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Update-alternatives in Debian Wheezy – changing the logon wallpaper the right way

Written on February 9, 2015 at 12:02, by

How to set the logon and profile wallpaper in Debian the right way

Solved: Debian Wheezy hangs on reboot when network shares are mounted

Written on February 6, 2015 at 11:16, by

I have two network shares I mount on my Wheezy laptop via fstab. But when they are mounted my laptop hangs on poweroff of reboot. The cause is that the network part of the system is stopped before the shares are unmounted. The solution is to unmount the shares before the network part is stopped. […]

Make backlight buttons work in Debian Wheezy on a HP EliteBook 8460p

Written on February 3, 2015 at 16:18, by

The backlight hardware buttons weren’t working on my HP EliteBook 8460w so I was using sudo xrandr –output LVDS –brightness 1 and sudo xrandr –output LVDS –brightness .5 That sort of worked but it only multiplied the gamma values. randr is a software solution – it doesn’t really change the backlight strength. Here’s how I […]

How to install Google Chrome Remote Desktop on Debian Wheezy 64bit

Written on January 14, 2015 at 14:14, by

Installing Google Chrome Remote Desktop on Debian Wheezy 64bit is possible but there is a caveat: YOU NEED TO RUN GOOGLE CHROME INSTEAD OF THE CHROMIUM BROWSER If you run Chromium you can install the Remote Desktop app but it won’t run. (I don’t think there are any differences between the 32 and 64bit versions […]

Make wheel buttons of Logitech Anywhere MX mouse work in Chromium

Written on February 25, 2014 at 21:19, by

How to configure a mouse with extra buttons for Chromium in Linux

Debian Wheezy op een nc4400

Written on June 3, 2013 at 15:52, by

Op een ouwe laptop heb ik Debian Wheezy geïnstalleerd met de Cinnamon-desktop. Hier leg ik uit hoe ik mijn Windows-shares mount, hoe ik de mailclient Evolution met mijn Exchange-server laat praten en hoe ik OpenVPN-profielen via de network manager kan gebruiken.