Ubuntu – Network device not managed

While putting Ubuntu 16.04 on my PXE install/nfs  server, I found that after an install, I was unable to my onboard NIC working through Network-Manager. After digging a little around the net, I found this thread: askubuntu tread To fix the problem, you need to edit /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf, and replace “managed=false” with “managed=true” Instead of using a normal …

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Windows 7 – Updating Windows?

After a fresh Reinstall of Windows 7 SP1 64bit Danish, I discovered I was no able to get any Windows updates. This is even though Window 7, has extended support until 2020. The cause is that Microsoft have updated their Windows update Agent(WUA), and cannot be downloaded automaticly through old WUA, you need to manually download …

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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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