Posts Tagged Debian

WLAN hard blocked

For a long time I was happy with my Debian install, everything was working fine and as expected… that is until, recent, update.

After normal kernel update (to another iteration of 3.16 version), something around mid January / February 2017, I did noticed that after reboot my laptop don’t bring up WLAN adapter up and states, in GNOME menu under Wi-Fi, that device is “Hardware disabled”.

Issuing command like:

ifconfig wlan0 up

resulted in:

SIOCSIFFLAGS: Operation not possible due to RF-kill

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Nautilus restore type ahead select functionality

For me personally new “deep search” functionality (CTRL+F) introduced in Files (aka. nautilus) when typing inside window is most annoying “feature” to date.

I do use multi OS on daily basis, due to my work, and both Finder (OsX) and Explorer (Windows) do support type select functionality but apparently Nautilus is an exception. Read the rest of this entry »

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