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Dell Inspiron 1525 BIOS update Debian

Posted 08-19-2012 at 09:06 AM by jere21
Updated 09-02-2012 at 07:27 AM by jere21

Based on http://www.ducea.com/2007/08/27/dell...tes-on-debian/, which goes a bit more in detail. Basically I just copied the relevant parts. Thanks!

Dell's official Linux support labelled OMSA currently only works for rpm based distros, but not for Debian. So do it manually

Install smbios packages:
Code:
ii  libsmbios-bin   2.0.3.dfsg-1.1   Provide access to (SM)BIOS information -- utility binaries
ii  libsmbios2      2.0.3.dfsg-1.1   Provide
...
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Wheezy Memory Leaks

Posted 05-27-2012 at 07:35 AM by jere21

I had excess memory usage. seems to be I'm hit by some memory leak caused by tracker, see http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=612242

This solved it for now:
[REMOVE] tracker-extract:amd64
[REMOVE] tracker-gui:amd64
[REMOVE] tracker-miner-fs:amd64
[REMOVE] tracker-utils:amd64
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Firefox/Iceweasel Addons I use

Posted 03-04-2012 at 04:00 PM by jere21

Packaged in Debian
Code:
xul-ext-adblock-plus     Advertisement blocking extension for web browsers
xul-ext-cookie-monster   makes it very easy to manage cookies in a whitelist-based way
xul-ext-debianbuttons    Buttons for querying Debian-related pages with Iceweasel/Firefox
xul-ext-https-everywhere extension to force the use of HTTPS on many sites
xul-ext-itsalltext       Iceweasel/Firefox extension to edit textareas using an external editor
...
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funambol III: sync evolution with Funambol

Posted 10-23-2011 at 08:04 AM by jere21

  • Fail 1: syncevolution (including sync-ui) from upstream debs:
    Code:
    deb http://downloads.syncevolution.org/apt unstable main
    Config:
    Funambol -> "Set up now":
    Use settings from funambol installation, see Funambol part 1
    Username MYNAME
    Password MYPASSWORD
    Server address: https://192.168.178.21:8080/funambol/ds
    Tasks/Appointments URI: cal (instead of "task/event", unsure what is correct)
    Contacts URI: card
...
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funambol II: sync icedove (thunderbird) 5 with Funambol

Posted 10-21-2011 at 10:23 AM by jere21
Updated 03-11-2012 at 09:07 AM by jere21

Official ressource (under development, currently no working release): https://mozilla-plugin.forge.funambol.org/

Community guy Jonas Maurus working on it and making releases.

Feeds:
https://mozilla-plugin.forge.funambo...&dsForumId=555

https://mozilla-plugin.forge.funambo...&dsForumId=553

Ensure to have matching versions of icedove, iceowl and the funambol plugin....
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