Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN Wireless troubles in openSUSE 13.2

So, I just reinstalled openSUSE (because the new DEFAULT btrfs borked my system, wont go into that today), and my wifi isn’t working. Sounds similar to issues described here: https://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php/471983-Unable-to-get-wireless-Broadcom-BCM4313-up-and-running http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse/2014-12/msg00124.html Just thought I’d share how I got things up and running. First off, here were the symptoms: 1. Gnome network manager indicated that theContinue reading “Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN Wireless troubles in openSUSE 13.2”

Simple Browser Project

I’ve been looking for a good way to access my corporate email on my linux (opensuse) laptop. Evolution is pretty good, but the evolution-ews plugin is REALLY buggy. The connection was dropping every few minutes for me. The user interface also feels too cluttered for what I’m trying to do. So, I decided to tryContinue reading “Simple Browser Project”

LESSONS IN CONVERTING FROM PYTHON TO C++

Authors: David Mulder; Curtis Welborn ABSTRACT Compilers are a core technology within Computer Science, whether they create a native executable file that runs directly on the hardware or a byte-code file that runs in a Virtual Machine. This paper begins by outlining the primary author’s capstone where he implemented an Assembler, Virtual Machine and CompilerContinue reading “LESSONS IN CONVERTING FROM PYTHON TO C++”

Undergraduate Compiler Project

The capstone project for my Computer Science degree is a virtual machine and compiler written from scratch. The original requirements for the virtual machine was for it to read and execute assembly code. Framing function calls on the stack was hand written in assembly. The vm also had to support pseudo multi-processing. The compiler (theContinue reading “Undergraduate Compiler Project”

Microsoft Office 2010 on openSUSE 13.1 64bit

This Post has moved here Yes people, this really does work (and very well). 1. Install the latest wine from the community repo. sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine/openSUSE_13.1/ wine sudo zypper ref sudo zypper dup -r wine sudo zypper in wine samba-winbind 2. Install office WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.office wine /setup/directory/setup.exe 3. The office apps should now be inContinue reading “Microsoft Office 2010 on openSUSE 13.1 64bit”

Netflix on openSUSE 12.2 linux using wine + firefox + silverlight 4

This Post has moved here EDIT: Just install Pipelight http://fds-team.de/cms/pipelight-installation.html Pipelight lets you run netflix in your native linux browser (it runs a wine application in the background and pipes info through it)! With the big news that someone got netflix working using wine + firefox + silverlight, I decided to give it a shotContinue reading “Netflix on openSUSE 12.2 linux using wine + firefox + silverlight 4”

Install Spotify (natively) on openSUSE 12.2

This Post has moved here Looks like we don’t have to pay for an account anymore! Too bad they don’t have an rpm built yet 😦 but it looks like a Fedora rpm is at least on the way. 1. Install dependencies zypper in libcryptopp-5_6_1-0 rpm-build alien 2. Get the debian package from Spotify wgetContinue reading “Install Spotify (natively) on openSUSE 12.2”

Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN Wireless troubles in openSUSE 12.1

The wireless firmware for my Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN Wireless card (Lenovo T410) kicks me off the internet about every 5 minutes. Here’s how I fixed it: Backup /lib/firmware/iwlwifi-6000-4.ucode  sudo mv /lib/firmware/iwlwifi-6000-4.ucode /lib/firmware/iwlwifi-6000-4.ucode.old Download the openSUSE 11.4 firmware here. Extract the rpm. Move iwlwifi-6000-4.ucode inside the rpm (in ./lib/firmware/iwlwifi-6000-4.ucode) to /lib/firmware/ Reboot Enjoy! Basically what you just did wasContinue reading “Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN Wireless troubles in openSUSE 12.1”