Tasker is an awesome app for android devices… if you know how to use it… otherwise it’s a nightmare!! Here is a list of Tasker settings and profiles I find most useful.
Enable Auto-Rotate Display on Certain Apps
- Create new profile, select application then choose your desired app.
- Create a New task and tap the “+” icon. Select “Display” then set “Display Autorotate” to ON.
Every once in a while Spotify glitches out and it won’t play any song and I need to restart it which involved right clicking on the icon and force quitting/quitting. I figured there had to be an easier way. Lo and behold I found macOS services and shortcuts! Kinda tricky to use and a bit glitchy (see below as to why my shortcut wouldn’t work)
90% of what I do is on my laptop, and it’s been going strong after 5 years, but unfortunately the battery life has greatly declined until the laptop eventually told me to replace it. it still held a 3hr charge, but I was nothing compared tot he 7-8 it used to hold so I decided to replace the battery and hopefully get another 5 years out of it 🙂
I’ve been tempted to get one of these clocks for a while. Luckily I found one at my local thrift store for $3.50!! Without instructions it wasn’t too bad to setup, but understanding how it works was a nightmare without instructions. I thought it was a sunrise ONLY alarm clock, BUT the button under the FM radio is actually the sunset on/off button! I kept setting the sunset alarm as my wakeup alarm thinking that was setting the 0-100% brightness alarm, but what it was actually doing was going from 100%–>0% brightness as the time was reached. The sunrise alarm feature is controlled by the regular alarm (Bell icon).
Problem: “Error: Could not find an installed version of Gradle either in Android Studio, or on your system to install the gradle wrapper. Please include gradle in your path, or install Android Studio”
My problem was also that the path wasn’t available system wide, I could say $gradle -v” in some terminals but not all, the solution below fixed this issue. This problem was happening when I was trying to build an Ionic App for android, I had Android Studio installed as well.
I thought I’d save some money and buy some cheap USB car adapters. I think it cost about $1 each. When they arrived I questioned whether they could actually out put 2.1A and 1A in simultaneously. I opened one up and looked up the chip AD85063, did some searching and came across a similar post. The chip’s datasheet specifies that it can output 700MAh at 5v… This is nowhere close to the 2.1/1.1A specified… I quickly asked the seller for a refund, linking them to the datasheet, and they refunded me my money. Long story short, cheap comes at a cost.
I ran into this issue while booting up my server. Luckily it was easy to fix after doing a bit of research 🙂
Problem: kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(0,0)
Solution: remove old linux kernels, your /boot drive is out of space
- boot to grub and click on “Advanced options”
- Select a previous kernel (should boot fine)
- login and enter command
- See if your /boot directory is 100% used
- Remove old linux kernels
- $ sudo apt-get autoremove
I installed and tried the Drive Migrator app to copy file from one account to another, it didn’t work so I removed it. I then kept getting the following error emails everyday. With about 3oo lines of errors.
Problem: Constant emails of failed scripts