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bio website renanbirck.blogspot.com
location Santa Maria, Brazil
age 24
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The guy you see to the left. Electrical/electronics engineering student mostly doing embedded development. Linux user since '05.

You might want to check what I am up to on my blog (in Portuguese mostly), my Twitter or my GitHub, or my skills are available on LinkedIn. Alternatively, if you want to see what I'm listening to, check my last.fm or Spotify profiles.

If you have any doubt/problem about my questions/answers, comment on them.

I will always try to comment why did I downvote, and will remove those downvotes if questions/answers are subsequently improved.


Dec
2
comment LibreOffice has ugly PNG import
@Glutanimate Yes: even when I export to PDF it still is pixelated. I have anti-aliasing enabled.
Dec
2
comment LibreOffice has ugly PNG import
Just curious: why the downvote?
Nov
10
comment How can i update my old motherboard and BIOS?
Why do you need an upgrade?
Aug
31
comment Can I install Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 8?
Did you try using e.g. Firefox or Chrome with User Agent Switcher? Some web pages whine about needing old IE, but actually work if you pretend to be using IE by changing your user agent.
Jul
29
comment Assuming modern consumer hardware and all caches empty, which of the following is the slowest?
I would guess that it's A, as it involves hardware I/O and SD cards can be quite slow sometimes.
Jul
9
comment Dual Booting Windows 8 with Windows ME
If your machine is new enough to run Windows 8, you probably won't find WinME device drivers for your hardware.
Jul
7
comment Alternatives to the 0 and 1 bit style/structure
If you add more levels beyond 0/1, things start to get more complicated.
Jun
20
comment Linux and Windows File System?
What compatibility issues were you told about?
Jun
20
comment Directory /ETC has been moved! — Ubuntu 13.04
Yes, that should work.
Jun
15
comment These files came with my computer, in a different partition of my HDD. What do they do?
updated my answer
Jun
5
comment ON/OFF Toggle Switch for a HDD
-1: won't help with dual-booting.
May
4
comment Booting from Ubuntu 13.04 from CD stops
13.10? Don't you mean 12.10 or 13.04?
Apr
29
comment Windows server 2000 installation on vSphere 5.1 (VMware esxi 5.1)
Try Windows 2000 and see if it works; as far as I remember, this works for either Workstation or Server versions.
Apr
5
comment Can a Zip File Become Damaged from Repeated Unzipping?
Yes. Zip files (or other files, for that matter - except if you save as lossy formats like JPEG or MP3, which is not the case here) won't degrade if you reuse them.
Mar
1
comment Linux distro with 2.4 kernel, that has GNOME
@Bruce they are 3 ISOs for 3 install CDs.
Mar
1
comment Linux distro with 2.4 kernel, that has GNOME
By '2.4' I think you mean kernel 2.4... why do you need it?
Feb
24
comment How to start VMX86 (VMWare Player) in the safe mode
Why don't you add more RAM?
Feb
1
comment Did I brick my pogoplug?
What happens if you nmap its IP address?
Jan
11
comment External HD Hitachi XL1000 doesn't work
Does anything appear on dmesg when you plug the HD?
Dec
27
comment Heavy file copy to linux
@Richa run df (without arguments) and see where you can put the file.