Ferraganchos & Pinchos

Or how to rip all this stuff out of my head…

shell scripts in eclipse

In order to edit shell scripts within eclipse with syntax highlighting and so on you can install ShellEd. The great benefit of this plugin is the integration of man page information for content assist and text hover.

  1. Install support for manpages installing Linux Tools plugin from http://download.eclipse.org/technology/linuxtools/update
  2. Install ShellEd plugin from .zip file on http://sourceforge.net/projects/shelled/
  3. Enjoy!

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    Flashing HTC Magic with CyanogenMod 5.0.7 (Android 2.1)

    • Download recovery image from here
    • Download fastboot and follow instructions here
    • Download images (i.e.: here)
    • Save images on SD card
    • Boot device in fastboot mode (pressing power+back)
    • Make sure you can see your device
    fastboot devices
    • Boot recovery image
    sudo ./fastboot boot recovery.img

    Fixing Nvidia flickering in Ubuntu

    I suddenly got tired about Nvidia flickering, so I googled for a while and I found a workaround that disables PowerMizer. PowerMizer changes GPU clock speed on demand, causing a flicker every time it changes. The workaround consists on fixing the clock speed.

    Here is my /etc/modprobe.d/options

    options nvidia NVreg_RegistryDwords='PerfLevelSrc=0x2222'
    options nvidia NVreg_Mobile=1

    Fixed on Vaio VGN-FE11S with Ubuntu 10.04 and NVidia driver 195.36.15

    I hope some day Nvidia releases a fixed driver.

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