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Launching FBA’s MVS Mode

FB-Alpha is an awesome piece of software. For the games I play (mostly NeoGeo games) it’s damn near perfect because it has an emulated MVS mode where you can queue up to 6 Neo-Geo cartridges and cycle through them after … Continue reading

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Windows 7 – Enable concurrent RDP + multiple sessions per user

Let’s all admit it: Microsoft is still a bitch. Nowadays they try to push Metro down our throats, in the past they artificially limited the number of concurrent RDP sessions – and what’s worse: Limited the sessions to 1 per … Continue reading

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Softsubs and XSplit

One of the things many people miss from XSplit is the ability to add a subtitle renderer like VSFilter to the graph. It simply doesn’t work – no matter how much you force HaaliSplitter to load VSFilter or ffdshow to … Continue reading

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Getting Unreal Tournament (1999) working on current Linux distros

Let’s be honest: Unreal Tournament, or UT99, is not only a piece of gaming history – it’s also still a very vibrant and active game. What’s even better: The game has a native Linux client, so there’s no shortage of … Continue reading

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Jumbo Frames, LACP, NFS

Now that my server is basically up and running for a while it’s time to get the neat stuff running 🙂 . A to-do item on my list has always been enabling jumbo frames and LACP on my Opensolaris installation. … Continue reading

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Howto: Run Vector Magic Desktop Edition with Wine

Vector Magic is pretty cool. I loved the project back in the days when everyone could use it for free and was happy to see that they started providing a desktop client after going commercial. Even better: The client is … Continue reading

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Wildcard Subdomains with Apache

To add a wildcard domain (i.e. *.subdomain.mydomain.domain) all you really need to do is set up a new vhost in the Apache config and use the matching ServerName and ServerAlias: ServerName subdomain.mydomain.domain ServerAlias *.subdomain.mydomain.domain That’s it, you can easily utilize … Continue reading

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Stopping Sweetcron from breaking with too long posts

Okay, now this is really really bad, starting with MySQL 5 there is a strict mode. What does that mean? The strict mode will not silently swallow all your data and just cut off what’s left but throw an exception … Continue reading

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How to deactivate (revoke) Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2 comes with a nasty copy protection. Actually, it’s more like a strict DRM variant that needs to be activated online and can only be used X times when not properly deactivating it. You can manually revoke an … Continue reading

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Restarting your WRT54GL per cron

Gee, sometimes I really want to push my router down a cliff: It runs out of memory and generally slow. Automatic reboot sounds like a good idea there… Just add this as a startup script to reboot the router at … Continue reading

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Making the NX Client portable

NX is great. I’m deeply in love with it. Sometimes it’s acting like a real jerk, though. The NX Web Companion is installing a lot of crap into the active user’s profile. The NX client writes stuff in the active … Continue reading

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