Tag Archives: linux

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: libjpeg.so.62: cannot open shared object … 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 from 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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Canon LBP6000 does not print in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64-bit)

Save yourself the trouble and do not buy a Canon LBP6000 laser printer! It will not run under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “Precise Panglion” (32-/64-bit). Just a quick notice on a printer I recently bought totally confident with my previous excellent … Continue reading

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Cuttlefish Unity app indicator icon fix for Ubuntu 12.04

My last post was about Cuttlefish. What I did not mention, is a little annoyance with the indicator icon under Ubuntu 12.04 using Unity. It does not really fit into the monchrome indicator app menu. The application is installed to … Continue reading

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Switch device-specific Xmodmaps upon USB event with Cuttlefish

I described in an earlier post how to switch keyboard bindings on an Apple keyboard using Ubuntu using Xmodmap. Now, this works great, however I do use the external keyboard just at home with my laptop docking station. When on the move … Continue reading

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Apple keyboard under Ubuntu 12.04 | Switch Alt and Super/Windows/Command key

I recently purchased a white apple keyboard they produced from 2003-07. Apart from it being a very good keyboard it also works out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04. There is just one small detail driving me crazy, that is … Continue reading

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