Gentoo gnome-light

2009-02-17 stintel  1 minute read

I have always had a problem with Evolution being installed when emerging gnome on my Gentoo system. Even with "-evo -eds" use flags, it still wanted Evolution. Evolution is a BIG piece of CRAP, and I don't want it anywhere on my system

Dell BIOS update in Linux

2009-02-04 stintel  1 minute read

Because I always forget ... To update your Dell BIOS in Linux, download the .exe BIOS file from the Dell website. Extract the HDR file with "wine D630_A15.EXE -writehdrfile".

Non-English comments

2008-10-14  1 minute read

Dear readers of my blog, this post is in reply to some comments that I did not approve... As you might have noticed I write all my posts in English, although English isn't my native language. I do this because I think everybody in the IT world should know English ...

Wordpress app for iPhone

2008-07-23 stintel  1 minute read

Monday I upgraded my iPhone to the 2.0 firmware, so now I can use apps from the App Store. Fancy and all ;-) So, I was browsing through the available applications, when I found the WordPress app.

SSH authentication failure with PuTTY

2008-07-23  2 minute read

Today I experienced a rather strange problem with SSH authentication. Someone in the company where I am working today, requested a password change for his account on some machine. Because the account is used by different persons, I asked him to give me the original password. Of course I first tested the username and password combination myself, and I was actually able to login with it.

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