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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Asus RT-N16: how to set up ipkg and additional software on router

Update: I am not using Asus firmware anymore, it is very unstable and buggy, so if I write in my article below “stable” read it as “unstable” 🙂 Note: In this post I am talking about installing ipkg on the native firmware from Asus version 1.0.1.2. With dd-wrt, oleg’s firmware there are no problems to …

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Asus RT-N16: first impressions

My wi-fi router (Dlink DI-524) worked very bad last time, especially under load – hangs, disappeared wi-fi network, etc … and I decided to buy a decent replacement:). A few days of review in the market and I bought quite cheap in my area RT-N16 which seduced me with the following parameters: 1. A powerful …

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Google Android on Samsung S8000 Jet

Before you read this post, answer a simple question. Are you an owner of Samsung S8000 Jet? Are happy with it? The official advertisment of S8000 is “smarther than smarphone”. But in fact, it is dump and usless: you can’t run anything except Java & Javascript applications. Which seems to be pretty limited. Moreover, on …

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Google Chrome OS: how to make it compile and work in VirtualBox & VmWare

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Recently Google opened sources of it’s Open Source OS called Google Chrome OS. After looking at youtube videos I got interested and decided to play with it. Well, any new OS is always interesting these days, when the whole world stuck to Microsoft Windows. Because Chrome OS is an open source project it is really …

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Error in Ubuntu 9.10 x64: hamachi: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5

Recently I updated to Ubuntu 9.10 x64 and noticed that my hamachi stopped working. The following error appears when you try to launch it: hamachi: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory It seems like the package libstdc++5 is removed from Ubuntu 9.10, as “apt-get install” …

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Google Chrome can be already run under Linux

Recently Google announced a new version of Google Chrome – quite a nice browser which conquers me by simplicity, speed of rendering, and by limited audiency of users, thus, the chance to become infected via exploits is pretty low. The 3.x version is avialable for Windows, and there is also unstable, development version for Linux. …

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