Tag: Linux


sudo apt-get update && apt-get -y upgrade # testing this right now also try: apt-get -o Dpkg::Options::=’–force-confold’ –force-yes -fuy dist-upgrade” # untested


Avoid CO2 use the Fusion Reactor in the Sky (if the 2 is pronanced German than it even rhymes) as a lot of fossil fuel is (still in 2021!) used to produce electrictiy, it is possible and recommended to set […]


keep it simple version: fileSelect.sh #!/bin/bash select FILENAME in *; do echo “You picked $FILENAME ($REPLY), it is now only accessible to you.” chmod go-rwx “$FILENAME” break; done   creditz: http://tldp.org/LDP/Bash-Beginners-Guide/html/sect_09_06.html cool grafical but not working-right version: while this does […]


split the files into smaler files (1GB e.g.) i would create a new screen session on server and run the command in there (so you can logoff/close terminal and it will continue) screen -S split # create new screen session with […]


# tested on knoppix 7.X and debian Linux DebianGiada 4.0.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.0.5-1 (2015-06-16) x86_64 GNU/Linux # i assume you are root already SETUP apt-get update; # update package definitions aptitude install samba; # install samba Die folgenden NEUEN […]


# delete old vitualbox install package apt-get purge virtualbox # install & download package wget –no-check-certificate https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc apt-key add oracle_vbox.asc echo “deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib” >> /etc/apt/sources.list apt-get update apt-get install virtualbox-4.2 dkms # you might also want the guest […]


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/ Create a file called ~/.config/autostart/xvnc.desktop. Place within it this text: [Desktop Entry] Name=XVNC Server Exec=/usr/local/bin/xvnc.sh Icon= Type=Application Now su to root and do the following. Create a file called /usr/local/bin/xvnc.sh and place within it the […]


rename cd /usr/share/sounds/ mv startup.ogg startup.ogg.disabled mv shutdown.ogg shutdown.ogg.disabled this is the command to play the sound: ogg123 -q –audio-buffers 4096 /usr/share/sounds/shutdown.ogg.bak ogg123: Unbekannte Option »–audio-buffers« Cannot open 4096. (i guess you don’t need the audio-buffers option) also interesting: root@Microknoppix:/home/knoppix# […]


open your terminal/command line: # while true ; do COMMAND ; sleep 1 ; done # executes COMMAND every second while true ; do ll ; sleep 1 ; done # show me content of current dir, every second (cool for monitoring […]


minitube is a cool program / app for windows/mac/linux that lets you search and view youtube and download videos. http://flavio.tordini.org/minitube 1. open terminal 1.1. apt-get install libqt4-sql 2. wget http://flavio.tordini.org/files/minitube/minitube64.deb 3. dpkg -i minitube64.deb 4. apt-get install -f 5. dpkg -i […]


warning! CloneZilla only supports cloning to disks with same/or bigger size as original disk! in other words: “Officially, Clonezilla requires the destination drive to be the same size or larger than the master drive.” (src: superuser.com) but even with the […]


vim /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf [SeatDefaults] #xserver-command=X #xserver-layout= #xserver-config= xserver-allow-tcp=false #xdmcp-manager= #xdmcp-port=177 #xdmcp-key= greeter-session=lightdm-greeter greeter-hide-users=true #greeter-allow-guest=true #greeter-show-manual-login=false #login with LXDE as default (default xSession) user-session=LXDE #allow-guest=true #guest-session=UNIMPLEMENTED session-wrapper=/etc/X11/Xsession #display-setup-script= #greeter-setup-script= #session-setup-script= #session-cleanup-script= #autologin-guest=false ###################### > CHANGE THIS LINE TO THE USER THAT SHOULD […]


Wow! On a newly installed LXDE on debian wheezy i386 (32BIT) is consuming 56M in total HERE! 😀 i think thats pretty damn good. source: http://lxlinux.com/   … imagine running Win95 on a i5 🙂 … yeah that should be fast.


  if your debian-lxde is stuck to a fixed resolution…   make shure that: LXDE auto resize screen VirtualBox Package Installation After setting up your new Lubuntu VM you’ll need to update the sources.list and install several components. Lubuntu doesn’t […]


knoppix is a very very great distro. (only drawback there is no 64bit version!) download knoppix here: http://knopper.net/knoppix/knoppix704-en.html if you get the dvd version you get a package full of interesting things. List of packages conained in the knoppix dvd […]


knoppix is a very very great distro. (only drawback there is no 64bit version!) if you get the dvd version you get a package full of interesting things. List of packages conained in the knoppix dvd version: http://ftp.uni-kl.de/pub/linux/knoppix-dvd/dpkg-l-dvd-720.txt cd version […]


update: 2019-05: new kid on the block: https://kx.studio/ is said to work pretty well with the scarlet focusrite: (untested!) https://www.linuxmusicians.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=10142 download it here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/kxstudio/ e.g. from this mirror: https://sourceforge.net/projects/kxstudio/files/Live/KXStudio_14.04.2_64bit.iso https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/kxstudio/Live/KXStudio_14.04.2_64bit.iso?r=https%3A%2F%2Fsourceforge.net%2Fprojects%2Fkxstudio%2Ffiles%2FLive%2FKXStudio_14.04.2_64bit.iso%2Fdownload%3Fuse_mirror%3Dcfhcable&ts=1559037505&use_mirror=cfhcable (available for linux, OSX! and even windows!) i have not […]


This is an UNTESTED (!!!) howto from: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FullDiskEncryptionHowto the same for debian 🙂 https://dwaves.de/2017/07/10/gnu-linux-debian-9-full-harddisk-encryption/ the ideal OS for minimalists 🙂 It describes a way to set up an Ubuntu installation with a encrypted root partition and encrypted Swap.  Please refer […]


  it’s funny that people @ http://android-x86.org/ made possible to download an android 86x iso and install it to your hardware… e.g. a VirtualBox VM. (the harddisk setup did not want to run… but the live-cd option worked) https://android-x86.googlecode.com/files/android-x86-4.3-20130725.iso     sorry […]