Category: shell

  • Skype/pulseaudio fix Mint 16

    Today I tried a skype call on my truthful AAO which recently got mint 16 and I was frustrated by the sound crackling/distortion. It’s not just a problem with Skype, I believe it’s a problem with, you’ve guessed it, PulseAudio. Workaround? Indeed there is. Disabling PulseAudio’s Glitch Free Audio seems to have solved the crackling…

  • TWRP on nexus 5

    Was bored today and went to and quickly flashed it, working flawlessly as expected. Installation methods are described on the page, the app install method didn’t worked for me.    

  • Turn off touchpad when typing = priceless

    I was pissed by the touchpad of my AAOne (running great under Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Xfce) until I found syndaemon = priceless. -d starts it as daemon (running on background) -i sets the time, default is 2 seconds. Found here, thank you Husse!

  • Release/Renew IP in linux

    I was wondering how this works in Linux and found these two methods (in terminal, considering that eth0 is the desired interface): sudo ifconfig eth0 down sudo ifconfig eth0 up or use sudo dhclient eth0 Found here.  

  • Add existing user to sudoers

    If our user is not created add it with sudo useradd -m username (m creates home for it) then set password with passwd username then sudo usermod -a -G sudo username (-a to append a group, -G is for needed group itself, in our example sudo, could be any group) groups username will show the…