicate files in /data/app-asec/"