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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.

Starting ZFS-FUSE up properly
by Rudd-O — last modified Jun 26, 2013 03:24 AM

ZFS is the best filesystem ever invented. And FUSE brings it to Linux. There are, however, some caveats you need to keep in mind if you want to start it properly.

A better way to create a customized USB drive with Ubuntu Live on it
by admin — last modified Jun 26, 2013 04:00 PM

Got a thumb USB drive or an SD card, and you'd like to put Linux on it? Did the other HOWTOs fail you? This is the real deal, through and through. This trick also works out-of-the-box with Kubuntu and other Ubuntu variants as well. Moreover, you can adapt it with very few changes to any other live CD Linux distributions out there.

How to solve network data corruption with Realtek cards
by Rudd-O — last modified Jun 26, 2013 03:24 AM

Do you have a Realtek card driven by the r8169 driver, and you're experiencing SSH, SSL or rsync errors associated to the error message "Disconnected: Corrupted MAC on input"? Do you download large files only to find them corrupted? Here's the solution.

How to customize your full-text RSS feeds in Plone, and discourage spam content harvesters at the same time How to customize your full-text RSS feeds in Plone, and discourage spam content harvesters at the same time
by Rudd-O — last modified Jun 26, 2013 03:24 AM

Earlier on, we discussed how to enable full-text RSS feeds. Now we'll discuss how to improve on that by preventing your full-text feeds from being harvested and posted on blogspammers' sites. The nice thing about this trick is that you can use it to include any sort of text on your RSS feeds, while leaving your site content completely unaffected.

How to really speed up Web serving (and Plone) for your iPhone readers How to really speed up Web serving (and Plone) for your iPhone readers
by Rudd-O — last modified Jun 26, 2013 03:24 AM

Web servers (especially Plone, by default) work wonders in combination with an HTTP accelerator such as Varnish or Squid. But your iPhone readers are out of luck because of a grave bug on MobileSafari -- Plone sites are especially slow like molasses on the iPhone. Don't worry, here's a trick that will solve it.

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