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by ^rooker
Wed May 08, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Quotes
Topic: Trump is president
Replies: 0
Views: 2102

Trump is president

we didn't vote him because we want him, but: just to let you know we're still having impact/power as you see: we're willing to use drastic measures not stopping at the insane to show our unhappiness stuff everyone thought impossible/unvotable/undoable be warned Sincerely yours, The People. (2017-08...
by ^rooker
Wed May 08, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Brainstorming & Smalltalk
Topic: Stuff to print on T-Shirts
Replies: 32
Views: 44165

Re: Stuff to print on T-Shirts

Zitat des Ankündigungstext der deutschen Piratenpartei zur Umstellung von Etherpad auf CryptPad:
Kein Backup, kein Mitleid ...
(2019-05-06)
by ^rooker
Wed May 08, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Quotes
Topic: Vision of progress and Freedom.
Replies: 0
Views: 1843

Vision of progress and Freedom.

It was recently discovered, that a great European philosopher once said in the early 21st century: In closing, I invite you to join us once again as we unite to create software that will change this world with our vision of progress and Freedom. Imagine what it feels like to receive an e-mail that e...
by ^rooker
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: Wine & sIdentity: KERNEL32.dll.GetUserPreferredUILanguages
Replies: 0
Views: 3046

Wine & sIdentity: KERNEL32.dll.GetUserPreferredUILanguages

[PROBLEM] Trying to use the "s Identity App" (*sigh*... :cry:) in a sane environment. (Ubuntu 16.04, 64bit) Wine crashes immediately with this exception: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.GetUserPreferredUILanguages called in 32-bit code (0x7bc4cf69). [SOLUTION] To ...
by ^rooker
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: Debian: dmesg USB disk DID_ERROR/DRIVER_SENSE
Replies: 0
Views: 2960

Debian: dmesg USB disk DID_ERROR/DRIVER_SENSE

[PROBLEM] On Debian 8.6 (Jessie), I get the following error messages in syslog/dmesg: [Fri Apr 5 20:26:22 2019] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdh] tag#0 FAILED Result: hostbyte=DID_ERROR driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE [Fri Apr 5 20:26:22 2019] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdh] tag#0 Sense Key : Hardware Error [current] [descriptor] [Fri ...
by ^rooker
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: phpVirtualBox: Can't connect to console (over SSH tunnel)
Replies: 0
Views: 3490

phpVirtualBox: Can't connect to console (over SSH tunnel)

[PROBLEM] Unable to access the VM client console (Flash in browser) when tunneling the phpVirtualBox webinterface over SSH. When I click the "connect" button, I get this error after a few seconds: Disconnect reason: E: TCP: SECURITY_ERROR Error #2048 [SOLUTION] Seems the reason for this e...
by ^rooker
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: HowTo's
Topic: Android 5: Change USB mode (MTP, PTP)
Replies: 0
Views: 1826

Android 5: Change USB mode (MTP, PTP)

[PROBLEM] I never find where to change the USB data mode on Android Lollypop (5.0.1, Samsung Galaxy S4): There are no "menu dots" in my storage menu. [SOLUTION] I still haven't found a proper way :? But when I connect it to my computer, sometimes (!) it shows a notification that allows me...
by ^rooker
Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Cooking and recipes
Topic: Chocolate chip cookies
Replies: 0
Views: 3469

Chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips (ca. 1 cup) 1 1/2 cups chopped nuts (optional) Procedure: In a mixing bowl, beat shortening and butter...
by ^rooker
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: Xubuntu 18.04: Temporary failure in name resolution
Replies: 0
Views: 2973

Xubuntu 18.04: Temporary failure in name resolution

[PROBLEM] It's annoying :? I have a proper DNS/DHCP set up at home (on Raspbian :D) and would have proper name resolution, but due to the recent introduction of dnsmasq or systemd-resolvd, I'm having name resolving issues all the time. Since 18.04, I always have "127.0.0.53" as DNS IP in ...
by ^rooker
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: SSH/sFTP login fails:
Replies: 0
Views: 2084

SSH/sFTP login fails:

[PROBLEM] I've created a new system user to login per sFTP (over SSH). As per usual. However, I just couldn't login as that user. Thunar said "Connection failed." - no additional information. When I've checked the logfile "/var/log/auth.log" on the SSH server, I found the follow...
by ^rooker
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: LIRC & FTDI: irrecord error "Something went wrong."
Replies: 1
Views: 2562

Doesn't work with v0.10.x

I've tried it with LIRC v0.10.x: Still does NOT work :cry: The retry logic behaves better now, but it can't find patterns of any remote... I've now used the same IR receiver chip (TSOP4838) on a Raspberry Pi (1 model B) - and reading and using the same remotes work fine there. So I assume that this ...
by ^rooker
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: LIRC, RPi & Stretch: No output with "irw"
Replies: 1
Views: 5581

Re: LIRC, RPi & Stretch: No output with "irw"

This information here is optional, but maybe useful for someone with the same problem to find this solution: I've noticed that the 2nd column changes for all keys, when a single key is added/changed if updating the file using "irrecord -u". If found that very irritating (before I found out...
by ^rooker
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: LIRC, RPi & Stretch: No output with "irw"
Replies: 1
Views: 5581

LIRC, RPi & Stretch: No output with "irw"

[PROBLEM] After somewhat temporarily giving up on LIRC-over-FTDI, I've now attached a TSOP4838 to a Raspberry Pi (Rev 2 Model B) I still had around. Running on Raspbian Stretch (9.1). With LIRC being: v0.9.4c-9 (highest available in Raspbian repos. Latest upstream is v0.10.1) So far so good: :D lir...
by ^rooker
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: HowTo's
Topic: HowTo force thunar to create image thumbnails
Replies: 0
Views: 1804

HowTo force thunar to create image thumbnails

Sometimes, Thunar (XFCE's file manager) is just not creating thumbnails for images in a folder. If that happens, the following usually does the trick: Quit all Thunar instances: $ killall Thunar Quit the thumbnailing daemon " tumbler ": $ killall tumblerd If you then open Thunar and locate...
by ^rooker
Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: LIRC & FTDI: irrecord error "Something went wrong."
Replies: 1
Views: 2562

LIRC & FTDI: irrecord error "Something went wrong."

Disclaimer: NOT SOLVED YET! [PROBLEM] Trying to set up an FTDI based (FT232RL) USB-to-UART adapter with a TSOP 4838 as infrared remote control receiver with LIRC. (Xubuntu 16.04, LIRC v0.9) The 4838 is talking to me, receiving IR signals, and LIRC's "mode2" shows reasonable output. But wh...