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Creating missing Windows 95 install floppy

Do you have a set of Windows 95 install floppies but one of them is missing/damaged? If they’re english, you can most probably download the images somewhere. But I haven’t found Czech anywhere. The other option is to recreate it … Continue reading

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Running VMware Workstation 7.1.6 or Player 3.1.6 with kernel 4.2

Instead of providing more patches for VMware modules, I’ve set up a git repository on GitHub that contains the patched modules. The patches up to 3.16 were split into separate commits and cleaned up. New patches were added to support … Continue reading

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Accessing DRAC 4 from recent Linux distributions

Make sure you have Firefox, Java Runtime Environment and Java plugin for Firefox. In Debian, you need these packages: iceweasel openjdk-7-jre icedtea-7-plugin DRAC 4 only supports SSLv3 and TLS 1.0 but they’re disabled in recent Firefox/Iceweasel versions – you get … Continue reading

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Running VMware Workstation 7.1.6 or Player 3.1.6 with kernel 3.16

An updated patch is available to make VMware Workstation 7.1.6 or Player 3.1.6 work with kernel 3.16: vmware-patch_for_kernel_3.16.tar.gz This time, I’ve created the patch myself as there were no patches available on the web. If you used the previous patch … Continue reading

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CUPS driver for Canon CARPS printers

I’ve reverse-engineered CARPS data format used by some Canon printers and created a CUPS driver called¬†CARPS-CUPS. These printers can now print from Linux! Tested on MF5730. Printers that use the same data format and should work: MF5750 MF5770 MF5630 MF5650 … Continue reading

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Running VMware Workstation 7.1.6 or Player 3.1.6 with kernel 3.11

If you need to run VMware Workstation 7.1.6 or Player 3.1.6 (because newer versions require virtualization support in CPU) with recent kernels, you will run into several problems: If you use kernel with just two-number version (e.g. 3.11), VMware refuses … Continue reading

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cx861xx_flash – Conexant CX861xx USB Boot Flash Utility

A new utility was released Рcx861xx_flash РConexant CX861xx USB Boot Flash Utility. It can access flash on devices with CX86111/CX86113, such as Flarion Desktop Modem.

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usbmonctl v1.3

usbmonctl v1.3 released, adding EIZO FlexScan HD2441W and S1921 control descriptions.

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