Monat: März 2011

Openbox: Quick Keyboard Shortcuts Internet Mail Run Command

Problem: If you want to work faster with your Openbox Desktop you should use Keyboard Shortcuts for often used Programs like Internet, Mail and Run Command box. Solution:  edit as user $nano /home/user/.config/openbox/rc.xml insert #Fullscreen CTRL+F11 <keybind key="C-F11"> <action name="ToggleFullscreen"/> </keybind> #RunCommand with gmrun on X CTRL+R <keybind key="C-R"> <action name="Execute"> <execute>gmrun</execute> </action> </keybind> #Internet Key with chromium CTRL+I <keybind key="C-i"> <action name="Execute"> <execute>chromium-browser</execute> </action> </keybind> #Internet Mail with icedove CTRL+M <keybind key="C-M"> <action name="Execute"> <execute>icedove</execute> </action> </keybind> save and relogin into openbox..enjoy economy working.. Remark: Its powerful on small Netbooks or Laptops cause you don’t need to use tricky […]

Linux Bug: Disable Framebuffer Nvidia free Driver Nouveau for hanging xserver-xorg (for Servers)

Problem: Nouveau the free Version of the Nvidia Display Driver crash if you switch to Console or kill the xserver-xorg.Its enabled by default inside the KERNEL!! this WAS NOT DEFAULT at last DECADES!! (DEBIAN 3.0-5.0 never used it!, cause bugs and hanging Servers) Solution: echo 'blacklist nouveau' &gt; /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nouveau.conf then edit with $sudo nano /etc/default/grub # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_TIMEOUT=5 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2&gt; /dev/null || echo Debian` GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="noquiet nouveau.nomodeset=0" #on Ubuntu set "nomodeset noplymouth" … update grub Loader with sudo update-grub2 REMARK: THIS MUST BE USED AT SERVERS FOR […]

Linux Bug: SATA failed command: WRITE FPDMA QUEUED ata3.00 ncq freeze hang

Problem: If you copy or install Files from Disk to Disk somtimes the fresh installed Debian Ubuntu Linux in Textmode (server minimal setup) current kernel freezes or lost connect to the Disks. Take a CLOSER LOOK the Error often affects ALL DISKS !! If only one Disk  affected replace the Drive to SATA600 Hardware:  Asus M4n75TD NEW with Phenom 1090T X6 and 8GB Ram and /dev/sda: Model=Hitachi, FwRev=GM4OA52A, SerialNo=GEA530RF1RDDGA Config={ HardSect NotMFM HdSw&gt;15uSec Fixed DTR&gt;10Mbs } RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0, ECCbytes=56 BuffType=DualPortCache, BuffSize=15118kB, MaxMultSect=16, MultSect=off CurCHS=16383/16/63, CurSects=16514064, LBA=yes, LBAsects=976773168 IORDY=on/off, tPIO={min:120,w/IORDY:120}, tDMA={min:120,rec:120} PIO modes:  pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4 DMA modes:  […]

Linux: Translate Boot message of cryptsetup „Enter passphrase to unlock the disk“

Problem: If you setup a full encrypted Laptop with the Linux Installer the first Boot Message of cryptsetup is always in English Speech shown „Enter passphrase to unlock the disk“ /dev/sda Solution: edit the /usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts/local-top/cryptroot ,with nano, find and change the text to your Language edit the /lib/cryptsetup/cryptdisks.functions ,with nano ,find and change the text to your Language update the initramfs of the current kernel withupdate-initramfs -u -k all reboot and test the translated login