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by Rudd-O published 2008/12/07 07:20:18 GMT+0, last modified 2016-05-24T14:26:11+00:00
Get to know the wonderful world that Linux and free software enthusiasts have created!
How to invert left and right sound channels on the fly
by Rudd-O — last modified Mar 18, 2016 10:39 AM

Sometimes you need to diagnose a particular problem with your stereo's setup, or your headphones, or the speakers of your laptop. Maybe one of the sides sounds louder than the other, maybe you think you have a blown tweeter, maybe it's the audio signal currently playing? Here's a trick to test that without reconnecting any cables or adding any hardware to your setup.

Genode OS: a breath of fresh air in operating system and software security
by Rudd-O — last modified Aug 01, 2015 05:12 AM

Separation kernels, hardware-isolated virtualization and enforced capability models have finally converged into an OS that could change the way that operating system security, and software security itself, works. Oh, it can also run Linux and Windows applications. Here are a few talks about that convergence in the form of Genode OS.

by Rudd-O — last modified Sep 18, 2013 09:32 AM

...and my first born child.

Missing core Python modules in your Plone buildout?
by Rudd-O — last modified Jun 26, 2013 03:24 AM

Sometimes when you install Plone, the installer will not compile certain modules during the Python compilation stage, simply because the development packages are not available. Here's how to fix that.

Arcana of /etc/ltsp/ldm-global-dmrc
by Rudd-O — last modified Jun 26, 2013 03:24 AM

A tip of the trade from a fellow LTSP administrator: how to set up the default language and desktop session on LTSP terminals booting off a Fedora 11 terminal server.

How to make PulseAudio run once at boot for all your users
by Rudd-O — last modified Aug 19, 2016 02:29 PM

Running PulseAudio as a system-wide service has advantages -- you can play audio without having logged on, multiple users can play audio on the same audio gear, and music daemons like MPD won't fight for the audio device with PulseAudio. Here's how.

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