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Alienware m11x R2 OpenSuSE 12.3 64 bit Optimus Optirun Primus Bumblebee Drivers

Alienware m11x R2 OpenSuSE 12.3 64 bit Optimus Optirun Primus Bumblebee Drivers

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 11, 2015 08:41 AM

Here is some information for the video drivers with OpenSuse 12.3 64 bit on Alienware m11x R2. Primusrun Segmentation Fault / Won't Run

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VSXU VJ, Audio, Video, recording with recordmydesktop on OpenSuse 12.1

VSXU VJ, Audio, Video, recording with recordmydesktop on OpenSuse 12.1

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:30 PM

This has not been easy to get working, so hopefully it helps others.

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Jailbreaking now legal under DMCA for smartphones, but not tablets

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:26 PM

Arbitrary rulings illustrate fundamental brokenness of the DMCA.

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TOR (The Onion Router) versus Facebook

TOR (The Onion Router) versus Facebook

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 11:26 PM

If logging into Facebook via TOR, The Onion Router anonymizing IP masking tools, Facebook will give you a lot of grief over doing so...

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Star Trek Warp Drive - A Possibility?

Star Trek Warp Drive - A Possibility?

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 11:30 PM

I first heard about this a few days ago on XM Satellite broadcast of Fox News, and then a few hours later on NPR. In case you hadn't already heard about this, enjoy!

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John McAfee Wanted for Murder

John McAfee Wanted for Murder

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:22 PM

"Antivirus pioneer John McAfee is on the run from murder charges, Belize police say." " In July of 2010", "McAfee began posting on a drug-focused Russian message board called Bluelight about his attempts to purify the psychoactive compounds colloquially known as "bath salts." "MDPV"....

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Firefox 15 keeps crashing under OpenSuse 12.1, solution for some

Firefox 15 keeps crashing under OpenSuse 12.1, solution for some

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:21 PM

Was very much annoyed when upgraded Firefox 12 to 15 from the OpenSuse 12.1 repository, it kept crashing every time I closed the browser....

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“Why putting a lot of energy into building a Facebook presence is a sucker’s game”.

“Why putting a lot of energy into building a Facebook presence is a sucker’s game”.

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:24 PM

- Facebook acknowledged... messages now reach, on average, just 15 percent of an account’s fans...Pay them for better access...

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Trying to no longer use Google Search

Trying to no longer use Google Search

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 11:23 PM

Since I noticed it as a default in the TOR (The Onion Router by EFF.org http://tor.eff.org) I've decided to remove Google Search, and setup https://ixquick.com as my default search engine for a while (it claims to keep your searching private).

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Getting Started in Information Security and Information Technology

Getting Started in Information Security and Information Technology

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:19 PM

I frequently get asked "how do I get started" in information security specifically, and information technology in general. Of course there are many paths to success, and this is not the only route to take...

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Latest MacBook Pro (15), Do Not Buy...

Latest MacBook Pro (15), Do Not Buy...

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:15 PM

Unless you like wasting your money, or have absolutely no other choice...

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Open Source Robotics Operating System and Development Platform

Open Source Robotics Operating System and Development Platform

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:09 PM

I heard about this on NPR today, Willow Garage PR2 robots...

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Plone Enable RSS Syndication

Plone Enable RSS Syndication

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:07 PM

To enable rss feed syndication in Plone 4.1 simply add synPropertiesForm to the folder you wish to enable, then click the "Enable Syndication" button. Then...

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Alesis LineLink Dual 1/4" to USB Cable working under Suse Linux 12.1

Alesis LineLink Dual 1/4" to USB Cable working under Suse Linux 12.1

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 11:57 PM

To get working under Linux, it auto detects as a USB C-Media device. Under Windows or Mac you have to enable it after it autoloads the PnP drivers, the same applies to a linux setup as well...

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VSXU VJ on OpenSuse 12.1

VSXU VJ on OpenSuse 12.1

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 11:16 PM

VSXU VJ, Audio, Video, recording with recordmydesktop on OpenSuse 12.1 . This has not been easy to get working, so hopefully it helps others.

