Author Archives: slackalaxy

Firefox: window decoration and snippets

I’ve been looking back to Firefox recently, after the latest release of Chrome showing some weird behavior. I am still not sure I want to change my browser, at least not until I am sure I can set it up … Continue reading

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Copying MBR

I’ve been doing some disk partitions cloning between disks of different size. I needed to copy the master boot record (MBR), where LILO is, from one disk to another. I searched a bit and found a handy tutorial.

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Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 not responding

I have a ThinkPad T420, which comes with an Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 wireless adapter. The card is recognised out of the box, and it connects to my home WiFi. There are two kernel modules loaded: iwlmvm and iwlwifi. … Continue reading

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Speeding up Chrome

Recently, I’ve noticed that somehow browsing becomes more and more sluggish under Linux. I am using Chromium, from AlienBob. At the same time, using Chrome in Windows scrolls web-pages, such as Imgur or Reddit, much better. I finally googled a … Continue reading

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Webcore fonts

I’ve been using the Webcore fonts available at SBo, since many years and always followed the post-install instructions in the README. However, I decided to post them here, for my own convenience.

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