Month: February 2011

linux-mint-ubuntu

getting lessc working

after trying to get lessc working following the post http://ken.edmonds-commerce.co.uk/css/four-commands-away-from-installing-less-css-on-ubuntu/ with no luck i finally managed it as follows (and as i just notices these are also only four command) … sudo aptitude install git nodejs sudo git clone https://github.com/cloudhead/less.js.git /opt/lesscsudo aptitude install git nodejs sudo git clone https://github.com/cloudhead/less.js.git /opt/lessc open your .bashrc file using …

windows-xp-vista-7-seven

installing windows 7 in virtualbox results in error code 0x80070570

when trying to install windows 7 in virtualbox i got the following error message … the cause of this error was a faulty windows 7 image file .. after re-copying it and validating the md5 the error disappeared and installation was successful …

linux-mint-ubuntu

workaround: slow printing pdf documents and images on the hp 2200 dtn

i tried everything to fix the slow printing of the hp 2200 dtn but nothing really helped .. the only thing seems to be to replace it with a different one (according to this forum post .. the third from the bottom) … i have the fit-pc2 running 24/7 and there is also running windows …

windows-xp-vista-7-seven

change keyboard layout at logon screen

run “regedit” and navigate to “HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Keyboard Layout\Preload” .. there edit the “1” key to the required keyboard layout us: 00000409 uk: 00000809 a list of keyboard layouts can be found at “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout\DosKeybCodes”

windows-xp-vista-7-seven

enable the registry editor when disabled by administrator “registry editing has been disabled by your administrator”

run “gpedit.msc”, navigate to “user configuration > administrative templates > system” and deactivate the option “prevent access to registry editing tools”

linux-mint-ubuntu

change the default terminal window size

to change the default terminal window size you have to edit the file gksudo gedit /usr/share/vte/termcap/xtermgksudo gedit /usr/share/vte/termcap/xterm and change the line (10) which reads something like :co#132:it#8:li#26:\:co#132:it#8:li#26:\ where co#132 means 132 columns and li#26 means 26 lines .. dunno what the it#8 stands for .. it did not change anything altering it …

linux-mint-ubuntu

vnc requires to enter password for keyring ‘default’ to unlock on remote machine

i’ve set up my fit-pc2 running linux mint 9 isadora and wanted to remote control it via vnc .. every time i wanted to log on i was asked for the password of my keyring ‘default’ … following the tutorial i’ve reset the password for the keyring to be blank .. now i can connect …