How to mitigate the threat of being a victim of ransom ware

Ransom ware seems to have gotten the better of many ordinary users. However, it is not a threat that has no mitigation measures available to the ordinary user, but is more of following good basic security and hygiene practices, to not fall prey to a ransom ware threat. Do the following: If you use Linux, … Continue reading How to mitigate the threat of being a victim of ransom ware

Dark background and light text firefox add-ons good for night mode

If you surf the internet using Firefox web browser at night, you will find the white background and dark text too bright for the eyes. To change the background to black and light text, use the Dark Background and Light Text 0.5.5 add-on in Firefox. Add-on is available in Firefox and it's source code at … Continue reading Dark background and light text firefox add-ons good for night mode

How to connect Epson L365 Ink Tank printer to a wireless network in infrastructure mode

To set it up Epson L365 Ink Tank printer properly with a Wireless Connection in Infrastructure mode, it can only be done on a Windows computer with the StartUp CD that came with the printer. If the Start Up CD is lost or damaged, the printer software and drivers can be downloaded by visiting the … Continue reading How to connect Epson L365 Ink Tank printer to a wireless network in infrastructure mode

How to extend expiry date of Gnu Privacy Guard Keys (GPG/PGP) keys

When PGP/GPG keys expire, you have option to generate a sub key (if you think your key has been compromised), or you can extend the validity of the current key by extending it's expiry period. You can extend the key's expiry period since the keys are not compromised. To continue, Open a terminal window and … Continue reading How to extend expiry date of Gnu Privacy Guard Keys (GPG/PGP) keys

How to debug MumbaiStock.pm with Finance::Quotes

After creating or editing any of the Finance::Quotes modules you need to test them. To test, open a terminal window and do the following to check if the module gives any errors$ cd /usr/share/perl5/Finance/Quote <enter>$ sudo cp ~/MumbaiStock.pm . <enter>$ cd ~ <enter>$ gnc-fq-check <enter> If above command returns any errors, then modify the MumbaiStock.pm … Continue reading How to debug MumbaiStock.pm with Finance::Quotes

MumbaiStock – A Perl module for Finance::Quote to enable stock price retrieval from the Bombay Stock Exchange

Note that I no longer use github.MumbaiStock v 1.0 Gnucash Finance Module has been released. This is a totally new module to parse the page at the Bombay Stock Exchange web site to retrieve the bhav copy for the last trading day. This module will fetch the last traded price from the bhavcopy for use … Continue reading MumbaiStock – A Perl module for Finance::Quote to enable stock price retrieval from the Bombay Stock Exchange

Epson L 365 ink tank technology all-in-one printer

Many home users just go for HP printers. After all, HP is the king of the home printing market since a very long time. Me too. I used HP reliably since 2001 and have never had a cause to complain, other than the cost of printing per page and the replacement of ink cartridges. The … Continue reading Epson L 365 ink tank technology all-in-one printer

Speed up menu bar and sub options opening in Android Studio 1.4

As a user of Android Studio 1.4, I found that the menu bar and it's sub-menus / sub options had a considerable delay before they showed up. I identified this to be with the icons and the animation effects on the menu and it's appearance. To increase speed of the menu appearing, do the following: … Continue reading Speed up menu bar and sub options opening in Android Studio 1.4

Hanuman Chalisa typed in LibreOffice Writer with Lohit Devnagiri font on Linux

One of the challenges on Linux is creating documents in the Indian fonts such as Devnagri. Linux now widely supports the Lohit Devnagri font to enable users in India to type in Hindi. After finding this out, I used the knowledge to type in the Hanuman Chalisa. You can get download and use the HanumanChalisa. … Continue reading Hanuman Chalisa typed in LibreOffice Writer with Lohit Devnagiri font on Linux

How to set up an isolated Guest WLAN on TP-Link WDR4300 with OpenWRT using command line

You have guests at your home and they want to use your wireless network to retrieve emails, etc off the Internet. This is not a unique situation, but is quite common everywhere, with the proliferation of devices and services that require Internet access. The only issue you face is that if you give them your … Continue reading How to set up an isolated Guest WLAN on TP-Link WDR4300 with OpenWRT using command line