Volkswagen – Disable automatic start-stop system

Last Summer I bought a Volkswagen Passat B8 (Type 3G) with automatic transmission (DSG/Direct-shift gearbox). The automatic start-stop-system drove me nuts from the first moment. My previous Passat also contained an automatic start-stop system, but it had a manual gearbox. So when the car came to a halt and I didn’t want to stop the …

Miscellaneous Questions and Answers

In this article several issues related to Linux and applications will be discussed. The format will be in a question and answer based manner. For questions regarding Android, please check the article: Android: Questions and Answers For questions regarding Raspberry Pi, please check the article: Raspberry Pi: Questions and Answers Linux Linux is a Unix-like …

No SD card found at HTC Diamond running Android

Have you installed Android at your HTC Diamond device and now the applications are complaining about: No SD card found? Read this article about resolving this issue. You can fix this problem by (re)formating the ‘in memory SD Card’. Steps: At your HTC Diamond cell phone Boot into MS Windows Mobile mode Connect your mobile …

Recipe: Sweet soy sauce

Use this recipe to create your own Sweet soy sauce (NL: ketjap saus) and combine it with for example noodles. Ingredients (+/- 800 ml sauce) 150 ml Ketjap Manis – Sweet soy sauce 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic olive oil 1 tablespoon sambal badjak 1 tablespoon soft brown sugar 450 ml + 2×100 ml …