Month: August 2013

Ping to Windows Server 2012 with Direct Access fails

Problem: Ping from Linux computers to Windows Server 2012 with Direct Access fails for hours (no response) although connectivity is working (eg. HTTPS) Discussion: Ping from other windows machines and Cisco machines worked, but from Linux machines ping was not answered. I tried to find the difference between those ICMP Echo Request Packets, and reduced it to …

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Hide Mouse Coursor on X11/Xorg

Problem: for some applications a mouse coursor in disturbing. E.g. video players, signage display. Solution: the tool unclutter hides the mouse coursor after a chosen idle timeout. Unclutter is part of the main debian repository. Version: Debian 7.1