I recently have found a solution to very nasty bug. On my Ubuntu Linux development laptop, I run several virtual machines. I had to use VMWare Workstation for a project for one client of mine. I use quite heavy applications like IntelliJ IDEA (for Java Backend development), VMWare, Chrome, Firefox, Thunderbird for E-Mail and everything runs simultaneously.
Disable Hugepages on Linux yields huge speed improvements for VMWare Workstation weiterlesen →
Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr is out! If you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system you might want to follow this guide! I’ve described the process in great detail showing the complete upgrade process with screenshots to just follow along.
Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – All you need to know weiterlesen →
I’m currently all into Litecoin mining and find the cryptocurrency world very exciting! I am in the process of finishing my very first litecoin mining rig and encountered some obstacles along the way. Mostly supply equippment which obviously seems to be easy to get in the U.S. like plastic crates from amazon or pci express riser cables. I found them very hard to get here in Germany.
Litecoin mining – guide for perfect setup wanted ? weiterlesen →
Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander is out! If you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system you might want to follow this guide! I’ve described the process in great detail showing the complete upgrade process with screenshots to just follow along or watch the screencast.
Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander fast and hassle free! weiterlesen →
Hi, have you ever woundered from time to time if all those gigabyte of images on your hard drive really need to be all that big?!
Normally, if you compress images, you lose quality. If you want to keep optimal quality you will normally end up with big files. So you either have to sacrifice quality or file size. If you are interested on how to get both, read on!
Optimize your PNG/JPEG images with no quality-loss in minutes! weiterlesen →
I got mail from Rodk some weeks ago. He asked me a question that, I guess, many people have when they want to give new life to an old computer. Here is what he asked me:
What easy to use Linux distribution to use for old computers? weiterlesen →
In my office I frequently lock my screen when I leave my desk. I found out, after pressing the Screen locking shortcut in Ubuntu 13.04 (and the versions before) the screen goes black but is still turned on and therefor consumes more energy than necessary. I hate wasting resources (and battery life) so I began to look for a solution…
Quick Hint: How to save energy in Linux by turing your screen off when locking weiterlesen →
Do you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system? You want to do the upgrade fast and avoid any hassles? Then, this guide is for you!
Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in less than 20 minutes without problems weiterlesen →
You get some files from a friend or you just copy over some stuff from your Mac to your other computer running Windows or Linux. Harddisk, USB or external storages are polluted by these files. How to clean up the mess?
Wipe „.DS_Store“ and other resource fork files from disk weiterlesen →
We all have thought „Noooo! What did I do??“ in front of a computer. Admit it! You had that moment as well. We all have lost some thing digital. Really everyone. Trust me. :)
Oops… No… WHAT HAVE I DONE?? weiterlesen →