Alternative to Remote Console

Not all hosting providers offer a free remote console. It makes it difficult to debug certain issues with grub, especially when LUKS and/or LVM is used. Rescue mode, on the other hand, is offered. That removes the need for a remote console in most of the cases.

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Infinite redirect in Firefox

Recently Firefox started to throw an error on some sites that a page was not redirecting properly. On the internet, people gave recommendations to clear the browser cache and cookies, but it didn’t help me. It turned out that the issue was quite different, but simple.

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Dual Intel and Nvidia graphics on Void Linux

Nvidia Optimus technology allows seamlessly switch between two graphics cards on a laptop. An Intel integrated card is used to safe battery life when performance is not needed. A discrete Nvidia card is turned on for certain applications, like games, mining. It was a big tricky to setup dual graphics on Void Linux. A few hints below could help you to take advantage of this technology on Linux.

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Homework

A good friend of mine (let’s call him D.) asked if I could help his nephew V. with English essay. He studies in middle school in Russia. It’s not the first time V. did not do his homework. I recommended to copy some examples from google. It would be at least more useful for him rather than doing nothing. But he said that schoold checks homework for plagiarism. What?!

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