Archive for November, 2007

russian (any) language in wordpress

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

I tried to setup a new wordpress blog. To my unpleasant surprise, I got a problem with cyrillic letters. They just didn’t work, being displayed as junk or as question marks. I spent some time to find out how to correctly setup WordPress for the utf8 environment. Actually, it’s very easy:


feeding 128-bit wep hex key to Mac

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

For historical reasons, my home wifi router uses a WEP 128-bit HEX key. It caused troubles while installing a Mac. The setup program accepted only 40-bit keys. Fortunately, the workaround is simple. Specify to use WEP with password, and as the password set “$0123...012345” — the character $ (dollar) followed by the key.

recording audio under Linux

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

The blog is the place to remember what I always forget. Here is a note how to record a mp3 on my system.