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Svg-based 3D model in OpenSCAD via Inkscape/DXF

OpenSCAD ist a really cool tool for simple solid modeling. However, the built-in shapes naturally have their limitations, and one option for getting more details is to import SVG files. Here’s how you can do it: Create or import your … Continue reading

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Upgrading a Lenovo Ideapad Y580 notebook

Software needs good hardware, so if you accidentally own a Lenovo Ideapad Y580 notebook, here’s what hardware worked fine for me RAM upgrade from 8GB (2x4GB Ramaxel, came with the notebook) to 16 GB: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 … Continue reading

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Screen and Audio Capture with ffmpeg on Windows 7

I’ve recently needed to capture a video stream that was being stream in some obscure format, so direct screen and audio recording was the only (at least easiest) option. It works fine with freely available software, but you’ll need some … Continue reading

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Remove UKash malware

Just removed the first virus (not from my machine) after several years of virus-free happiness on Linux Here’s how to remove the Austrian variant of the UKash virus, which threatens that the Austrian Federal Police (Bundeskriminalamt) will get at you … Continue reading

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