Troubleshooting network problems under Windows

March 19, 2015

Just a memo to remember these handy commands. Identify where the problem occurs: ipconfig ping tracert Renew IP address: ipconfig /release ipconfig /renew Flush DNS: ipconfig /flushdns Reset network configuration (source): netsh interface ip reset netsh i i p netsh winsock reset netsh wins r netsh advfirewall reset netsh a r

Make Firefox Australis finally usable

January 31, 2015

This post is regularly updated since every major version of Firefox breaks things... Update on 21/05/2015 with Firefox 38 that broke the Options pop-up Update on 24/09/2015 with Firefox 41 adding an annoying "Open all in tabs" last entry in the bookmarks menus and not opening "Show source" in a new window…

Github DMCA reviver

October 24, 2014

The folks at Github have a public repo where they share with the public the Takedown notices they receive, like Google does with Chilling Effects. Usually, the notices want a public repository to be closed by Github. The guilty repo owner has just 24 hours to make the necessary or the…

DF Robot LCD keypad Arduino shield reference

September 19, 2014

Reference for a very cheap (3.99 € with free shipping) LCD keypad shield for Arduino bought from banggood (SKU: SKU083549). Here goes the source code (adapted from this source, slightly improved with custom functions to switch light when pushing the Select button) : //Sample using LiquidCrystal library #include <LiquidCrystal.h> /******************************************************* This program will test the…

GNU screen memo

September 17, 2014

The screen utility is a free terminal multiplexer for Linux (source): Screen is a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes, typically interactive shells. Each virtual terminal provides the functions of the DEC VT100 terminal and, in addition, several control functions from the ANSI X3.64 (ISO 6429)…