Samsung printer problem on GNU/Linux (printing black pages)

August 22nd, 2017 No comments

I’ve been using Samsung ML-2160 printer on Gentoo Linux for some time without problems but then I connected it to a box running Arch Linux and I some problems came up. It was printing almost completely black pages (with a few narrow white strips).

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[cz] Proč je Facebook a Messenger špatný

August 11th, 2017 2 comments

Facebook prý spojuje lidi a umožňuje být neustále s přáteli, aniž bych vystrčil nohu z baráku či postele. Facebook se tváří jako nejlepší kamarád a pomocník, že dělá pro nás to nejlepší. Ale je tomu opravdu tak? Read more…

Referer sending options in Firefox

March 16th, 2017 No comments

Sending Referer header to the target site after every click on a link is basically revealing URL of the referring site. Several sites mention it as a potential privacy concern but as far as I know there is no UI option in common browsers. Firefox since 28 added “hidden” options for this.
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Tips for making a new password and how passwords work

October 22nd, 2016 No comments

From what I have seen, many people use weak passwords. But it’s actually easy to make them strong. Let’s see. Read more…

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Setting up IPv6 using a DHCP client

October 21st, 2016 1 comment

Our ISP (internet service provider) finally started offering IPv6. On the server, I received static configuration. Here, they are using DHCP6 with prefix delegation and it isn’t as straightforward as one would expect.

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[cz] Úvod do SQL

October 15th, 2016 No comments

SQL je nejběžnější jazyk používaný pro práci s RDBMs (relační databázové systémy). Protože je užitečné umět pracovat s databází, septal jsem stručný přehled operací, které se pomocí SQL dají dělat na jednoduchých konkrétních příkladech, s odkazy na další zdroje.

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[cz] Generátor bankovního čísla účtu

April 1st, 2016 No comments

Aby se předešlo překlepům a nechtěné platbě na cizí účet, využívají číšla účtů v ČR formát podle vyhášky č. 62/2004. V tomto článku je odkaz na generátor validních čísel.

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A few important things to know for Linux beginners

December 31st, 2015 No comments

A few things I didn’t know about Linux at the time I was primarily using Windows.

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Power Bank 5000mAh Solar Charger Reverse Engineering & Modification

December 17th, 2015 2 comments

I bought a cheap solar power bank from China to power my temperature sensor. Unfortunately it was shutting itself down once fully charged, requiring me to power on manually again. In this post I will show you my reverse-engineering notes, images and what I did to make it always powered on.

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Micronova Pellet Stove LCD Reverse-Engineering

December 17th, 2015 No comments

While trying to find out a way to communicate with my pellet stove I decided to have a look at the LCD communication and maybe learn something new and have fun. It is a segment LCD and maybe you find this useful, especially when designing your own control panel or reusing the LCD from a broken panel.

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