Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

Kernel agnostic, DisplayLink Debian GNU/Linux driver installer (Debian/Ubuntu/Elementary)

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

I use DisplayLink at work for multi display setup/Ethernet/etc, all by connecting to a single USB port. Although it's a nifty little device, its software support isn't that great. Only Linux driver they have is for Ubuntu. Which is only optimized to work with 14.04, and latest kernel they support is 3.19! Their ...

Juniper/Pulse Secure VPN on Linux (2015 edition)

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Prelude Some time ago, Juniper Networks sold their beloved Junos Pulse SSL VPN, and thus new company called Pulse Secure was created. Which resulted in Pulse Secure client, which is used to establish secure authentication to the (VPN) tunnel. Since Juniper never supported Linux, it comes as no surprise that successor company ...

Debian PPA Utility

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Debian remains to be my favorite distribution, however there's one thing that's missing, that thing is called PPA. There were numerous discussions on this topic inside of Debian, but AFAIK without any visible movement. Thus, I decided to publish a utility I've been using for some time now. PPA's Since its introduction, PPA's ...

Enable global menu and HUD support in Eclipse IDE

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

As I couldn't retain my curiosity for Ubuntu's "Raring Ringtail" release, I ended up having a dual boot with Ubuntu 13.04 and Debian Sid. Even thought at the moment 13.04 is only 24% complete, it's already a pretty promising release. However, one thing that heavily annoyed me is that global menu and HUD ...

Linux power regression + overheating problem on ThinkPad [fixed?]

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

This post is also available on/was written for OMG! Ubuntu This blog post isn't only directed to ThinkPad owners as most notebook Linux users with Intel Core Duo 1/2 and i3/i5/i7 processors have been affected by this bug if not all. And yes, this problem is present on latest Debian Unstable and ...