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How to set up your Computer to start using DNIe cards in Windows

DNIe card (the identity card used by citizens from Spain) contains a chip that allows users to perform administrative operations online. This is a guide of how to install the drivers and software needed to operate with DNIe card. 1. Install the drivers for the card reader It is possible that your computer includes an […]

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How to align Decimal Formatting in Windows and SAP

Sometimes it is required that local applications in Windows (i.e., Excel) and SAP client use the same decimal formatting (for example, either dot or comma). Following these steps we will get to align both system, and avoid decimal conversion processes: Check Windows Regional OptionsWindows configuration can be changed / displayed in the following path (Windows […]

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How to install Citrix ICA Client on Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)

About a year ago, I had to install a Citrix ICA Client to connect to a SAP system from my home laptop. I searched on the internet to find a simple tutorial to explain how to run it under Ubuntu, and fortunately I found this one. Some steps differed a little, and I found some […]

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How to create chrooted openSSH SFTP in Debian 4 (“etchy”)

Two years ago, I had a subject at university that consisted of developing our skills as Systems Administrator (its fullname was “Administración de sistemas informáticos“). The main task was to configure a minimal Debian GNU/Linux 4 (“etchy”) to work as a server for a webpage which provided internet services. One of the things to do […]

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How to play DVDs under Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

I use the GNOME video player that is installed by default in Ubuntu 9.04 – Jaunty Jackalope. Its name is Totem, and it can be either based on GStreamer or xine. I am using GStreamer as this is the default configuration. Recently, I tried to watch a DVD on this player, but very soon I […]

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