Category: Linux Einstieg Newbie

Android OS vs Linux Widevine Support on ARM64

If you use a odroid device like my odroid n2 you should know that the OFTEN needed DRM Browser Plugin “Widevine” in NOT available by default for ARM64. Google free Browser Chromium does not support Widevine without hacking (extracting from a Chromebook OS Recovery ARMHf/32bit Image.) I was not able to get it to run on Armbian or ubuntu for odroid. Its much simpler to setup Android and use the Apps like Amazon Video or else.. Google does NOT offer a Widevine to ARM64 CPU Support by default. Try x86 TV Sticks or Boxes like the intel tv stick if […]

Ubuntu 18.04 Backlight Control Command Line

By default the xbacklight command does not work on Intel HD Graphics: Workaround: sudo nano /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-intel.conf: insert: Section "Device" Identifier "Card0" Driver "intel" Option "Backlight" "/sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight" EndSection now add to startup / autostart (lxde) : xbacklight -set 30

Split Files on embedded Linux Systems

If you run a embedded Linux PC like raspi often some Linux Commands fail without error messages, cause the hardware performance is low tech. Same i have seen on the split command.. to split a 50GB Photos-Archive File to 4Gb on a USB Drive i found out that: sudo split -b 4096m -d -u Photos.tgz Photos-Archive_ fix the job.. Cause option -u disable IO-Caching over the 2.0 USB Port to the RAM of the raspi that the Data of the Output Stream is written direct to the Drive.

FastGlacier Client on Linux AWS Cloud Backup

If you are a Newbie on AWS Glacier Cloud Backup you want to use a simple Backup Uploader you can use FastGlacier inside Wine! Major Info: Glacier puts only Files up to 4GB size, split 50GB Tar/Zip Files to 4GB!! Setup AWS free Account !! Go to IAM create User, set User Role to Glacier full access Write down User and Password key at IAM now go right to you loved Cloud Area like Frankfurt or Asia Setup new vault, logout.. install wine install winetricks dotnet40 Framework install FastGlacier have fun.. sudo apt-get install wine sudo apt-get install winetricks Run […]