white-space: pre-warp don’t work at Internet Explorer

Today i noticed that our Knowledge Base looks ugly at Internet Explorer. It seems that he ignoring the following CSS attribute:

After a few test I found out, that by default IE use for intranet page the compatibility mode. OMG…

There are two ways to change this. First you can add a meta attribute the every page:

or you can use the Apache Module mod_headers which is my choise:
1. Change Apache2 Config to load the headers_module

  1. Change now the vhost.conf and add the Header

  1. Reload Apache2

ODD drive is not recognized in Windows 8.x/10

After you install Windows 8.x or Windows 10, you may find the CD/DVD drive is not recognized. Resolution:

Open Command Prompt as an Administrator and run the following command:

Reboot the system and verify if the problem has been resolved.

Disable Apple HFS driver helps with Veeam Entpoint Backup and VSS errors

Do you have problems with Veeam Entpoint Backup or Windows Backup fails with VSS error 12289 on a iMac? Just disable the Apple HFS driver and reboot. I use Autoruns from Sysinternals for that:

After that you have no access to the OS X HFS partitions, but for me this is no problem. I haven’t use that any time.

Install IPKG on a Synology DS415play

I search for a easy guid to install ipkg on my Synology DS415play with Intel Atom CPU. I found a guid by Edward P:

Connect to your NAS as root through SSH
Go to a temporary folder, for example:

Download the bootstrap script:

Make the downloaded script file executable:

Execute the bootstrap script:

Installation should now be completed. To test it, run:


Erase and overwrite Disk on Synology DiskStation

I wanted to erase and overwrite the data on some hard disks that I need to downgrade my RAID 5 from three 4TB WD Red to only two. The erase function on the webgui doesn’t work – something message like “don’t possible with your drive”. I search and found an alternative:

To identify the disk use fdisk and/or hdparm:

To run the dd command furthermore after disconnection from the SSH connection, use nohup:

Add a physical disk to VMware Fusion

1. Get Disk-ID from Disk Utility.app (“disk1” in my case)
2. Open Terminal
3.Change current directory to:

4. Run vmware-rawdiskCreator with the right disk. This will create a new external-hdd.vmdk file in your home folder:

5. Open Vm Config file (*.vmx) with TextEdit and add following lines:

6. save and quit