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)

Export models from Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory

Already since some time I was planning to extract the models from the old, but amazingly good game Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. A long long time I wasn’t able to figure out how to open or decompile some of the models in games directories, since the models had some weird extensions like *.mdm, *.mdx, , *.mdc, *.md3 etc.
The md3-format is a quite common one, no difficulties reading that, but the others are a causing more headache… Continue reading Export models from Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory