Since I got a iPhone 8 I switched after some time to wireless qi-charging for convenience. I cannot remember when it stopped working but some day I woke up and the phone was not charged. I tested the Qi-charger but […]Continue reading »
The popular statistics toolbox STIXBOX for Scilab cannot be installed via ATOMS on Scilab 6.0.x on Apple’s macOS. Binaries of the dependent toolboxes Distfun Linear […]Continue reading »
If you have comma-separated data which has timestamps in ISO 8601-format (e.g. 2018-11-20T14:26:12+01:00) collected e.g. by a datalogger as SerialLogger and you want to use […]Continue reading »
To replace a simple carriage return with a paragraph end mark Microsoft Word® offers a solution out-of-the-box. LibreOffice does not provide any functionality for this […]Continue reading »
Since LibreOffice 5.3.2 the main menu was flickering while hovering in Microsoft Windows®. This is gone since version 5.4.3. Only the toolbar flickers when resizing […]Continue reading »
To use foreign local Prepaid-SIM cards without resigning your normal SIM I was looking for an inexpensive smartphone for e.g. holidays outside the European Union. […]Continue reading »
After a macOS Upgrade MacPorts does not generally work properly. A fast sudo port selfupdate does not do the work either in almost all cases.Continue reading »
Nach dem Upgrade auf macOS Sierra (10.12) und MacPorts 2.4.1 scheitert sudo upgrade outdated. Das Problem ist der Port transfig. transfig wurde durch fig2dev ersetzt. […]Continue reading »
After the upgrade to macOS Sierra (10.12) Scilab 5.5.2 did not start and displayed the following error message: This version on Scilab will probably fail […]Continue reading »
My Update of Lightroom 6 fails with the following error message: Lightroom CC (2015.10.1) / 6.10.1 Installation failed. Error Code: U44M1P7. To solve this and […]Continue reading »
To install GNU Octave on a Mac is not as easy as on Microsoft Windows® or GNU/Linux.
Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not run reliably. The installation with a package manager as MacPorts or Home Brew does not work out-of-the-box.
This How-To describes how to install Octave 4.0.3 with MacPorts (Version 2.3.4) on Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). It shows how to avoid pitfalls and workaround bugs.Continue reading »