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Some time ago, I bought wireless headphones Bose QuietComfort 35 II, they have nice sound, great noise cancelling and I have to say I immediately took to the comfort of having no wires attached. They connect seamlessly with Android phone, …

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For quite some time, I used to have a low-end motherboard that didn’t support Wake on LAN. So when I left for work or holiday, I would usually leave my home PC on, because sometimes I just needed to access …

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I got Raspberry Pi 2 as a present from my brother. It’s a nice toy, I was trying out OpenELEC, it makes for a really nice home theater in combination with a NAS on local network. The only drawback was …

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Spending a lot of time with mouse and keyboard, I decided I would give it a try with trackball. A friend lent me Logitech Trackman Marble for a week to see if I can get used to it. The one …

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At home, I’ve been using rolling release of Debian for my desktop for quite some time. The good thing about it is that years go by and you need not worry about the end of life of this or that …

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Although jabber is my preferred IM protocol, sometimes I have to communicate with people who, for some reason, only use Skype. On Debian, that can be quite a problem, supposing you are not particularly keen on weed infestation of your …

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Some tasks you find yourself doing only once in a while, so they never stick in your memory for too long. Adding a new device to Observium (a great monitoring tool), and that device being off the premises, so it’s …

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Following an upgrade in Debian Jessie/testing, I was left with no panels at all after logging into the MATE desktop. Running dpkg -s mate-desktop, I saw that MATE had been changed to 1.8 from the previous 1.6 version. My first …

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I had this peculiar problem – one of my virtual hosts had a custom tmp directory where sessions were stored and not deleted for a long time. When I found out, the number of files in there already posed a …

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I found this lovely Conky script that I wanted to use for my MATE desktop. conky -c .conky/conkyrc_orange However, it wouldn’t start automatically after logging in, see: user@machine:~$ cat .config/autostart/conky.desktop [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Exec=conky -c /home/user/.conky/conkyrc_orange Hidden=false X-MATE-Autostart-enabled=true Name[en_US]=conky Name=conky …

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