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CS and IS student at Radboud University Nijmegen


Dec
30
comment Trying to install Fedora 20 as a Oracle Virtual Box VM ; Installer launches to black screen
Check the checksum on the Fedora ISO.
Dec
30
comment Wide characters cause visual artifacts on weechat
I am using the GNOME3 gnome-terminal, using the Ubuntu Mono font at size 13.
Dec
8
comment How to make data unreadable for certain amount of time, that it can't be read until months/years passed?
Great article by Rivest, Shamir and Wagner, thanks!
Dec
8
comment How can I convert MP4 video to MP3 audio with ffmpeg?
If you don't really need an MP3, I would not convert the audio: MP4->MP3 is a lossy transformation, you will lose extra source information.
Dec
8
comment How to create and split a tar archive and send the results to my server?
you've got an extra . after your backup.tar
Nov
29
comment I can't boot from a usb stick and I want to install Ubuntu on my computer. How do I fix it?
updated answer with en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/…
Nov
29
comment I can't boot from a usb stick and I want to install Ubuntu on my computer. How do I fix it?
On my XPS 15 (L502x) it's not called 'USB drive' but 'removable storage' or something similar.
Mar
11
comment Importing the public keys that signed your key
I thought that perhaps there was a simpler tool/command for this that I was missing
Mar
10
comment Importing the public keys that signed your key
I know I can do it like this, but is there a way to do this automatically?
Sep
20
comment Intel 330 has no support on aes 256
When you encrypt something, you apply a complicated algorithm to the data. This work is normally done by the CPU, which means it does increase system load.
Jul
21
comment How to get Ubuntu in boot menu back?
Use a ubuntu CD to reinstall grub.
Jul
21
comment Do pip and easy_install download Python packages securely?
No. It seems it is generated by the repository, and as such only has meaning for the integrity of the download, not for checking malicious code.
Jul
21
comment Do pip and easy_install download Python packages securely?
@Thomas They can prevent a lot of potential damage when repositories are infected, though.
Jul
21
comment Displaying the HTTP protocol within the status bar for a link in Firefox 14.0.1
I'll point out that as this moment (Aurora build of firefox 15.0a2) it seems only http:// is trimmed: when I mouseover a https:// or ftp:// url, the full url is displayed.
May
4
comment Finding out if a FLAC or WAVPACK audio file is NOT originally encoded from a lossy source
Both these programs are absolutely not reliable
Nov
30
comment I run zsh from bash after connecting SSH – how can I exit both with only one command?
Try pressing ctrl+d twice, it should log you out of a terminal as well.
Aug
28
comment Allow Standard user to run program requiring UAC elevation
I'm afraid @DanNeely is right, and that this won't work. FOMM tries to insert it's own DLLs into a different exectuable (Fallout3.exe)
Feb
19
comment Stereo Mix does not work
Is stereo mix's volume turned to 0?
Dec
6
comment Allow Standard user to run program requiring UAC elevation
@nhinkle memory hook (on the fallout process. (Fallout Script Extender))
Feb
2
comment Allow Standard user to run program requiring UAC elevation
I've used sdbinstall to deploy the changes, and I went through MSDN/Technet docs. asAdmin or asHighest don't work because they do trigger the promt, and asInvoker won't work because it does need the priviliges