RTL8188EU Usb dongle and Fedora

The realtec RTL8188EU dongle does not work out of the box on Fedora 23. This guide help you compile the driver from source, or just download and install my compiled version. Ubuntu guide here Github source code (lwfinger)     Compiling and installing the driver the lwfinger provided on github sudo dnf groupinstall “Development Tools” …

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Fedora 24 – 64bit Install guide (updated)

Review: Two weeks into the install of the laptop, everything runs fast and stable. On my home rig, I chose to encrypt whole partition, this is annoying  so  I will do  a reinstall later on.   I have run on/off Linux for the last 5-8 years, but only as my main OS for the last …

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Encrypt home dir with ecryptfs on Fedora

It is pretty easy to access your unencrypted data, if someone have physical access to your computer. That is where ecryptfs encryption comes in. It will make sure your laptop, if lost or otherwise accessed by unauthorised user, is harder to extract data from. When encrypted,data cannot be accessed unless user has entered proper login …

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Presonus Audiobox USB – Pulseaudio

The PreSonus USB is a great soundcard. It enhances the listening audio quite a bit because of the 48KHz audiorange. There are 2 audio inputs, Either XLR and 6.3 mm jack, for microphone or musical instrument input. However since the audiobox uses a 48kHz instead of default 44kHz sampling,this can cause havoc to sound for instance …

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Make a script for cleaning Google chrome, and set back to a predefined setup

So I wrote small this script, we needed it for our laptops at work, they have a single user account for simplicity. When our students sign in to google.com, their username is keept, which makes it problematic for user other students to sign in if not cleaned from Chrome. This script restores chrome to default …

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Screen recorder with ffmpeg

Ubuntu 14.04 ffmpeg -y -f alsa -ac 2 -i pulse -f x11grab -r 30 -s 1920×1080 -i :0.0 -vcodec libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -crf 22 -acodec libmp3lame -ar 44100 -ab 126k -threads 3 ~/Skrivebord/screencast.mp4   Fedora 23, screengrab 720p no audio. bitrate 1200k ffmpeg -video_size 1280×720 -framerate 30 -f x11grab -i :1+3840,200 -vcodec libx264 -b:v 1200k …

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