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3473d37EeePC Linux install
Just bought anothor EeePC, this time the 900HD variant. Installing Ubuntu as we speak and giving Windows the boot. The 4 minute encounter with Windows XP (which felt like 4 hours) gave me the impression of a fast...
3473d244EeePC Linux install
Just bought anothor EeePC, this time the 900HD variant. Installing Ubuntu as we speak and giving Windows the boot. The 4 minute encounter with Windows XP (which felt like 4 hours) gave me the impression of a fast...
3473d114EeePC Linux install
Just bought anothor EeePC, this time the 900HD variant. Installing Ubuntu as we speak and giving Windows the boot. The 4 minute encounter with Windows XP (which felt like 4 hours) gave me the impression of a fast...
3477d39Git filtering
Excellent idea Ton! How to make a custom filter in git to expand the string $Hash$ to something more usefull, ala the $Id$ (which git already supports), but then with more info (committer, date, etc.). Which also helped...
3477d238Git filtering
Excellent idea Ton ! How to make a custom filter in git to expand the string $Hash$ to something more usefull, ala the $Id$ (which git already supports), but then with more info (committer, date, etc.). Which also...
3477d125Git filtering
Excellent idea Ton ! How to make a custom filter in git to expand the string $Hash$ to something more usefull, ala the $Id$ (which git already supports), but then with more info (committer, date, etc.). Which also...
3478d377PowerDNS is The Hackers Choice!
Very brief note to let you know that I'm thrilled that PowerDNS will be serving the HAR 2009 visitors! It has previously also been used by the same people at CCC congresses. I'm very proud of this, and I hope the...
3478d38String multiplication in zsh
In Perl you have this: % perl -e 'print a x 5, \n ' aaaaa With that you can easily create a separator string consisting out of 60 spaces. I always missed this in my shell - until now. In Zsh have the following expansion:...
3478d242String multiplication in zsh
In Perl you have this: % perl -e 'print "a" x 5, "\n"' aaaaa With that you can easily create a separator string consisting out of 60 spaces. I always missed this in my shell - until now. In Zsh have the following...
3478d124String multiplication in zsh
In Perl you have this: % perl -e 'print "a" x 5, "\n"' aaaaa With that you can easily create a separator string consisting out of 60 spaces. I always missed this in my shell - until now. In Zsh have the following...
3479d546evldns - A Framework for Light-weight DNS Servers
I ve recently written and released source code for evldns . evldns is a software mashup - it takes libevent s fast event processing code and combines it with ldns s DNS packet handling.  It s derived from the server-side...
3480d40Bash shell scripting and octal values
While rechecking my rdup test-suite one of the tests failed. On closer inspection it was due to the following line: DAY_BEFORE=$(( $(date +%d) - 1 )) When $(date +%d) is 10 this yields: $ DAY_BEFORE=$(( 10 - 1 )) $ echo...
3480d224Bash shell scripting and octal values
While rechecking my rdup test-suite one of the tests failed. On closer inspection it was due to the following line: DAY_BEFORE = $ (( $ ( date +% d ) - 1 )) When $(date +%d) is 10 this yields: $ DAY_BEFORE = $ (( 10 -...
3480d112Bash shell scripting and octal values
While rechecking my rdup test-suite one of the tests failed. On closer inspection it was due to the following line: DAY_BEFORE = $ (( $ ( date +% d ) - 1 )) When $(date +%d) is 10 this yields: $ DAY_BEFORE = $ (( 10 -...
3481d44Performance plotting with atop and Gnuplot
A customer wanted some performance figures for a ESX cluster we built. We used our own atop and the trusted workhorse of plotting Gnuplot to make some performance plots. Creating the data As said, we used atop for this,...
3481d269Performance plotting with atop and Gnuplot
A customer wanted some performance figures for a ESX cluster we built. We used our own atop and the trusted workhorse of plotting Gnuplot to make some performance plots. Creating the data As said, we used atop for...
3481d109Performance plotting with atop and Gnuplot
A customer wanted some performance figures for a ESX cluster we built. We used our own atop and the trusted workhorse of plotting Gnuplot to make some performance plots. Creating the data As said, we used atop for...
3483d46How to mess up git
So you think you know git today I found out something funny . In a git repository: $ git log $ fatal: object 1fcc8de9361c56e538ff35d8cc4b07a9c95b7bf3 is corrupted Okay, WTF? Lets look in the .git directory: $ cd...
3483d34Die Pulseaudio, die die die!!!
Finally made the switch to jackd which works so much better than Pulseaudio. Ubuntu did not make this easy, but with some perseverance it works. One of the things I really hate about Pulseaudio is that when I click on a...
3483d281How to mess up git
So you think you know git... today I found out something "funny". In a git repository: $ git log $ fatal : object 1f cc8de9361c56e538ff35d8cc4b07a9c95b7bf3 is corrupted Okay, WTF? Lets look in the .git directory: $ cd...
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