Replacing TF300T digitizer

Broken TF300T

My 2-year old recently broke the glass on my TF300T. The tablet is a couple of years old, so it’s a little bit on the expensive side to have it repaired by ASUS, so I decided to have a go at fixing it myself. After googeling a bit I decided to replace my 5158N digitizer with the  G01. This will require rooting the tablet and updating the digitizer firmware. If you don’t want to go through that trouble, find and order the exact same model digitizer you have in your tablet. Here is how I did it, and what I’ve learned.

DISCLAIMER: This is a difficult repair. Don’t blame me if you try this yourself and mess up your tablet even more!

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Fixing the “visual editor not working” in wordpress.

My visual editor has not worked for sometime. Don’t exactly know from which update. It at least did not work in 3.5.1 and 3.5.2.

Did some googleing and found several posts with many solution, but none of them worked for me.

Tried adding the line to wp-config.php:
define( ‘CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS’, false );

Cleared browser cache and logged in again. Didn’t work.

Next I tried was to delete my wp-includes folder and then copying it back from the tar.gz installation file. Edited a post and did a page refresh. Then the editor worked again.

Not sure excatly what was wrong, but at least now it’s working again and I didn’t have to do a full reinstall of WP.

Color calibrating with Ubuntu 11.10

This post is a little lengthy. If you just want color calibration to work in Ubuntu 11.10 just scroll to the bottom of the full post for a quick version!

A color calibrated screen is essential if you want your screen to match your prints. It’s also makes sure your photos looks relatively good on other screens to. If your monitor is way to blue, then your pictures may look way to red on another badly calibrated screen. While you may find a color profile that nearly matches your monitor on TFT central, you need a colorimeter to get it correct.

I finally invested in a Huey Pro from Pantone. I was considering a Spyder 3, but a little goggling revealed that they no longer provided tech specs that allowed for development of linux drivers. Since I run Ubuntu on my workstation I went for the Huey.

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