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Prolific USB to serial “This Device cannot start (Code 10)” FIX for WINDOWS

This is a FIX for Prolific USB to serial on Windows 32 and 64-bit Operating Systems – Prolific PL-2303 Driver Fix (VID_067B & PID_2303). I ended up writing this post when I connected the Prolific USB to serial device to my Windows 7 64-bit OS and installed the officially downloaded driver and found that it… Read More »

[How to solve] Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key issue in FreeBSD or Linux

Sometimes while starting the sshd service you may face some issues like the following: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ecdsa_key Disabling protocol version 2. Could not load host key sshd: no hostkeys available — exiting. Usually these… Read More »

Quickboot from CM 12S ported to all CyanogenMod 12.x ROMs

QuickBoot is a Cyanogen OS feature developed by Qualcomm and Cyanogen for OnePlue One. The objective is to reduce the boot-up time drastically by altering the shutdown / boot-up sequence. This version of QuickBoot is taken from CyanogenMod 12S and modified by recognized developer arter97 to support Android 5.1 and fixed several NullPointerExceptions. HOW IT… Read More »

How to extend battery life in Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge without ROOTING or any system hacking

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge have 2550 and 2600 mAh battery capacity respectively. As compared to previous flagship phones and features packed these two device looks to be running with lower battery capacities. A high end device having high end features require more battery backed power, but reverse is the case with S6 and S6… Read More »

How to reboot the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge when it hangs

From Samsung’s Galaxy S series devices, all have removable batteries. If a device hanged for some reason then you could pull the battery out to make the device a forceful shutdown and restart it manually. But in case of a Galaxy S6 and an S6 edge where you have a non-removable attached battery beneath the… Read More »

[FreeBSD] How to set and unset loader variables in boot loader prompt

Important question is why you need to set and unset variables at boot time??? The answer is when something is stopping you from booting your system then this may help you make your day easier. There are so many variables set by default in the system by various kernel subsystems or driver modules. you can… Read More »

[FreeBSD] How to allow Root access on FreeBSD over ssh protocol

By default FreeBSD does not allow root access over ssh protocol. So if you need to log on to your FreeBSD machine over ssh with root privilege, then you have to allow root user access for ssh login. In this example I am using VIM as the text editor but if you don’t have VIM… Read More »

[FreeBSD] How to install ports collection manually in FreeBSD

As an Administrator or a Device Drive developer you may need some utilities on the go to work in a convenient environment. Let’s say you want to install VIM editor, then you need to have ports collection installed in your system otherwise you have to add the particular package manually. It’s always a better idea… Read More »