Monday, October 26, 2015

Lubuntu Display Scale Up and Number of Desktop/Workspace

To change Lubuntu screen scaling, create a file .Xresources under the user home directory.  View>Show Hidden if the file is not visible.  Input the following line to the file.
Xft.dpi: 125

Save and reboot.

To change the number of Desktop, click Preference>Openbox Configuration Manager.  Go to Desktops tab, then change the number.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

HANA Studio contains hidden objects

In HANA Studio, some packages have (contains hidden objects) suffix to the package name.

To see all objects, go to Window > Preferences.  Under SAP HANA | Modeler | Content Presentation, check Show all objects.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

[Invalid UTF-8] showed up for some Chinese characters in Ubuntu

When attempted to type some Chinese characters in Ubuntu, [Invalid UTF-8] showed up after selecting a character.  

If the situation only happened to some characters but not all, try to switch the output from full width to half width characters.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Ubuntu 14.04 Initial User Configuration

There are a few things to modify to improve usabilities and securities.

Disable the online shopping results from the Ubuntu Unity Dash under System Settings>Security & Privacy>Search.
Disable Sticky edges under System Settings>Screen Display>Sticky Edges.
Disable guest account.
Adjust brightness and lock.
Install Comodo Antivirus.
Install Google Chrome.
Uninstall Ubuntu Firefox extension

To check hardware information, run lshw -sanitize > lshw.txt in terminal then type exit to finish outputting the file.

Friday, January 09, 2015

Format External USB Storage Drive for PlayStation 3

It is known early on that PlayStation 3 needs USB storage drive to be formated in FAT32 based on the official documentation.  However, Windows OS will not be able to format a driver larger than 32GB into FAT32 format.  Some suggested exFAT would work but PS3 still did not detect the drive.

There was a discussion on PlayStation forum that suggested to use third-party application to format the drive that may support up to 1TB.  One of the suggestion was 2Tware Fat32Format.  It worked.