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Nov
18

VirtualBox get guest ip address

Posted by sabba

Windows host:

VBoxManage guestproperty enumerate “name_of_virtual_machine” | findstr IP

 

Examples:

VBoxManage guestproperty enumerate “Ubuntu64” | findstr IP

 

Nov
15

Unity will not boot/load after upgrade

Posted by sabba

Right click on a blank space of the desktop

Open new terminal

DISPLAY=:0 unity
dconf reset -f /org/compiz/
unity
Jul
25

Free up Android Device Memory (Samsung)

Posted by sabba

1. Delete the Log files (Easiest and Recommended)

Open the phone dialer, dial *#9900# and select the 2nd option “Delete dumpstate/logcat” in the prompted menu. Select ok to ‘Delete Dump’ and hit exit.

Many thanks to this link

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Jun
06

Sharing burning bridges

Posted by sabba

sudo su –

brctl addbr br0
brctl stp br0 on
ifconfig eth0 0.0.0.0 down
ifconfig eth1 0.0.0.0 down
brctl addif br0 eth0
brctl addif br0 eth1
ifconfig eth0 up
ifconfig eth1 up
ifconfig br0 up
ifconfig br0 192.168.8.99

echo “1” > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -j ACCEPT

Dec
17

Windows 8 removes Grub as default boot manager

Posted by sabba
For complete solution click this link.
Run windows command prompt as Administrator and type:

bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi
 
Sep
29

Skype Linux sound crackling

Posted by sabba

env PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=60 skype

In case it does not fix the issue, try to change the value to 30

May
15

RTL8192 Linux Drivers

Posted by sabba

In my case using this wifi adater Wireless N150 Pico USB Adapter – DWA-121:

  • Ubuntu 13+, Kernel 3.8 – 3.9: check this (many thanks to author)
  • For previous kernel versions download the drivers from Realtek site (RTL8192CU)
May
12

Xorg disable EDID checksum

Posted by sabba

In case of EDID checksum error during Xorg initialisation, disable this feature modifying your xorg.conf.

Example

Section “Device”
Identifier     “Device0”
Driver         “nvidia”
VendorName     “NVIDIA Corporation”
Option         “IgnoreEDIDChecksum” “DFP”
EndSection

Oct
26

Libre Office does not print landscape

Posted by sabba

File -> Printer Settings -> Properties -> Device

Change “Printer Language type” property from PDF to PostScript

Done !

Dec
27

Ubuntu Re-enable media automount

Posted by sabba

Open gconf-editor as normal user

Check if the key /apps/nautilus/preferences/media_automount exists and is set to true
If it not exists: create it, set it to true, close gconf-editor.

Now a logout is recommended… that’s it !