The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded

I recently got the problem with Virtualbox on Debian Jessie that vbox’s kernel modules were not loaded after updating my system. Every vbox-related command gave the following error output: WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current kernel (3.16.0-4-amd64) or it failed to load. Please recompile… Continue reading The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded

Stop TTIP…

…because democracy needs to remain in people’s hands and not in the hand of coporations. All infos here: https://stop-ttip.org/ and here:

Free Tonmann DeEsser VST plugin

Update: I just finished the work on version 1.2, which I now offer as a free download below. This version brings an all new “decent” GUI, kindly created by DeLaMancha (www.delamancha.co.uk), the de-normal and multicore-problems are (hopefully) fixed. Also a few other internal improvements are addressed in this release. A screenshot of the current version… Continue reading Free Tonmann DeEsser VST plugin

Strange pink counters in Thunderbird after auto-update to 38.1?!

After the auto-update of my Thunderbird-installation to version 38.1 I noticed strange pink counters in the upper left corner of every TB-window: Digging in the “config editor” settings brought the solution: For some reasons the variable “layers.acceleration.draw-fps” was set to “true”. After re-setting it to “false” the counters immediately disappeared again. Infos about how to… Continue reading Strange pink counters in Thunderbird after auto-update to 38.1?!

adobe download manager – white screen of death – a solution

Recently the adobe download manager that is used for updates like the flashplayer browserplugin, doesn’t work here any more. All that is displayed is a blank white screen just like this here: Unfortunately there is no public link to full “admin downloads” visible on adobe’s flashplayer website. I had to dig for quite a while… Continue reading adobe download manager – white screen of death – a solution

How to temporary mount Clonezilla images to restore single files or folders

Like the headline says: This little how-to may help if one wants to mount an partition-image made with Clonezilla to recover single files or folders. While there is no tool like Norton’s “Ghost Explorer” for Clonezilla, so we have to unpack the whole image, process it with partclone and mount it via the loop device.… Continue reading How to temporary mount Clonezilla images to restore single files or folders

x50 Converter

 International Visitors please scroll further down or click here! 1. Was macht das Programm? Es wandelt Diskimages vom Roland S-50 Format in das S-550 Format um und anders herum. 2. Wozu das Ganze? Wer einen Sampler oder Sampleplayer der S-7xx Baureihe besitzt, kann sich diese Frage sicher selbst beantworten. đŸ˜‰ FĂ¼r alle anderen: Diese Geräte… Continue reading x50 Converter

Compile squid 3.5.x under Debian Jessie

Inspired by this article I tried to compile the most recent stable version of squid under Debian Jessie. With some small changes it works as expected. If you haven’t already, install the “build-essential” package. Additionally, if you want to compile squid with SSL-support, you also need “openssl” and “libssl-dev”: apt-get install -y openssl build-essential libssl-dev… Continue reading Compile squid 3.5.x under Debian Jessie