Category: windows

GNU Linux – i-war running inside GNU Linux Debian 11 via wine – run old dos games (and windo(w)s games) from wine to dosbox-x – how to compile from latest src – first problems: keyboard / some keys “:” not working – mastering the game
21.04.2022

a word of warning: NEVER EVER INSTALL GAMES ON “FOR WORK” MACHINES! also: NEVER run any downloaded games while being connected to a network of importance (no matter if private or business) (nobody knows what those C++ dlls are up […]

Windows 10 is a data privacy nightmare
08.01.2022

all those surveillance and “in app trying to sell something”  make it way slower than Win 7… which is not good for a company that want’s to be productive (security, reliability, speed, speed, speed) get a bit of free tuning […]

Smart Phones without headphone 3.5mm jack – why this sucks and wireless headphones with tiny batteries make no sense (in general) – Apple’s lack of innovation – the Microsoft recycling catastrophe – Corona shows: patents suck and kill people (part of the problem)
09.12.2021

Motorola, Apple, Samsung, and now even Fairphone 4: NO 3.5mm headphone jack!!! For the audio junkies among us, this is a no go. Was so looking forward to the Fairphone, but will probably use a phone with audio jack as […]

Monolithic Hybrid Micro Nano Kernel OS and examples
13.02.2021

Why Hybrid? “Most hybrid kernels start as monolithic kernels and begin moving components into user land, primarily as security to support 3rd-party components and drivers which may be malicious or buggy. An example of a hybrid kernel design may keep […]

RedHat podcasts – season 1 episode 1 – The OS wars
15.01.2020

https://www.redhat.com/en/command-line-heroes/season-1/os-wars-part-1 direct link: https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/audio.simplecast.com/f7670e99.mp3 by: https://saron.io/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/saronyitbarek http://feeds.codenewbie.org/cnpodcast.xml Tweets by saronyitbarek  

Windows (7) automatic reboot every 3 days at midnight taskschd.msc
04.09.2019

sometimes one wants to restart a windows vm every x days – to clean up RAM and Co. run task scheduler “Aufgabenplanung” %windir%\system32\taskschd.msc /s File/Datei -> New/Neu -> Basic Task/Einfache Aufgabe select or copy paste: %SystemRoot%\System32\shutdown.exe one has to scroll […]

retro computing: win95 win98 as virtualbox vm running on linux host
15.06.2019

tested on: Operating System: CentOS Linux 7 (Core) CPE OS Name: cpe:/o:centos:centos:7 Kernel: Linux 4.15.9 Architecture: x86-64 # using vboxmanage –version 5.2.6r120293 ah lovely isn’t it? BSOD Win98 style… errors were NOT the exception, they were THE NORM (and still […]

02.04.2018

‘Umstrukturierung für den neuen Kurs, den Konzernchef Satya Nadella Microsoft verordnet hat: „Das Unternehmen sieht seine Zukunft bei Cloud-Produkten, künstlicher Intelligenz und Quantum Computing. Das sind die strategischen Schwerpunkte, auf die sich Microsoft künftig ausrichtet.“’ http://app.handelsblatt.com/unternehmen/it-medien/fragen-und-antworten-das-muessen-sie-zum-microsoft-konzernumbau-wissen/21129292.html

CENTOS7 – vnc server remote desktop setup howto screen sharing in 2018 – x11vnc error: socket: Address family not supported by protocol (97)
20.02.2018

UPDATED! checkout vnc section of: https://dwaves.de/2018/05/07/getting-started-with-raspberry-pi-2-model-b-v1-1-vs-odroid-xu4-vnc-display-0-and-1/ UPDATED AGAIN! if you have problems connecting and get the error message: “x11vnc error: socket: Address family not supported by protocol (97)” then you probably have ipv6 disabled on the client. (and even if […]

Windows Batch CMD scripts – why endless loop?
12.02.2018

sometimes the scripts that used to work perfectly well – suddenly start to miss behave – but you HAVE NOT altered them! look closely to the directory they reside in… maybe something in the dir has changed! make sure: your […]

CentOS7 install ntfs support
02.02.2018

one partly cloudy day i was trying to copy things via usb stick… it would not work. i realized: i haven’t used NTFS for a while 😀 yum install ntfs-3g fuse replug the stick. you don’t even have to restart […]

31.01.2018

REM delete all mapped network drives net use * /DELETE /Y REM map two drives net use W: “\\192.168.0.233\SharedFolderA” /persistent:yes /user:usernameA PaSsWorDA net use T: “\\192.168.0.231\SharedFolderB” /persistent:yes /user:usernameB PaSsWorDB what you need to know: windows CAN NOT establish two connects […]