how to solve (some) graphical issues with putty, UTF8, and ncurses

Hello everybody, I'm writing this article to help all those people that may have had problems with text garbled, mismatched or other kind of graphical issues with all those software that uses the famous ncurses libraries (libncurses5). It all started when I was using (via puTTY) my favorite command line log parsing tool: the great  … Continue reading how to solve (some) graphical issues with putty, UTF8, and ncurses

How to have a working Internet key Huawei Vodafone K4606 on Mac osX Yosemite 10.10

Hello guys, these days the K4606 Vodafone internet key seems not to be working on Yosemite, but the issue is not with the hardware itself but with the Vodafone Mobile Broadband (AKA the software provided) sofware onboard which sadly crases whenever loaded into Yosemite. At the time I'm writing not even the latest beta available on … Continue reading How to have a working Internet key Huawei Vodafone K4606 on Mac osX Yosemite 10.10

Guide: Intel 82573L gigabit ethernet with Ubuntu 11.04 and fix PXE-E05

hello guys, big post today. I've finally updated my Ubuntu machine to the latest version 11.04 Natty Narval...everything works out pretty well execpt for the wired ethernet controller... I'm using the "Intel Corporation 82573L Gigabit Ethernet Controller" this controller isn't manageable via the usual Ubuntu Network Manager nor it's listed in the output of the … Continue reading Guide: Intel 82573L gigabit ethernet with Ubuntu 11.04 and fix PXE-E05

Gmail NOT WORKING it’s UNAVAIABLE USE IMAP

Ok, flash post today. Today at 1:30 AM PST Gmail suddenly stopped working. It seems it is unreachable. Google Apps linked applications are also NOT working. FIRST A NOTICE FOR EMAIL ADDICTS : PLEASE STAY CALM . DO NOT WORRY. EVERYTHING IS GONNA BE ALRIGHT The Google's Gmail support team says the following : "We're … Continue reading Gmail NOT WORKING it’s UNAVAIABLE USE IMAP

How To Boot and Run Linux from a USB Pen Drive [Easy Way]

Hello, this time I'm gonna show you two easy ways to install and run two common linux distributions from a pen drive using both Windows Xp or Vista or a Linux Distribution, and wizard procedures. It's like a "Live" distribution, but from a USB drive. The two distributions are Fedora Core 9 (or 8 ) … Continue reading How To Boot and Run Linux from a USB Pen Drive [Easy Way]

How-to Install Windows Xp on HP Pavilion dv6236EA

Hello, this one is a VERY BRIEF guide about the installation of Microsoft Windows Xp on a HP Pavilion dv6236EA system... now, first of all you need to DISABLE the "SATA Native Mode" into the BIOS (press F10 at computer boot)... then you can make a common XP installation...then...this is the *needed* drivers list: (Ah, … Continue reading How-to Install Windows Xp on HP Pavilion dv6236EA

Compiz-fusion problems with 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon” related to update from 7.04

Okay, I'm still not sure, I did not found in the Web many pages refering to this problem, but it seems there is a problem with Compiz... The problem applies to Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon" if you have upgraded from 7.04 "Feisty Fawn" with Compiz-Fusion already installed using the wizard procedure, this issue can lead … Continue reading Compiz-fusion problems with 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon” related to update from 7.04

Guide: Install Canon Mp150 & Mp160 Printers in Linux

Ok, welcome this time I'm gonna talk about a *simple* driver installation... So first of all a brief description of the problem... The Mp150 Printer installed in Fedora Core 7, Fedora Core 8, Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn, is NOT WORKING...using the standard drivers it simply prints blank, or completly white pages, even if in the … Continue reading Guide: Install Canon Mp150 & Mp160 Printers in Linux

Guide : How-to Install Microsoft Office 2003 in Linux

Hello, this time we will talk about the installation and the use of Microsoft Office 2003 in whatever Linux distribution... It's a brief and fast guide! Dont' worry! 😀 First of all I need to be thankful to the REVIEW by Twickline,  one of the useful, but IMHO uncorrected guides about the installation of Office 2003 … Continue reading Guide : How-to Install Microsoft Office 2003 in Linux