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Monthly Archives: August 2015

App Names Missing in App List/Drawer in CyanogenMod/Android

In CyanogenMod 12.1 Android I was worried when I upgraded and the app icons were missing names/missing text in the app list (known in CyanogenMod as the “app drawer”).

App list missing text

App list missing text

Go back to your home screen. Then touch an unused area and hold until you see the home screen settings. Then drag up the panel from the bottom to reveal home screen options.

Tap and hold until home screen options appear, then drag the bottom panel up the screen

Tap and hold until home screen options appear, then drag the bottom panel up the screen

Finally ensure text for the app list is not hidden (change this setting if so).

Show icon labels

Show icon labels

Done!

How To Log In To Thomson TG784 Router In Estonia

Got a Thomson TG784 router/modem you want to connect to in Estonia?

Step Description
open URL http://192.168.1.254/
enter username Administrator
enter password e.g. 1146123123 (find underneath router with printed label “MODEM ACCESS CODE: 1146123123” – it has ten numerical digits)

Getting Error “could not load the video player” in Google Drive Video Preview

I was attempting to preview videos I’d uploaded to Google Drive but after a minute or so I would get an error message “could not load the video player”.

This was in Firefox on Ubuntu but it has affected other operating systems (I know of Windows) too.

I had been using the NoScript plugin. And it turned out I needed to enable JavaScript for the following additional site:

  • youtube.googleapis.com