Category: Software

Freepascal & Lazarus on the RaspberryPi Zero

Start with the Seed-Compiler from The currently active Version is 3.0.4. You can compile a newer version using this one later on, but it’s not necessary (currently). The “official” guides to install FPC + Lazaurs on Linux (and therefore

OriginLab 2017 on Linux/Wine

OriginLab does not officially support running their software on Linux/Wine, however, with a few tricks, it 95% usable – if you can live with 32bit only. The following is an a little more detailed description the AppDB entry on Wine

Let’s Encrypt + Plesk

Let’s encrypt issues SSL-Certificates for free – meanwhile most Systems trust their CA. Let’s Encrypt features a CLI to request, update and install certificates – which work’s nicely as long as your server’s setup is compatible. A Plesk based setup,

Updating sparklines in OriginC

Ever wondered how to tell OriginLab to update the sparklines after a custom import-filter (or whatever data-manipulating script) has been called? Well, you can call the “sparklines” X-Function. The documentation is, as usual for OriginC, not the best and calling

HD TFT vs. VGA-KVM Switch – and Linux

Multiple Computers at the same Keyboard, Video and Mouse – no problem when using a KVM Switch. Unfortunately, mine (DLink DKVM-2KU) does not seem to route the IDx-Pins of the VGA connector correctly, my system was not able to get

Agilent U1253A with LabView

Agilent’s U-Series Multimeters have the ability to be talked to via an infrared interface (and some of them even feature an OLED display), either through Agilent Keysight’s slightly overpriced USB-To-IR Adapter, or by building your own. If you intent to

Dropbox on non-supported Linux

When installing Dropbox in a non-supported distro like Mageia, you’l soon encounter the problem, that starting Dropbox upon login to the UI (in this case: KDE) is not that easy. Once you downloaded the Dropbox-Distribution and installed it as described

LabView 2012 in Mageia 3

So, nachdem nun LabVewi 6.1 auf SL6 gut läuft, sollte auch 2012 auf meinem aktuellen “Arbeitstier” funktionieren. Mageia basiert auf Mandriva, und ist damit ebenfalls RPM-basiert. Nach dem man die LabView 2012-Setup im Linux-Unterordner auf der in HFS+ formatierten Mac/Linux-DVD

Labview 6.1 auf Scientific Linux 6

Die c’t hat in der Ausgabe 11/2007 Labview 6.1 zur Verfügung gestellt. Die Windows-Version gibt es auf der Heft-CD, Versionen für Linux und Mac (PowerPC) gibt es auf dem FTP-Server von Heise. Labview wird für Linux grundsätzlich nur für RPM-Basierte

Server 2012 und Remotedesktopdienste – Umbenennen

Nur falls mal jemand vor einem ähnlichen Problem stehen sollte: Wer einen Terminal-Server 2012 umbenennen will, steht vor dem Problem, dass nach dem Umbenennen der Servermanager seinen Dienst verweitert. Im fehlt der alte Servername im Serverpool, der immer noch in