Friday, February 22, 2008

Resolution in the KDM

The KDM greeter was showing a bad resolution I just commented the line
and added the red line in /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "nVidia Corporation NV18 [GeForce4 MX 4000]"
Monitor "PHILIPS 107E"
Defaultdepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
# Virtual 1400 1050
# 1280x1024 is the maximum resolution of the screen, according to the marketing info I found
# in the internet
Virtual 1280 1024
Modes "1024x768@60" "1024x768@43" "1024x768@70" "1152x864@75" "1024x768@75" "1280x960@60" "1024x768@85" "1280x1024@60" "832x624@75" "1400x1050@60" "800x600@60" "800x600@85" "800x600@75" "800x600@72" "800x600@56" "640x480@85" "640x480@75" "640x480@72" "640x480@60"

Saturday, February 2, 2008

User Agent Switcher

This is a wonderful add-on for firefox that makes webpages believe that you are using in fact MS Explorer. This is really useful with some problematic webpages

FireFox Alexa Toolbar User Agent Hack for MegaUpload and SexUploader

(taken from

  1. Download and install the User Agent Switcher extension for FireFox.
  2. Restart the FireFox web browser after installation ended.
  3. Go to Tools -> User Agent Switcher -> Options.
  4. Then click on User Agents and then click on Add.
  5. Key in the following information:

    Description: MegaUpload
    User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; Alexa Toolbar)

  6. Exit by clicking on OK twice.
  7. Whenever you want to download from MegaUpload or SexUploader, go to Tools -> User Agent Switcher and select MegaUpload as FireFox’s temporary user agents.
  8. After downloading the files, you may want to switch back to original user agents, by selecting Default.