Prerequisite Before you Install ZurmoCRM on Thecus NAS running ThecusOS 6

Before you install ZurmoCRM, please make sure you have meet the LAMP requirements. They will help ZurmoCRM to run faster and more responsive on your ThecusOS 6.

ZurmoCRM for ThecusOS is packaged by Stéphane Guérithault. Continue reading “Prerequisite Before you Install ZurmoCRM on Thecus NAS running ThecusOS 6”

How Brother HL-1110 Measures Toner Cartridge Page Yield and Where to Download Linux Drivers

I bought another new mono laser Brother HL-1110 for Barcode, QR code, and formal document. The toner cartage is cheap and has 1,000 page yield. But why some people complain for just 300 page yield? Let’s take a look at the numbers.

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Configure and Troubleshoot Brother MFC-J430w with Linux

Brother MFC-J430w[1] is a wireless network printer and scanner. It connects to my home network as a remote device.

On OpenSuSE 13.1, I use the official drivers[2]. Both Ubuntu 18.04LTS and 20.04 LTS have build-in printer support but need to install the official scanner driver. There are some issues with 20.04LTS.

  1. Setup MFC-J430w
  2. Adding Firewall Rules
  3. Print on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
  4. Print on OpenSuSE 13.1
  5. Scan on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
  6. Scan on OpenSuSE 13.1
  7. The Error Code 46 Issue

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Use TurnKey to Simplify ownCloud Installation

TurnKey is an convenient way to test new software without changing your work environment. No need to worried about the extra package or configuration might make your system becomes unstable. I like it very much!

I was looking for a Droprbox-like solution for backup small or frequently changed files. It must keep versions, auto-sync, and fast. Iomega Quick Sync is my favorite in 2001 but it’s not available in Linux and haven’t update for a long time. [Cloud] OwnCloud, a self-owned DropBox-Like Server(Chinese Version) catch my eye. Because ownCloud is available on TurnKey, I download and test it in VirtualBox. I also install the ownCloud desktop sync client in OpenSuSE 12.3 and it works great on Linux.

I am going to show you how to test TurnKey ownCloud in VirtualBox and share how I may use it in production.

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Test your ZurmoCRM with VirtualBox

It’s not easy to prepare Linux for ZurmoCRM. You need to install extra features like php5-curl, php5-memche, Alternative PHP Cache,  memcached, and etc. You also need to modify default settings in php.ini and my.cnf (for MySQL).

Turnkey with VirtualBox may save your time! Just download ZurmoCRM VM from TurnKey, launch in VirtualBox, change network ip setting, and you may use your browser on host system to test ZurmoCRM.

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