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Stefan Seyfried
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GRUB2 submenus revisited
After my  last post  quite some time ago, I had to revisit this issue again and found that there is a much easier way to "fix" the problem: Just add GRUB_DISABLE_SUBMENU="y" in /etc/default/grub, recreate your grub.cfg and voila: the submenus are gone.
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grub2-set-default and submenus
At work, I was investigating why "grub2-set-default" apparently did not work for booting older kernels on a SLES12-SP1 system (openSUSE has the same configuration). A colleague found out, that it worked once he removed the "submenu" wrap around the addition...
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Silent night - or "how I accidentally disabled email delivery"
My private email domains are hosted on a linux server where I have shell access (but not as root) which processes them with procmail, stores them locally and finally forwards them all to a professionally hosted email server with IMAP access and all that bli...
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Fix for "moto g always booting into recovery"
Today I reinstalled and wiped my old moto g (falcon) phone. After all was done, it finally did no longer boot anywhere but into recovery -- no matter which recovery I flashed. It was still possible to boot into fastboot mode (Volume down + Power button), th...
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When "# needsrootforbuild" in OBS does not work...
...always remember, that you also need to change  /usr/lib/obs/server/BSConfig.pm : # Allow to build as root, exceptions per package # the keys are actually anchored regexes our $norootexceptions = {         "my-project/root-package" => 1,         "dev-proj...
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"Ghost" keystrokes with libvirt/KVM, SPICE and Windows guests
After offline resizing the image and file system of a Windows guest VM running on KVM, like this: dd if=/dev/zero of=wxp.img bs=1M seek=10240 count=0 fdisk -c=dos wxp.img # resize partition, activate(!) losetup -Pf wxp.img ntfsresize /dev/loop0p1 losetup -d...
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Gestern am Kulturufer in Friedrichshafen: mombé

Das #Kulturufer fetzt, wie immer.
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Apparently even as an old dog, it's never too late to learn new tricks...
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