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How to root Motorola Nexus 6 (Shamu)


Complete walkthrough how to root Motorola Nexus 6 (shamu) running Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow).

How to install ADB and Fastboot on Linux Mint powered computer

2016-07-21|Linux Mint|

To mess around with Android-powered devices you will need Android SDK tools: Android Debug Bridge (or ADB) and Fastboot. Here's how to install them on Linux Mint.

How to create a new user on Raspbian powered Raspberry Pi


Using Raspbian GUI with default user pi might be not fun, but if you decided to create new user, you might have missed setting up polkit configuration to have new user in administrative authentication dialog. Here's my first Raspberry Pi guide to fix it.

Input sound through S/PDIF line in port on Linux Mint

2015-05-22|Linux Mint|

Short guide how to start recording through S/PDIF line in digital input using Sandberg USB Sound Box 7.1 on Linux Mint.

Lightbox Plus Colorbox not working on WordPress gallery


Lightbox Plus Colorbox plugin doesn't work with WordPress galleries when Avada theme is installed. Here's how to fix that.

Audio line-in unmute in Linux Mint

2015-04-26|Linux Mint|

Audio line-in is disabled in Linux Mint by default, here is quick solution to unmute this socket.

Avada theme breadcrumb trail fix: categories in correct order


Fix Avada theme for WordPress issue - breadcrumb trail displaying categories hierarchy in wrong order.

Adding more instruments to ZynAddSubFX

2015-04-20|Linux Mint|

Quick walkthrough to add more instruments to predefined ZynAddSubFX software synthesizer banks.

Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics 2014 (day 2)


Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics 2014 day 2 speeches wrap-up.

Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics 2014 (day 1)


Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics 2014 day 1 speeches wrap-up.