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 …

Raspberry Pi: First use

In this post I tell you what you need to know to use your Raspberry Pi for the first time. After following these steps, you are running Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi.   Assumptions You are using Ubuntu (15.10) You are using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B You can power up the Raspberry Pi …

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 …

FRITZ!Box running as LAMP-server (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP)

In this tutorial you will learn how to run a complete LAMP-configuration (Apache, MySQL and PHP) at your FRITZ!Box. In this article a ‘FRITZ!Box 7360’ is used. However you can follow the same steps for other types when it is supported by Freetz besides of that, there must be enough memory and CPU-power available in …