Printing with Canon imageClass MF41xx in openSUSE Leap 42.1

Submitted by matthiaslink on Sat, 2016-02-27 - 00:10
CUPS is the modular printing system that is supported and used in openSUSE out of the box and that is also tightly integrated in the YaST tool. It is possible to use CUPS in combination with the WLAN / LAN print server of Silex Technology C-6700WG as well as a Canon printer e.g. imageCLASS MF4150 (more supported printers of Canon with the used driver are Canon LBP, imageRUNNER ADVANCE, Color imageRUNNER, imageRUNNER, imagePRESS and other printers of the MF series - see section "Official Canon imageCLASS MF4150 Compatibility"). In this article you can find the walk-through to enable printing in your openSUSE leap linux desktop based on above mentioned example configuration.

Watching Horizon Go in openSUSE Leap 42.1

Submitted by matthiaslink on Sun, 2016-02-14 - 21:30
The combination Pipelight and OpenSuse Leap 42.1 brings the streaming service to the KDE desktop. Pipelight seems to be the one and only solution at the moment that is supporting this. Pipelight acts as MS-Windows driven Silverlight replacement solution within a linux box using wine that emulates not a complete browser environment but acts as a wrapper to manage the traffic from and to the Silverlight add-on. Read the installation walk-through to successfully run the Horizon Go Web application (

Redirect http-requests to https

Submitted by matthiaslink on Sat, 2013-01-12 - 03:31
Anybody who has to do with IT and the Internet knows that a SSL certificate is the basis for every trustful connection. In case anybody of the familiy uses a private form or want's to look at some pictures either administrators of home servers and also enduser are happy if they know usernames and passwords are encrypted during data transportation cross-world. This article descibes two possibilities to make sure user connections are encrypted when needed.