Friendly Ghost

Friendly Ghost

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Archiving Files in the Shell

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Almost every single time I am on a terminal and have to concatenate files to one single archive I simply forgot how to do so. So for the next time - here a short reminder. Tar tar cfv [ARCHIVNAME].tar The flags stand for Create, File, Verbose. To extract you…

Xbox 360 - No Audio via HDMI

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Without any obvious reason I had no audio on my Xbox 360. The devices is connected via HDMI to the TV, so if there's no audio I also expected no video. But there was a video signal! After a few attempts trial & error, exchanging the wire and checking my T…

Missing Hardware Acceleration in Ubuntu 14.04 with Virtualbox

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I recently experienced a pretty bad performance in Ubuntu 14.04 within my VirtualBox (v.4.3.8). No matter what I did - I couldn't manage it to activate hardware acceleration for the system. Even if I activated 3D-Acceleration in VirtualBox machine settings eve…

What does it mean to be a father?

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Today, at Father`s Day, I found a video trying to answer the question: "What does it mean to be a father?". I Just wanted to share this inspiring and at the same time touching piece of art. I am very sorry - it is german only.…

Token/Miracle Druid

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During the last days and weeks I fell more and more in love with my Token/Miracle druid deck. It turns out that it's pretty versatile which makes it fun to play hence it has an answer for almost everything. I do not seem to be the first one playing this kind o…

Merging PDFs with PDFtk

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From time to time I need to concatenate multiple PDF files to one single file. This is much more handy e.g. for printing or distribution via email. Unfortunately I need this seldom enough to simply forget the commands. Therefore a little note for me and everyo…