Friday, May 10, 2013


Telepathy is a flexible, modular communications framework that enables real-time communication via pluggable protocol backends. Telepathy is a communications service that can be accessed by many applications ("clients") simultaneously. This allows any application to access presence information, request a communications channel (potentially handled by another client), or collaborate contact-to-contact.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Windows update fails with the error 800F0902

Rename the folder %windir%\SoftwareDistribution\Download\ to %windir%\SoftwareDistribution\Download.old

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Sick Beard

The ultimate PVR application that searches for and manages your TV shows. Automatically finds new and old episodes for you and it works with your current download client!


An automatic NZB and torrent downloader, just fill in what you want to see and CouchPotato will add it to your "want to watch"-list. Every day it will search through multiple NZBs & Torrents sites, looking for the best possible match. Once a correct release is found, it will send it to your favorite download app.


Tribler is an application that enables its users to find, enjoy and share content. With content we mean video, audio, pictures, and much more.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

iPhone: limit the amount of data that is sent to advertisers

Switch ON "Limit Ad Tracking"
Settings > General > About > Advertising

Switch OFF "Diagnostics & Usage"
Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services

Switch OFF "Genius for Apps"
Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services

Switch OFF "Traffic" (if you don't use Apple Maps for navigation)
Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services
This also extends your battery life

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

VMware Zimbra

VMware Zimbra is an enterprise-class email, calendar and collaboration solution. built for the cloud, both public and private. With a redesigned browser-based interface, Zimbra offers the most innovative messaging experience available today, connecting end users to the information and activity in their personal clouds. is a focal point for open source resource research, publication and creating awareness of cyber crime activity. The focus is on Internet hosts, registrars, and the delivery of crime ware. It was designed to provide a holistic approach to the study of cyber crime, integrating research from various sources of expertise; anti-spam, malware, botnet, cyberwarfare, organizational analysis, and organized crime. The concept is unique in that the output so far has been detailed research reports, which are highly graphic and aimed at a general readership. The reports have been of considerable use in provision of well researched community information for technical and non-technical journalists, bloggers, security analysts, academics, law enforcement, and the wider Internet community, to primarily provide awareness.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

How to create a bootable USB stick on Ubuntu

I was out of writable dvd's so I was looking for a way to run the Ubuntu installer from a USB stick.

I found instructions here:

lcrt - Linux Remote Login Tool

lcrt is a Linux remote login tool. Just like ssh or telnet, but it has a GUI and can manage many connections. User can use it to save connection information such as hostname, username and, optionally, password, and auto login next time. lcrt also can clone a connected session, so user can open many connections quickly.

- auto save connection information so that can auto login remote server next time.
- easy to clone a connected session.
- support to connect local serial port.
- support ssh2,ssh1,telnet auto login.