Kubuntu 10.04 x64: no sound in flash, while Amarok is able to play sound

Last time I use only 64-bit OSes, and normally I have no problems with Windows, while with Linux usually things don’t go that easy. I’ve noticed one tendency with Linux: if distribution is less popular (for example, Ubuntu with KDE and x64) it is more raw and accordingly, it has more bugs. I replaced recently …

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Asus RT-N16:Enforcing passwords in ssh & http page

My router has open ssh port so that I can connect from Internet to home, and recently I’ve noticed in logs that someone is scanning my ports: Jun 5 15:13:49 dropbear[745]: login attempt for nonexistent user from 187.141.73.66:47311 Jun 5 15:13:50 dropbear[745]: exit before auth: Disconnect received It seems like some one is looking for …

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Asus RT-N16: how to Wake On Lan machine from the Internet

Sometimes while being away from home there is a need to access data on a home computer. If there is no one at home to turn on the computer, one may use method described below: turning on the computer through the Internet using a utility called wakelan. The idea is simple – just ssh to …

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Network printer disappears after reboot in Windows 7

Recently I’ve discovered an interesting problem related to my printer Epson BX300F. Initially, the printer does not support printing via the remote print server. It works only via USB. But you can change the printer settings by changing its transport from USB to TCP / IP and specify the address of the router to which …

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Asus RT-N16: impressions after using it for a while

It’s been a couple of weeks since I bought RT-N16 and during this time I’ve accumulated some experience. The most important thing that I could understand for this time – firmware from Asus – sucks, because even though it provides minimalistic features it is very unstable and does not utilize the power of router’s hardware! …

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