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Change Ubuntu bluetooth device

The setting was removed from controll panel. But you can change your bluetooth device name with: sudo hciconfig hci0 name ‘newName’

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Otter Browser – Ubuntu

Install Otter Browser ( Beta 1 ) on Ubuntu 14.04. Otter Browser, project aiming to recreate classic Opera (12.x) UI using Qt5. Now the first Beta is available. There are packages for Debian available on the sf.net Download page. ( A Version for Windows is available, too. Note: It ist a Beta-Version. A lot of […]

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Update multiple Linux servers with apt-dater

I used the following setup:Ich habe folgenes Setup verwendet: Controller Server: Ubuntu 14.04 Host Server: Debian 7 Wheezy Setup the controllerKontrollserver installieren Note: You need a ssh key for your user. If you don’t have one create it with:Bemerkung: Man benötigt einen ssh-key für seinen Benutzer auf dem Kontrollserver. Sollte man noch keinen haben, kann […]

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GPX on Ubuntu with Viking and additional maps

I have some recorded GPX Tracks from my Garmin Oregon GPS device. To display and modify this files on my Ubuntu Laptop i found Viking. Installation Very easy just type: sudo apt-get install viking With an OpenStreetMap Map Layer it looks like this: Additional Maps I had some GPX Tracks from my fishing trips in […]

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Install Epson Perfection V33 scanner on Ubuntu ( 14.04 )

Go to Epson Download Page (http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/searchModule) and download this files (just search for “V33”): iscan-data_1.28.0-2_all.deb iscan_2.29.3-1~usb0.1.ltdl7_amd64.deb esci-interpreter-perfection-v330_0.2.0-1_amd64.deb (Version numbers may have changed !) Installation Now install first xsltproc: apt-get install xsltproc and install the downloaded iscan packages: dpkg -i iscan-data_1.28.0-2_all.deb dpkg -i iscan_2.29.3-1~usb0.1.ltdl7_amd64.deb dpkg -i esci-interpreter-perfection-v330_0.2.0-1_amd64.deb Start scanning Connect your scanner and start “iscan” ( […]

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Combine PDF-Files on Linux (Ubuntu)

First install pdftk sudo aptitude install pdftk Now combine the files with: pdftk file_1.pdf file_2.pdf file_3.pdf cat output combined.pdf

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Remove old kernel packages from Ubuntu

I blog this because the original blog doesn’t exists any longer. I want to remove all old kernel packages from my system ( Ubuntu Linux ). I found this command: dpkg -l ‘linux-*’ | sed ‘/^ii/!d;/'”$(uname -r | sed “s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/”)”‘/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ]* \([^ ]*\).*/\1/;/[0-9]/!d’ | xargs sudo apt-get -y purge But you shouldn’t use […]

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Linux KVM-Switch with Scroll Lock

For some reason the “Scroll Lock” button doesn’t work in an Xsession in Ubuntu. There is an Bug Report in Lunchpad. My KVM-Switch uses the Scroll Lock Key to switch. You can emulate the key with this command: xset led 3 && sleep 0.2 && xset -led 3 This enables the Scroll Lock and disable […]

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Notebook Backup to external crypted disk

Here is the documentation, how i making backups of my notebook. I use a external USB harddisk, which is connected to my docking station. On system logon, i check if the external disk is present and mount it. A cronjob starts a backup script, which creates backups with rsync if the backup partition is mounted. […]

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Novell Groupwise Messenger Client 2.2 on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot or 12.04 Precise Pangolin 64-Bit

Installing Groupwise Messenger Client 2.2 on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot or 12.04 Precise Pangolin 64-Bit. Downloads Download the Groupwise Messenger Client 2.2 from Novell: http://gwclient.provo.novell.com | alternative Download Java JRE (jre-7u3-linux-i586.tar.gz) from Oracle: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html Install Alien and required packets aptitude install alien ia32-libs libstdc++5 libgnome2-0 Extract JRE cd Downloads tar vfx jre-7u3-linux-i586.tar.gz Extract the RPM-Packet […]

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