I just wanted to comment on every single course I’ve taken so far in Computer Engineering. I’ve been asked by some people – a few in high school coming into ECE, and a few friends not in ECE, regarding how I feel about my university career. Note that the ECE curriculum has drastically changed since 2010,… Continue reading Courses I have taken in Waterloo as Computer Engineering major, and some comments.
Update 2: This is not for Chrome extension “Reddit companion”, but rather for the old iframe-based reddit toolbar still used in short redd.it URLs. Update: Release 0.2 is available. Chrome’s auto-update should handle it, but if it fails, please try installing again from the new link. It fixes an issue that allowed blank lines in… Continue reading reddirect: selectively disable reddit toolbar
EDIT (2011-05-11): this should also work for 11.04. With some models of Asus ul30 family (mine is ul30a-a2), brightness hotkeys don’t work properly in Lucid. They change the brightness somewhat randomly, also sometimes causing ACPI to “freeze”. The actual bug is here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/543294 The (temporary) workaround, originally from here: Edit /etc/default/grub as root Find, and… Continue reading Workaround for UL30 (UL30A-A2 and others) brightness keys in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)
Warning: Engmail may fail to forward items on time, in extreme cases, taking up to 2-3 days or even completely fail to forward at all. Do not rely on this to manage your school email – I am not responsible for missed e-mails because you failed to check the actual UW account through getmail. Log… Continue reading Proper forwarding and filtering from UWaterloo engmail to gmail
Right click on wireless icon, Edit Connections. Click on Wireless tab. Find uw-secure, click on Edit. Fill in the following information: Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP) PEAP version: Automatic Username,Password: Your UWDir username, password If you can’t use uw-secure for some reason, uw-wireless is OK too. One caveat is that you… Continue reading Getting uw-secure to work with Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)