Category: GNU Linux Debian


So it seems pretty hard to find a grafix-card that runs on completely open source and not closed-source drivers. we try never the less we try. Reception and impact Cover for „Open-Source Lab“ by Joshua M. Pearce (2014). […]


it is as easy as: dd if=/dev/cdrom of=~/cdrom_image.iso in my case the dvd-drive was sr0 not cdrom. dd if=/dev/sr0 of=/mnt/sda4/DVD/filename.iso # to identify your dvd-drive you can use: inxi -d; # inxi = Command line system information script for console […]

Re Install Grub2 Linux Boot Loader with KNOPPIX

Manchmal wenn man eine Festplatte einfach von einem System (Laptop) in ein anderes System (Desktop/Workstation) plugged and played – läuft Linux meist reibungslos… aber Windows nicht, welches man evtl. für Spiele (was sonst) „braucht“ 😀 Also muss man Windows reinstallieren… […]


works like this: # tested with uname -a Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u3 (2016-07-02) i686 GNU/Linux cat /etc/debian_version 8.5 # compile ffmpeg from source apt-get -y install autoconf automake build-essential libass-dev libfreetype6-dev libsdl1.2-dev libtheora-dev libtool libva-dev libvdpau-dev libvorbis-dev […]


here you can download/see the manpage of iptables: iptables -L; # -L, –list [chain] # List all rules in the selected chain. # If no chain is selected, all chains are listed. # Like every other iptables command, it […]


To create a password protected rar archive archive.rar with password set to password, use: # tested with RAR 4.20 under Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.36-1+deb8u1 (2016-09-03) i686 GNU/Linux rar a -ppassword archive.rar folder_to_be_rared/ Creating archive test.rar Adding   […]


from recording a webradio i had a load of those files, which were kind of tricky to delete. The trick is to use find instead of rm. find -name "*————— – —————*"; #dry run ./————— – ————— (20).aac ./————— – […]


list all installed wifi and lan network cards lspci -knn|grep -EiA2 net; 00:19.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection [8086:10ea] (rev 06)     Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:2153]     Kernel driver in use: e1000e — 03:00.0 […]


This thing does it all: thank you „Microsoft is the Empire. Apple is the Rebels. We are the Ewoks.“ # tested on cat /etc/debian_version 8.6 uname -a Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.36-1+deb8u1 (2016-09-03) i686 GNU/Linux # […]


YYEEEEEEAH! LOVELY! 🙂 you can download it here: Installing Compiz 3D Desktop on Debian 6 „squeeze“ unfortunately it seems like there is no easy way getting it to work with newer versions of Debian… but if you wanna stick […]


Checkout: IceCat Ok, let’s put this straigt. Mozilla HAD (!!!) a contract with Google from 2012 – 2014 that showered them with money – which they probably got a lot of shitstorms, and online-bashing. But even worse: Google stole a […]


usually iphones/smartphones take pictures with 2-3-4-5MByte which can fill your harddisk/webserver pretty fast. It is wiser to shrink them down before upload. While under Windows i would recommend you Under Linux you can do that with ease 😀 apt-get […]


UPDATE! -> If you do not need big Antennas (or willing to solder them on yourself): What about using a AVM Fritz Stick with free (OpenSource) drivers? ONLY DRAWBACK: The Adapter is rather large… so it occupies 2x USB ports […]


First off, the respective man page snippets highlight the differences between the two commands and give some indication of what is going on. For adduser : adduser and addgroup add users and groups to the system according to command line […]


last -x shutdown shutdown system down  3.16.0-4-amd64   Sat Aug 27 16:31 – 16:32  (00:00)     shutdown system down  3.16.0-4-amd64   Fri Aug 26 08:10 – 08:11  (00:00)     shutdown system down  3.16.0-4-amd64   Thu Aug 25 11:04 […]


there is a list of Linux-Distributions the Free-Software-Foundation foundation acknowledegs. And there seem to be even people working on a FSF conform version of Android. Debian GNU/Linux Debian’s Social Contract states the goal of making Debian entirely free software, […]