TLP – Linux Advanced Power Management

Fingerprint GUI – fingerprint reader flashes, but it not scan a finger

When a policykit-1 window opens (say when I want to change a user’s password), it looks ready for a fingerprint and my fingerprint reader flashes, but it will not scan a finger. No matter how many times I run my finger across the reader, it does not read “Not verified” or “OK.” All the other ...

How to install Debian/Ubuntu package with lower priority?

When you have such versions available: apt-cache policy wkhtmltopdf wkhtmltopdf: Installed: (none) Candidate: 0.9.9-4 Version table: 0.12.0-2~bpo70+1 0 100 wheezy-backports/main amd64 Packages 0.9.9-4 0 500 wheezy/main amd64 Packages You can install version with lower priority with: apt-get -t wheezy-backports install wkhtmltopdf

How to create custom Vagrant box

HTTPie is a command line HTTP client, a user-friendly cURL replacement

ferm – for Easy Rule Making

ferm is a tool to maintain complex firewalls, without having the trouble to rewrite the complex rules over and over again. ferm allows the entire firewall rule set to be stored in a separate file, and to be loaded with one command. The firewall configuration resembles structured programming-like language, which can contain levels and lists. ...

Fixed font issue with Midnight Commander in Terminal

If you have weird /interrupted/ lines around columns, you should set font for “Non-ASCII” chars as a Menlo, ie: 12pt Menlo Regular

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Transform Ubuntu to look like Mac

Slow shutdown due to modemmanager

sudo apt-get autoremove modemmanager sudo rm /etc/init/modemmanager.conf