TAG: linux

2013/09/02 00:00 Andreas Böhler Arch Linux on the DNS-320L I recently purchased a D-Link DNS-320L, hoping that it would be similar enough to the DNS-320 to get Linux up and running. All further progress is now documented on a separate page on my homepage at DNS-320L dns320l kernel linux nas
2012/05/24 00:00 Andreas Böhler Download an entire Picasa Web Album in Full Resolution I'm on Linux and Google stopped developing Picasas for Linux (well, they never did, they just had the Windows version running under Wine). Nevertheless, I wanted to download a complete Web Album in the highest possible resolution.
2012/08/01 00:00 Andreas Böhler Extracting lecture slides from Video Sometimes, I get lecture videos online, but no slides in PDF or whatever other format, or I could buy the slides for a few euros. Luckily, being a computer enthusiast, I looked for a quick, easy way to extract the slides from the videos, without too much hassle. My first try was to rely on the video encoder to correctly use keyframes, but it turned out that I ended up with 1000 images for 15 slides. Dooh.
2012/10/07 00:00 Andreas Böhler Recovering contacts from dead Android phone A friend of mine recently dropped her Android phone on the floor and the screen cranked - only the backlight would come on, but nothing was displayed. As she didn't sync her contacts, she asked me how to get her contacts back. Here is what I did:
2013/05/07 00:00 Andreas Böhler Simple Socket-over-HTTP bridge Have you ever been behind a restricted firewall that only allows HTTP/HTTPS requests, but blocks you from checking Mail via IMAP or sending Mail via SMTP? If so, this Socket-over-HTTP Bridge can save you the day. However, you need access to an Apache/WSGI enabled server that can act as the other side of the bridge.