Execute GUI programs as root under Linux (Fedora 26)

If you ever needed to run programs with a GUI, like nautilus/gedit/etc., as an administrator under Linux it was fairly easy, but now things slightly changed and you are not able to run them as it used to be… Continue reading Execute GUI programs as root under Linux (Fedora 26)

Access the Raspberry Pi via USB and SSH (OTG)

Since the Raspberry Pi Zero is a very handy small device which you can take everywhere you want.
A big HDMI screen, a mouse and a keyboard on the other hand not. But even without a screen or any other peripherals it is possible to access and manage the Raspberry Pi Zero… And even with Windows… Continue reading Access the Raspberry Pi via USB and SSH (OTG)

Linux Live Installer freezing during boot (after Started User Manager for UID 1000)

Lately I discovered, that Fedora had a new big update and was about to try out the new Fedora 26 Live Distribution on an Acer Aspire E5-771G.
Unfortunately during the boot the OS got frozen, right after the message “Started User Manager for UID 1000“.

The temporary solution for the boot error is fairly simple… Continue reading Linux Live Installer freezing during boot (after Started User Manager for UID 1000)

Attaching an e-mail address to ICQ

Because Skype is getting worse and worse, I suggested to my girlfriend to get the free messenger¬†ICQ. That’s a free call, video call and chat client for PCs and different mobile phones.
It’s working much faster and much more smooth than Skype, and is generally quite nice.

The only problem is the registration… Continue reading Attaching an e-mail address to ICQ