Monthly Archives: April 2011

vi: case insensitive search

By default, vi / vim searches are case sensitive. This mode can be toggled with next commands or shorter version And turn case insensitive mode off again

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Quick way to find out path’s in kernel config, part 2

As last time I wrote “how to find config locations” in kernel menuconfig, there is one more important thing to know. Sometimes kernel options are hidden (and they are even not greppable) because of dependencies. For example, I tried to … Continue reading

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Linux and VirtualBox – no sound in guest OS

Recently something happened – when starting guest-os, I got error saying “No audio devices could be opened” : and in log was such data: After few weeks filled with recompiling and surfing I found this thread where I found hint … Continue reading

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Quick way to find out path’s in kernel config

You are (Gentoo) linux-user. You are building packages by yourself. How many times you have got message “X_Y_Z not enabled in kernel config”, like this (trying to emerge iotop): And sometimes it is pretty hard to find out, exactly where … Continue reading

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md5sum vs md5 – different algorithms?

Calculate md5 hash with md5sum, php, python and perl oneliners: And here will you have question – is md5sum (part of sys-apps/coreutils if you are using Gentoo) using some other algorithm to compute hash? Answer is no! It uses same … Continue reading

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labs.sasslantis.ee now officially online

just made change in old site’s config which is now redirected here. Also added download directory for OpenSSL-GPU page with first/old version of code.

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Office 2010 and embedded PDF

You may have a problem if you use Office 2010 and Acrobat Reader X and if you trying to insert pdf as OLE-object (for example) into Excel document. Message which is displayed is like this: cannot start the source application … Continue reading

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WordPress and code

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/syntaxhighlighter/ is excactly what I need if going to post some code and shell scripts. Thanks to the developers.

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Postfix, virutal users and password

So weird as it is.. I tried to find a way, how regular user could change his password and got no answer. I have system set up like this: http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Postfix,_Courier,_Squirrelmail_and_Spamassassin All email-users are virtual and kept in mysql database. There … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s layered software disturbs understanding problems

You trying to install piece of new software (Office 2010) and suddenly pheww.. you got a message “The installation of this package has failed” Whatta…? But ok, knowing software m$ produces – maybe that the problem of layers (or frontends) … Continue reading

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