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”

Using the Google API on Linux

MonoDevelop 2.4 Mono 2.8.1 So, I had trouble getting the Google API to work in MonoDevelop, so I thought I’d show you how I did it. I got this from google code: Setting up your environment Download the latest ZIP file release of the client library from http://code.google.com/p/google-gdata/downloads/list Extract to a local directory (e.g. “/scratch/gdata.NET”) UseContinue reading “Using the Google API on Linux”