Author Archives: Warren Post

About Warren Post

So far: Customer support guy, jungle guide, IT consultant, beach bum, entrepreneur, teacher, diplomat, over-enthusiastic cyclist. Tomorrow: who knows?

Setting up the HP LaserJet Pro P1102w

Setting up my HP LaserJet Pro P1102w was not as straightforward as I had hoped, but it is just a question of knowing what to do and in what order. Advertisements

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Snap package administration

Notes on using and administering snap packages. 

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Optimizing HDMI out

Connecting my netbook to a TV via HDMI out took some tweaking to get working. 

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Enabling the NetworkManager applet on openSUSE

With default settings, the NetworkManager applet on openSUSE is disabled. Here’s how to enable it.

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Installing proprietary codecs in openSUSE

Like many Linux distributions, openSUSE does not come out of the box with proprietary formats for legal reasons. Installing them is easy enough, however.

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The Huawei E153 modem on Mac

Getting the Huawei E153 modem working on Mac is not difficult.

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Freeing disk space on a shared hosting account

Recently my web host informed my that my account was over-quota on disk space usage. Here’s how I tracked down and fixed the problem.

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Freeing space by deleting btrfs snapshots

As a btrfs newbie, I didn’t realize that automatically generated snapshots could accumulate and overrun the root partition. It’s easy enough to fix however.

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Installing the TeamSpeak 3 client on Linux

TeamSpeak is a proprietary VoIP client, server, and protocol. You would set up a server, then you and other users would set up your clients and connect to the server. Here’s how to set up the client on Linux.

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Reinstalling Kano OS using Linux

How to reinstall the operating system of the Kano computer using a Linux box.

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