Month: February 2024


Recovering Proxmox VM from failed HDD

Due to previous failure of SSD drive from Goodram I was forced to use brand new 1TB HDD from Toshiba. It was not a problem because the system running on it mainly have been using writes with not too much reads. My SSD drive had some performance drops which could be because of the fact being run out of the same power socket shared with some DIY tools in garage. Now there is no power socket sharing I think that I may close server lid with too much force, so even brand new HDD failed. Proxmox reported failure of disk


Create own shorcut icon in Ubuntu 22 panel

If you want to run some curl on icon click from Ubuntu 22 panel, then you need to create file in ~/.local/share/applications: Then after few seconds, press special key (aka Windows key) and type your “application” name. You can grab and paste it onto application panel to be shown as a shortcut.


chromium downloader for MacOS 10.8.5

If you happen to have MacBookPro3,1 with Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2Hz DDR2 SDRAM with MacOS 10.8.5 on board then you probably wonder if there is a chance to access internet with modern browser. Yes, now you can with chromium downloader for chromium-legacy. However there are reported some issues with NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT 128MB GPU and I can confirm it also. If you download the latest, as for now 121, Chromium will be installed but no visible window content could be seen. Instead I downloaded stable 114 version which run just fine. Probably you could run more

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