I was intrigued with low price of Orange Pi PC on GearBest site and since I had a lot of unused points I decided to order one even though I did not really need it. For a few bucks you get quad core CPU, 1GB of RAM, Ethernet all the bells and whistles as Raspberry Pi for third of the price.
What could go wrong? Well it seems for this price you get what you paid for a third of quality manufacturing. As soon as I opened my box I noticed that the board is slightly bent as you can see on the picture here: Continue reading “OrangePi poor replacement for the real Raspberry Pi”
For little over 9 years I am a proud owner of Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Si 1520. Nice little 12.0” laptop with 1280×800 resolution weighting just over 1.7kg and it even has DVD burner. I got this way back when small laptops / netbooks were not that mainstream. Continue reading “Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 7 on Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Si 1520”
Easy and dirty solution for your EOL (end of life) Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail for the Heartbleed / cve-2014-0160?
wget https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/openssl_1.0.1c-3ubuntu2.7_armhf.deb \
Continue reading “Fix heartbleed / cve-2014-0160 on ARM Ubuntu 13.04 with packages from 12.04”
Look at your home directory and the file .bashrc. Find these lines:
# uncomment for a colored prompt, if the terminal has the capability; turned
# off by default to not distract the user: the focus in a terminal window
# should be on the output of commands, not on the prompt
Uncomment force_color_prompt=yes, save and login again.
Continue reading “Enable shell colored prompt on Ubuntu / Debian”
Create following file in this path: /var/lib/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/custom-actions.pkla
[Actions for erol user]