Remove all contacts on your Jolla phone

Ever wanted to start over with contact sync by deleting all contacts from your Jolla phone? Be sure to have a proper contacts backup  before proceeding! Stop contacts service: systemctl –user stop contactsd.service Remove all contacts from your Jolla phone: devel-su –privileged rm -rf /home/nemo/.local/share/system/privileged/Contacts/qtcontacts-sqlite/* Restart contacts service: systemctl –user Read more…

Raspberry PI, easy_install tinkerforge.egg error, howto fix

sudo easy_install tinkerforge.egg Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/local/bin/easy_install”, line 9, in load_entry_point(‘distribute’, ‘console_scripts’, ‘easy_install’)() File “/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/setuptools-3.1-py2.7.egg/pkg_reso urces.py”, line 351, in load_entry_point return get_distribution(dist).load_entry_point(group, name) File “/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/setuptools-3.1-py2.7.egg/pkg_reso urces.py”, line 2362, in load_entry_point raise ImportError(“Entry point %r not found” % ((group,name),)) ImportError: Entry point (‘console_scripts’, ‘easy_install’) not found curl -O Read more…

Linux wipe disk(s)

Remember: you’re on your own, use with care!! 30 runs of pseudo random data should be safe enough for a rented server you’re going to return soon… # replace sdX with the device you want to wipe for n in `seq 30`; do dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/sdX bs=8b conv=notrunc; done& pid=$! Read more…