CastorisCausa

Personal blog and hacks by Raymundo Cassani

Posts tagged with: Linux


A good day I was going through the available Desklets for Cinnamon, looking for an desklet to display graphs about the current state of the system (CPU, RAM, disks, etc.), although I found the nice desklets such as Simple monitor system, CPU Load and Disk Space, none of them quite …

This post is to show the type of images that can be obtained with an affordable USB microscope, similar to this one. The output image is 640 x 480 pixels, and the optical zoom is supposed to go from 50x to 500x. As the microscope has not adjustment for focus …

Situation: When my laptop is in suspension with the lid open, any update (movement or clicks) with the wireless mouse wakes-up the laptop. This post is about creating a systemd unit, and hook it to the start of the sleep unit, and disable the mouse as wake-up device. This approach …

Updated This article was updated to Mint 19 (based in Ubuntu 18.04), NVIDIA-driver 410 and CUDA driver 10.0 There are several posts with instructions for properly installing NVIDIA drivers in Linux. Unfortunately, sometimes they're outdated, moreover it's not possible to cover the immensity of system configurations. After searching …

A frequent problem in dual-GPU systems is that the PC freezes (kernel panic) when you try to logout, restart or shutdown after changing back from the Intel (integrated) to the NVIDIA (discrete) GPU in Linux. All of this when you're using the NVIDIA drivers (proprietary drivers). When using the NVIDIA …

This project started from the "need" of having a compatible way to point to files indifferently if on Windows or Linux. While both operative systems can handle symbolic links, when the target file is an executable, certain scripts and programs present problems when executed through a symbolic link, as the …