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Collected small tips and tricks belonging to different subjects.


Freecad Using 3D Connexion SpaceMouse on Ubuntu Linux 14.04

After quite some time I had a anothe look at freecad and I think it developed very well and its in an usable state. For better usability I just successfully installed the original driver of the 3D Connexion SpaceMouse from

Following the supplied readme I installed libXm and added a symlink:

sudo apt-get install libxm4
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/


Videohowto's für Meganizer - Media Organizer


This page contains all video resources related to Meganizer - Media Organizer. Those resources helps you to learn more about Meganizer and it's usage.

Manage Media

The first Video shows you how to add new media to Meganizer.

Run GUI-Applications with Xvfb without any X-server

To run a GUI-application without having access to a X-server is needed in many cases. The automated execution of an GUI-Test is such an example. But in this case, the needed solution concerning automation must be much more, than only calling the test. In best case, the same script can be executed on all different plattforms to run the test wihtout any x-server needed.

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