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Dell N411z – "GLX" missing on display ":0.0"

I use Dell Inspiron N411z with Intel HD Graphics 3000 and recently I run into problems with 3D support. I suppose it happened after I installed something but don’t remember exactly what.

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Easy file management on your web server

Most hosting providers doesn’t provide file manager application but there is an easy solution as you can use AjaXplorer. It a web based file management software (PHP based and Open Source application!).

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Host your own cloud service

I was searching for easy cloud service recently. My findings were less then satisfactory – just client applications, no WebDAV support or high prices. Then I found ownCloud.

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How to quickly create rewrite rules for all WordPress posts

This post describes a quick way to create .htaccess rewrite rules after permalinks change from /%post_id% to /%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/

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CTRL + F = xterm

Funny thing happened today. I got really surprised that using CTRL + F keyboard short-cut executed xterm. Then I realized that I installed xbindkeys recently…

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How to print contents of virtual console terminal

Sometimes it a good idea to check or just store contents of the virtual console terminal (/dev/vcs[1-63] device).

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How to access contacts on rooted E10i phone

I use rooted Xperia X10 mini (model E10i) with Android 2.1-update1. Unfortunately I couldn’t find any software for direct synchronization that runs on Linux so at least I wrote small script to backup my contacts.

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How to access sensor data

Install lm-sensors package: $ sudo apt-get install lm-sensors Execute sensors-detect command as root: $ sudo sensors-detect It will determine needed modules and at the end it will ask for your permission to automatically add them to the /etc/modprobe file. If you answered yes then load them using command: $ sudo service module-init-tools start Now you […]