Posts Tagged ‘tips’
If you are trying to crack a big rar file with rarcrack (Mine was 2.6G) and you’re receiving this error: $ ./rarcrack –type rar ./file.rar RarCrack! 0.2 by David Zoltan Kedves (firstname.lastname@example.org) ERROR: The specified file (./file.rar) is not exists or you don’t have a right permissions! You need to add these lines below in [...]
You might sometimes have multiple audio Input/Output devices connected to your Mac. An easy way to switch between then is to Option+Click on the speaker icon on your taskbar. You will see a dropdown menu that lists all the audio devices that you have. Then you can click either one of those. Here is a [...]
For a long while I wasn’t able to pinpoint this really stupid issue where my extensions couldn’t call each other however my trunk calls were OK. It first surfaced by not being able to point my BV to my internal extension, but I brushed it out since I had a shitty Comcast router. I first [...]
Sometimes you need to see what’s inside of that pkg file. But you also don’t want to install it. You just want to take a look at the files in it before installing it. Well, here is how to do it: PKG files usually come in a DMG image. First mount that file by double [...]
I spent some time on analyzing password usage using the data that leaked from couple of Sony hacks few days ago. The results are pretty scary. The data size: 38698 users on 2 sites. Top ten most used passwords are: seinfeld password winner 123456 purple sweeps contest princess maggie peanut So if you have a [...]
Know Nokia has a great article on compiling Fuppes for n900 and using it as a UPnP server in your LAN. In general I recommend reading all articles on Know Nokia Quality info on n900 wizardry.
We recently bought this Ultra mini usb wifi adapter for our laptop that had it’s internal wifi card fried. Since this laptop was acting really bad with Windows XP, we installed Ubuntu on it. At first Ubuntu couldn’t recognize the adapter. Then I wanted to try ndiswrapper. All I had to do was to install [...]
So you wrote a macro in vim and you want to repeat the last macro multiple times and you don’t know how. You type @@ Now you know how.
Here is a bash script to create 100 random files with random sizes smaller than 400KB. I needed this to quickly generate 100 files to use it on a stress test. for ((i=1;i<101;i++)); do size=`expr $RANDOM % 400` dd if=/dev/urandom of=/tmp/testfile.$i bs=1024 count=$size done Explanation: The for loop is pretty straightforward, it counts from 1 [...]
If you need to run native Linux client for Lotus Notes 8.5 on Ubuntu 10.04: 1) After installing your ibm_lotus_notes*.deb files, drop the following files under /opt/ibm/lotus/notes libgdk-x11-2.0.so.0 libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 libgdk_pixbuf_xlib-2.0.so.0 libgdk_pixbuf-2.0.so.0 You can get the files here. 2) Install msttcorefonts package: sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts 3) Go to File -> Preferences and choose Windows and [...]