Fixing Firefox sound output on Debian

Felix pointed out to me that after doing a dist-upgrade Firefox wouldn't work with artsdsp so flash plugins couldn't produce any sound. The solution is to edit /etc/firefox/firefoxrc and set:

FIREFOX_DSP="auto"

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Continue Reading Add Comment May 28, 2006

Troubleshooting Kleopatra

While trying to import my CACert certificate on my laptop into Kleopatra I encountered a few misleading error messages. I have collected the messages like General error and noted how I work around them.

Generally speaking,...

Continue Reading Add Comment March 07, 2006

Fixing permission for my USB scanner on Debian

Today I wasn’t able to access my scanner with xsane as a user (that belongs to group scanner) anymore. Checking the permissions in /proc/bus/usb revealed that the permission configuration of hotplugd had not set the group to...

Continue Reading Add Comment March 04, 2006

Using CACert certificates with KMail on Debian

Since I had some difficulties getting my CACert certificate integrated with KMail on Debian unstable, I wanted to share the steps I took in order to get email encryption and singing up and running. Basically you need to run...

Continue Reading Add Comment February 27, 2006

Ada support for Debian MinGW package

mingw32-debian-package-ada-lanuage-support-3.3.1.20030804.1-1.diff enhances the Debian mingw32 package with support for Ada. Run 'apt-get source mingw32', apply the patch and see debian/rules on how to enable Ada support.

Continue Reading Add Comment April 07, 2004

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