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How to use VideoLAN in live mode

After I started my journey with squashfs I encountered problem with VideoLAN as I couldn’t start it.

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Dell Inspiron 14z – Shortcut buttons

Dell Inspiron 14z (N411z) has three small shortcut buttons above the keyboard. First button First one with small gears on it can be used out of the box in KDE or GNOME. xev output: KeyPress event, serial 35, synthetic NO, window 0x6000001, root 0xb1, subw 0x0, time 137282557, (-94,112), root:(1047,135), state 0x0, keycode 133 (keysym […]

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Ubuntu and recent problems related to PHP

Recently I run into small problems related to PHP. Problem A – sqlite.so The first one was a PHP warning: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library ‘/usr/lib/php5/20090626/sqlite.so’ – /usr/lib/php5/20090626/sqlite.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory in Unknown on line 0 PHP tried to load sqlite.so from /etc/php5/conf.d/sqlite.ini (php5-sqlite […]

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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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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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CentOS 6.2, phpMyAdmin, Apache 2.2 – Segmentation fault (11)

Today I installed phpMyAdmin on fresh CentOS 6.2 (with EPEL repository) and it was not working. Looking at Apache logs revealed only notice: [notice] child pid 41292 exit signal Segmentation fault (11) My Apache and PHP versions: $ httpd -v Server version: Apache/2.2.15 (Unix) Server built: Dec 8 2011 18:07:26 $ php -v PHP 5.3.3 […]

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ASUS 1005HA – ACPI and CPU fan failure

I am using ASUS 1005HA for light web browsing, but recently I experienced CPU fan failure. It’s hard to get a new fan when most people celebrate Christmas. Hopefully, there is a solution that will give me some time.