Ubuntu 14.04 preseed/late_command doesn’t work: this is why

The reason why d-i preseed/late_command string doesn’t work on your installation of Ubuntu 14.04 is that you are probably using Ubiquity. I spent several hours trying to figure this out and at the end I managed to understand (thanks to http://askubuntu.com/questions/104135/preseed-late-command-not-running) that instead I (and you while you are here) should use this command: ubiquity […]


Asus X202E touchpad sensitivity with Ubuntu

The ones out there who decided to drop Windows 8 in favor of Ubuntu after buying an Asus X202E will probably face the issue of a too sensitive touchpad which makes the laptop barely usable, with a lot of random unwanted clicks especially during the “two finger scrolling”. The two finger scrolling is a feature […]


Defeating massive surveillance one step at time: Facebook

I decided to move to freedom. This is a series of posts documenting how I’m doing it, a small step at time. This academic article illustrates how facebook tracks you There are some thing I assume we all should have understood so far, but sometimes I’m wrong, otherwise it wouldn’t be explainable how possibly people […]


Update Samsung Galaxy tab 7 aka GT-P1000 codename P1 to 2.2.3 and Get it Rooted

First: if you are here it’s because you feel that something is wrong with mobile phones, you are close, now: take a look here http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/android-and-users-freedom.html This is just the beginning, and it seems to be a mandatory step in order to run Cyanogenmod 11 on my Galaxy tab and get rid of malicious Samsung backdoor(s). […]

How I Fixed (unbrick) my Galaxy Tab 7 aka GT-P1000

Complete Fix for Galaxy GT-P1000 If you screwed like me your galaxy tab including partitions, but you still have chance to start it in Upload mode by pressing power button and volume down, this procedure will save your device. A couple of remarks only. Remark 1: A lot of people claim to have a guide […]


WordPress Moodle integration

A.K.A. WordPress and moodle SSO (Single Sign On). There are these two very good open source content management and e-learning products: WordPress Moodle I find this a very interesting argument, for this reason i started writing a guide about how to make users authenticate on both systems with a single sign on. My post is […]