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Change Java version used for Firefox under OpenSuse 11.4 and other versions

Change Java version used for Firefox under OpenSuse 11.4 and other versions

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:03 PM

Typically Open Suse cofnigures Firefox to use Open Java as the default java binary. However this doesn't work well for a number of sites, so you may find it necessary to install the Sun JRE and browser plugin...

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Only one vehicle now exists that comfortably fits 6'+ Tall people including the driver: Nissan Armada / Infiniti QX-56

Only one vehicle now exists that comfortably fits 6'+ Tall people including the driver: Nissan Armada / Infiniti QX-56

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:01 PM

This news is a couple weeks behind in posting.. The boys are growing faster than expected. Now at 6'3", 6', and 5'9" (and myself 6'7") the Prius became too small in the back seat for people with above-average-length-legs. I hunted for a long time, tried out scores of vehicles of all kinds, and only 2 vehicles were even close to physically fitting 4 people my size, full size pickup trucks, and the Nissan Armada...

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Recent Items Portlet viewable by anonymous users Plone 4

Recent Items Portlet viewable by anonymous users Plone 4

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 10:58 PM

his simple hack makes the Recent Items portlet viewable for non-logged in users rather then the default of only being viewable to logged in, non-anonymous users.

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Asus G74SX A1 on OpenSuse 12.1 and Suse 12.3 (64 bit)

Asus G74SX A1 on OpenSuse 12.1 and Suse 12.3 (64 bit)

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:32 PM

All of the critical functions work, but some of the secondary features require some tweaking to make full use of this wonderful portable workstation behemoth.

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Why I Will NOT Be Buying Another Prius

Why I Will NOT Be Buying Another Prius

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 10, 2015 11:00 PM

I have had 3 Toyota Prius cars, 2006, 2008, and 2010. As long as I'm living in Spokane, I will not be buying another one, and am just waiting for the opportunity to get rid of the one I have. Here are the reasons why...

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Ea Games Origin BF3 Battlefield 3 Proxy, double NAT, Dans Guardian, Squid, server outages

Ea Games Origin BF3 Battlefield 3 Proxy, double NAT, Dans Guardian, Squid, server outages

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 10, 2015 10:57 PM

My son pre-ordered the limited edition bundle of BF3, and I actually waited in line to get it at the midnight release.

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Canon Pixma IP90 Portable Printer and Linux

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:06 PM

Just a quick reminder about the Canon Pixma IP90 Portable Printer and Linux...

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Free wireless tethering approaches for Verizon Bionic

Free wireless tethering approaches for Verizon Bionic

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 10, 2015 09:30 PM

This article walks you through how to enable wireless tethering on the Verizon Motorola Bionic with Android 2.3.4, using the free app Db Browser (or you can pay for SQLite).

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Root ing Motorola Droid Bioinic Smartphone

Root ing Motorola Droid Bioinic Smartphone

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 10, 2015 09:27 PM

Just some quick info on one (of several) options to root a Verizon Motorola Droid Bionic Smart Phone.

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Droid Bionic on Verizon

Droid Bionic on Verizon

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 10, 2015 09:21 PM

I finally have grudgingly given in to having an Android based phone. Here I will post my experiences.

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USB Docking Bays, comparison of 3

USB Docking Bays, comparison of 3

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 11:21 PM

I have needed to find some sort of docking bay for my Alienware M11x R2. ...

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Samsung UN60d7000 Reset and Pairing Double Sided Remote QWERTY Side

Samsung UN60d7000 Reset and Pairing Double Sided Remote QWERTY Side

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 10, 2015 09:17 PM

This seems to be a repeating issue, so quickly posting instructions on how to reset and re-pair the Samsung double sided remote on the QWERTY side.

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Alienware M11x R2 with Open Suse 64 bit

Alienware M11x R2 with Open Suse 64 bit

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:12 PM

I recently updated my Alienware by installing Suse 11.4 (& 12.1). As usual, I did not attempt to upgrade the existing 11.3 install, but instead performed a fresh install. Here is some information on what was necessary to make everything work as best as possible with this combination.

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Sirius XM Satellite

Sirius XM Satellite

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 10, 2015 09:15 PM

Just some quick thoughts, a basic review, about the experience with Sirius XM Satellite radio on the 2010 3G Prius...

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