Month: September 2016

  • DYMO 4XL on Ubuntu 14.04

    DYMO 4XL on Ubuntu 14.04

    Prerequisites sudo apt-get install build-essential libcups2-dev libcupsimage2-dev Set up CUPS driver Download the Linux toolkit from DYMO Extract tar xvf dymo-cups-drivers-1.4.0.tar.gz change to directory of extracted files cd dymo-cups-drivers-1.4.0.5/ configure the CUPS driver ./configure compile the driver make install the driver sudo make install Now you can go to http://127.0.0.1:631 and add the printer. Use […]

  • Linux – How to mount an OSX dd disk image

    Linux – How to mount an OSX dd disk image

    My 2011 Mac Mini was running so slowly, that I decided to back up it’s entire hard disk, and switch to Ubuntu. For the backup process, I opted to boot into a live Ubuntu environment, then use dd to copy the entire hard drive to a USB external hard drive. I can’t remember the exact […]

  • League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 (September 2016)

    I’m switching from OSX to Ubuntu, and I’d like to be able to play my favorite game. Playonlinux has an install script for League of Legends, but it hasn’t been maintained in awhile, and there are some show stopping bugs. Here is how I got League of Legends to run on Ubuntu 14.04 in September […]