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Posted in Hardware How To Windows

Fixing MacBook Pro BootCamp Black Screen of Death

So one day I’ve power on Windows on a BootCamp-enabled Windows 7 MBP Retina and after booting and making bunch of happy sounds the display went blank. No matter how many times I rebooted it the display kept looking dead. The computer was obviously running. It’s easy to check by…

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Posted in Hardware Linux

Fixing Wireshark’s “TCP checksum offload” error in linux

On some linux machines when you run wireshark you may notice that a lot of packets are marked as invalid (highlighted as black). The contents looks perfectly correct, but for some reason checksum is brkoen and wireshark suggestes that the reason for such unpleasant event is “TCP checksum offload”. Let’s…

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Posted in Hardware Linux Robotics Software

Fix: Error: register r24, r26, r28 or r30 required

I was recently compiling some Arduino code with NewSoftSerial and got hit by infamous “Error: register r24, r26, r28 or r30 required” error. NewSoftSerial is a great library and those using older avr-gcc compiler enjoy it alot. Problem is the newer gcc doesn’t like one nasty error in the code…

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Posted in Windows

“Setup cannot continue because some system files are out of date on your system.”

“Setup cannot continue because some system files are out of date on your system. Click OK if you would like setup to update these files for you now. You will need to restart Windows before you can run setup again. Click cancel to exit setup without updating system files.” First…

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Posted in Other

Not All Batteries Are Equal. Some May not Work in Your Gadget (like Archos DVR Station).

I’ve got new Archos DVR Station recently. The nice thing about it is a cool remote with tons of different buttons that provide full keyboard+mouse functionality for Archos 605 PMP. Unfortunately the remote appeared to be dead. I was almost ready to pack it and send back to the store…

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Posted in How To Linux Software

Solving “configure: error: C++ compiler cannot create executables” problem

You ran ./configure and got “configure: error: C++ compiler cannot create executables”. Here is how to fix it …

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Posted in How To Linux Software Web

Squid: unrecognized httpd_accel_port, httpd_accel_with_proxy on, httpd_accel_uses_host_header

I was recently installing squid at home as a single caching proxy for all computers in my home network. The simple way is just running squid on your linux router as is and configuring every single browser on all computers in your network so they access internet using squid. That’s…

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Posted in Linux Other

MacMail failes while receiving mail using imap from courier mail

As usually there might be a lot of reasons for that. In my case the reason became clear when I checked /var/log/messages: imapd-ssl: /etc/courier-imap/shared/index: No such file or directory problem. The quick and dirty solution appeared to be really quick.

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Posted in Software Web

“Cannot load adsense-deluxe.php” problem with AdSense-Deluxe Plugin for WordPress

The AdSense-Deluxe plugin is just wonderful! I used Adsense Manager before and didn’t like the fact it uses old code for Google Adsense and I can do nothing about that. AdSense-Deluxe is way simpler and allows you to modify the actual code – very smart move. Unfortunately after installation it…

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Posted in Other

Reservation Rewards aka WebLoyalty – Problem Solved

Recently I’ve got $10 charge from company called “Reservation Rewards” … I’ve seen this company before in one of those “Use your chance to get $20” with really long explanation that hides the fact you have to subscribe to “Reservation rewards” for $12/month in order to get those $20. But…

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Posted in Web

Interesting Google Webmaster Tools Misfeature (Re:Sitemap)

I recently uploaded a sitemap for a new website to google and It looks like google webmaster tools do not accept sitemap containing just single url. The error it reports is “Missing XML tag”.

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