Forticlient VPN on GNU/Linux: Blank screen

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On a Debian GNU/Linux 11 Bullseye box, with the latest updates and with a working NVIDIA graphics card, the Forticlient GUI binary showed a blank-screen with no widgets in it:

The widget-rendering is not working

We did not have Forticlient source code, so we needed […]

Dolphin singleClick option not working in XFCE4

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On an OpenSuse Leap GNU/Linux box, Dolphin’s singleClick option to open files and folders does not work if executing the file manager within an XFCE4 session. Instead, the user is forced to double-click every item to open it. Configuring the global KDE input settings does not help. Editing the ~./config/kdeglobals […]

Labview 2015 NI Instrument Driver Finder complains about not being connected to the Internet

Preamble

Whenever trying to use the “IDFinder” Labview 2015 facility on an old Windows XP computer, after a couple of seconds trying an error dialog message pops up saying: “NI Instrument Driver Finder has encountered problems connecting to the instrument driver network. Please verify that your computer is connected to the […]