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Android/LineageOS refreshing every screen, every second

TL;DR Turn off “Phone Audio” in the Bluetooth headset. I have had a very strange problem with my LineageOS phone over the last week or two. Every screen intermittently started refreshing every second or so. Side menus disappeared, videos when … Continue reading

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Android Firewalled Wi-Fi connection reports no Internet and won’t connect

Background You’re running a firewall on your work and home networks right, so of course you’re running one on your Smart Phone. Given this device holds more information about you than you probably know yourself, it would be only prudent … Continue reading

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Resizing images for vcard on Android

I have had problems importing vcards onto my Android phone. After a lot of troubleshooting, I tracked it down to embedded images in the card. The PHOTO;VALUE field to be precise. Some images worked and some didn’t, and looking at … Continue reading

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Preventing USB access

I have a Raspberry Pi next to my main workstation which I use for email. To control it I use the excellent Synergy Application over a ssh tunnel which means that I don’t need an extra keyboard or mouse. This … Continue reading

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Citrix receiver error 1000119

I’m just going to redirect to the answer by Peter on AskUbuntu. In my case I renamed the cacerts directory and then symlinked it. # mv /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts/ /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts.orig # ln -s /etc/ssl/certs /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts  

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Installing snx on Fedora 28

Ahh yes. dnf install /lib/

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Problem running pgcli fixed by installing from git using pip

Pgcli is a command line interface for Postgres with auto-completion and syntax highlighting. Recently it gave a problem under fedora. $ pgcli –host –port 1234 –username username –password –dbname pgdb Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/bin/pgcli”, line 11, … Continue reading

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NU.NL Podcast Algemeen nieuws RSS feed

I was delighted to discover that the main go to news site in the Netherlands, is doing a daily podcast. I enjoy catching up on the RTÉ Morning Ireland, and the BBC Global News podcasts on the train, and I … Continue reading

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Refresh a proxy cache with Curl

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Safely enabling ssh in the default Raspbian Image

In this post I will show you how to take a default Raspbian Image and safely enable ssh by allowing remote access only with authorized keys. This post is also been released as a podcast on Hacker Public Radio. ogg: … Continue reading

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