Howto: Install Mustek 1200 UB Plus scanner on Ubuntu 11.10

I’ve been using my old Mustek 1200 UB Plus scanner since Ubuntu 8.10 and it serves me well through each version of Ubuntu, for my needs anyway. The only problem I have with this device is installation after upgrading OS (I prefer clean install). It is so simple to forget and I’ve decided to write a little script, so I don’t need to search the web every time. And someone even might find it useful.

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Ink – checking the ink level of your printers from CLI

After trying a few tools for checking the ink level of my printers, the most convenient for me is command line tool Ink which make use of libinklevel. It’s quick and easy way to check ink level. Pročitaj više o ovom članku

Safely reboot frozen linux system

frozen linux systemEver got stuck with frozen linux system? I love messing around with latest and greatest (never on my main machine). So every now and than system freezes beyond repair. So what do I do when that happens? Pročitaj više o ovom članku

Why we use linux (via Jumping Linux distributions)

Why we use linux

I just saw an image the other day, and figured I had to make a quick post about it. (Sorry, do not know the credits for it) I don’t know about others, but I sure recognize my self in this…

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Prestigio PER3072B e-book reader – review

Prestigio PER3072B is a cheap e-book reader with a 7 inch TFT screen and the ability to display photos and videos, and listening to music. It supports a multitude of text and multimedia formats. It has 2GB of internal memory and supports MicroSD cards up to 32GB. How well does it perform its intended function? Pročitaj više o ovom članku

Touchpad On/Off shortcut key on Xubuntu 11.04 (eeePC1005HA)

Xubuntu is a great Linux distribution based on the popular Ubuntu. Ubuntu uses Gnome as the desktop environment, and netbook computers are not exactly known as a powerful machines, so I decided to try out alternative solution, the Xfce version of Ubuntu Family –Xubuntu. The combination of Asus eeepc1005HA + Xubuntu 11.04 works great.

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Jupiter – an alternative to the Super Hybrid Engine for Xubuntu 11.04+

The role of this application is energy management. It provides extended battery life on a single charge by reducing the processor speed. So, Jupiter is an alternative to Super Hybrid Engine-in for Linux. Pročitaj više o ovom članku

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