Category: linux

Playing Diablo II on Linux with a bigger, shared stash

Can you run Diablo II on a 2018 Linux (Ubuntu) computer? Using the 3dfx glide wrapper to make it look good? And use a mod to give you a bigger stash? Yes you…

Fixing DNS problems on Ubuntu 16.04 (zesty)

Last Saturday, one of our laptops running Ubuntu 16.04 zesty suddenly couldn’t get on the Internet anymore. It connected to the router and could ping IPs, but DNS lookups failed, so no browsing…

‘locate’ on ubuntu with an encrypted home dir

recently, i noticed that the locate command on my ubuntu system didn’t work as expected. it simply didn’t list files located in my $HOME dir, while it did still list files in the…

matching hard- and software

“If a company designs both hardware and software, it can build much better systems than if they only design the software. That’s why Apple’s iPhone is so much better than Microsoft phones.” this…