Howto fix a bricked Nexus 7 tablet (2013 WiFi)

Make sure you have latest SDK platform tools installed and have downloaded and unpack correct image fot your tablet. These proceed with these steps:

Fixed! Resource: http://forums.androidcentral.com/google-nexus-7-2012-rooting-roms-hacks/191477-guide-nexus-7-factory-image-restore.html

Removed unneeded files installed with Razberry software

Steps on how to remove Razberry bloated/unneeded files: Cloud connect stuff:



Change Color Gamma on Ubuntu

Install xgamma-gui:

Add to Makefile:

Virtualbox PCI Passthrough Notes

Some notes regarding exposing a PCI card inside a Virtualbox VM Determine PCI ID on host:

Determine name VM:

Inside VM, take note of used ID’s:

On Host machine:


Open MS .URL shortcuts on Ubuntu

We need to create a wrapper script and associate the file type with it. $ sudo vi /usr/bin/open-url.sh

$ sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/open-url.sh Now we can associate .URL files with the script. This might be the hard part. $ cp /usr/share/applications/chromium-browser.desktop ~/.local/share/applications/open-url.desktop Change...

Cleanup Redmine users

Startup MySQL tool

Maybe first use below queries with SELECT to see what matches there are, before running with DELETE. These will show records with state register from 7 days or older.

Migrate Redmine site to another server

On current server:

Make MySQL backup

On new server:

Delete test database (is needed) and reload new database

Reload/migrate redmine data and plugins

Virtualbox Admin

I run several machines on top of Virtual Box on Debian (headless). Here some notes I made… Install latest version from virtualbox site The one in Ubuntu’s repo is old $ sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list...

Install Silverlight on Ubuntu 14.04

Ok, sometimes you can’t go around a Microsoft product because a crappy site is written in Silverlight and you can’t go without it. These steps install a modified version of Wine and configure it...