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Using Keepass under ChromeOS with Android app KeePassDroid (read/write)

On my Windows machine and Ubuntu laptop I use KeePass and KeePassX for working with my KeePass (.kdbx). I keep the database in the cloud for convenience. When I got my Chromebook I first started using a Chrome browser extension … Continue reading

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Usenet on ChromeOS with Nzb Leech android app

I recently got a Chromebook and am loving it so far. I found cloud alternatives for almost every classic desktop application I (regulary) use on Windows or Ubuntu. Then there was SABnzbd, which I couldn’t find an alternative at first. … Continue reading

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Install Bioblender in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Get your bioblender package from the projects website. Here I am using version 0.6. Of course, install blender and read the readme file inside the zip package. If, upon starting you get the following errors: cannot open shared object … Continue reading

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Fairphone, Fix For Obligatory National Roaming

Do you own a fairphone and want to enable the data connection? However, in order to activate 3G data you have to activate data roaming too? Some people, including myself, are having this problem. The problem was reported for the … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 13.10 on Thinkpad X200

Shortly after Ubuntu 13.10 “Saucy Salamander” was released I did a direct upgrade fromĀ 13.04. Here’s a short report on it for the interested. Upgrade process Apart from a smaller hiccup at the final restart – i had to force shutdown … Continue reading

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Zyxel NSA-220 Plus upgrade firmware V3.0

I have an Zyxel NSA-200 Plus NAS at home. Its age taken aside, a pretty solid piece of hardware. If you are wondering why your attempts of a firmware upgrade fail with the following message, here is the solution. “Invalid … Continue reading

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Nokia E6-00 notification light change keymat fix

I recently changed my phone from a Nokia E72 to E6-00. If you did the same, you will have noticed the lack of a notification light. More precisely, the lack of a transparent D-pad makes it impossible for the breathing … Continue reading

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