Running dreamboxEDIT at Linux

Learn in this post how to run DreamboxEdit at your Linux machine. I’m using Ubuntu as distribution, but most of this post is applicable to other distributions too. With DreamboxEdit you can create/modify/delete bouquets at your Enigma2 running device such as a Dreambox or VU Solo. First DreamboxEdit is downloaded, after that it is installed in a …

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 …

Home automation: Controlling your heating remotely

When buying my house we went during the visit also to the basement. At this place the so called Mercedes of the house was installed: The Vitola 200 oil-fired heating/boiler controlled by the Vitotronic 200 type KW2 produced by the firm Viessmann. Installation and material was about 6000 euro when checking the invoice. Maybe this …

Gouden regels voor beleggen

Dit artikel zal ingaan op enkele gouden regels die in de beleggingswereld worden toegepast. Belasting Zelf ben ik rond 1997 geïnteresseerd geraakt in beleggen. In die tijd gold in Nederland een belastingstelsel waarbij het liquide vermogen onbelast was (spaargeld) maar dat een rente van boven de 1000 gulden wel werd belast. Toen waren hoge rentes …