Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Επεξεργασία αρχείων Word (docx) από κονσόλα.

Πρόσφατα έπρεπε να συμπληρώσω έναν μεγάλο αριθμό βεβαιώσεων για κάποιους σπουδαστές που παρακολούθησαν ένα σεμινάριο. Οι βεβαιώσεις ήταν σε φορμά docx από το Microsoft Word. Το μόνο που έπρεπε να αλλάζει στην βεβαίωση ήταν το όνομα. Όπως φαίνεται παρακάτω. Advertisements

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Repairing an Apple Macbook pro.

Couple of days ago a cousin of mine told me that her laptop, Macbook pro, couldn’t boot. This is the process I followed to restore. Just to remember it in case I need to do it again. The laptop could … Continue reading

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PFBS 160 A1. Εργαλείο λείανσης, κοπής.

Πρόσφατα αγόρασα από τα Lidl (από περιέργια για την ποιότητα κυρίως) ένα πολύστροφο εργαλείο λείανσης και κοπής (τύπου Drermel). Είναι το PBS 160 Α1 της εταιρίας Parkside. Λειτουργεί με 220 volts και η ισχύς του είναι 160 watts. Ο κατασκευαστής … Continue reading

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Hacking a printer’s WiFi module.

A cousin of mine dropped over to my house an out of economical repair inkjet printer. HP Photosmart Plus All-in-One B209a to be exact. I dismantled it and kept the main board and the motors. While trashing the left overs … Continue reading

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Sharing your Internet safely.

I wanted to share my Internet access in order to facilitate anyone that needs an Internet connection. The obvious and easiest way would be to enable my ADSL router’s WiFi with no security option selected. This would give access to … Continue reading

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Enabling Τelnet for Thomson TG585 v8 modem/router.

Recently I wanted to make some changes to my home modem/router that weren’t accessible through the router’s web interface. My router is a Thomson TG585 v8. I knew I could access advanced settings through Telnet. I tried to connect to … Continue reading

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USB WiFi dongle and TV antenna “hack”.

The last week or so, I am packing everything in order to move to a new house. During the closet cleanup I found a box containing a cheap indoors TV antenna. The one with the small wire mesh reflector. The … Continue reading

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