Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Running graphical applications through ssh

I wanted to run Weka on our office's shared server, which is accessible by command line ssh.

I therefore used:

xhost +hostname

ssh -X hostname

Hopla, that's it!

Saturday, 1 June 2013

Fix for brightness adjust bug on Del XPS13 Ultrabook with OpenSuse Linux

After installing OpenSuse Linux on my new Dell XPS13 Ultrabook, as I read on a bug report here. I discovered that the brightness adjust controls did not work. See my full post on the installation here.

I was able to fix the brightness buttons by running this command as su (also works after reboot):

/bin/echo 0 > /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness