Category: Linux

  • TeamViewer (sometimes) doesn’t work with DNSSEC enabled

    TeamViewer (sometimes) doesn’t work with DNSSEC enabled

    Update (2022-11-12): I tested again after Frankie in the comments noted that it works on his machine, and indeed it does for me, too, even with DNSSEC turned back on. My only explanation is that it’s an intermittent issue. I couldn’t figure out why TeamViewer was perpetually stuck in the ‘Not ready. Please check your […]

  • WebRender in Firefox 83 in Fedora 33 (KDE 5.20, X11)

    I wanted to test out WebRender in Firefox now that it’s on the brink of being turned on by default in GNOME environments. Despite enabling gfx.webrender.all, about:support showed that WebRender wasn’t working and reported errors including Failed to load EGL library: FEATURE_FAILURE_EGL_LOAD_3 and Failed GL context creation for WebRender. Fixing this in my environment (Fedora […]

  • Ubuntu 16.04: heirloom-mailx is replaced by s-nail

    As of Ubuntu 16.04, the heirloom-mailx package is a transitional package for s-nail. Not realising this, I was having trouble with mailx not recognising the /etc/nail.rc file I’d copied from a working Ubuntu 15.10 server. As it turns out, the global config file path for s-nail is /etc/s-nail.rc. I found this out quickly by using […]