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parted Auto alignment for best performance

I bought an 3TB Seagate HDD and tried to create one big partition. fdisk is unable to do this but parted could.

notify-send from cron

tested with Arch x64 and Gnome 2.3

  • If you send an notfiy-send from a cron and use gnome then you normally get an error message.

changed Dokuwiki template

I've changed my Dokuwiki template and reorganized site structure.

XBMC Media Center with Jetway JNC98-525 and Atirc IR-receiver

I want to describe how I put together my home media PC. I will describe the software configuration in connection with the IR-receiver.
As software basis I've used XBMC. For remote control I've chosen the IR-recieve from atric. As hardware base I selected an board build by jetway (JNC98-525). It has HDMI and an NVIDIA ION2 Chipset.

Use iptables as Tarpit

  • A Tarpit is a service on a computer that delays incoming connections as long as possible. So the aggressor lost a lot of time.

Use Epson C1100(n) with Arch Linux

  • Tested with Arch 3.4.4-2 x64

Update to Weatherwax

I've updated to the last DokuWiki release 2013-05-10 aka “Weatherwax”. If someone finds problems I would be glad if you inform me so that I can fix them.

Update to Hrun

I've updated to the last DokuWiki release 2014-09-29 aka “Hrun” and installed the last version of some plugins. If someone finds problems I would be glad if you inform me so that I can fix them.

Update to Detritus

I've updated to the last DokuWiki release 2015-08-10 “Detritus” and installed the last version of some plugins. If someone finds problems I would be glad if you inform me so that I can fix them.

Update to Binky

I've updated to the last DokuWiki release 2013-12-08 aka “Binky”. If someone finds problems I would be glad if you inform me so that I can fix them.

Update Ponder Stibbons

I've updated to the last DokuWiki release 2014-05-05 aka “Ponder Stibbons” and installed the last version of some plugins. If someone finds problems I would be glad if you inform me so that I can fix them.

Tomato Color Scheme

Recently I've updated Tomato on my Asus RT-N16 and my Netgear WNR3500Lv1 to Shibbys last version.
Oh … so enough advertising ;-)

I created my own custom.css and now I want to share the result with you.

Temperature Monitoring using an USB Sensor

  • and statistical detection with munin
Productname Hid TEMPerNTC
Link Producer PCSensor
Amazon Link hear (german)

Sqlite2 for BlogTNG on Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed a DokuWiki on Ubuntu 12.04 Server Edition. But after adding BlogTNG I only get an Error 500

Shrink VMware disk to contents size (for VMware Workstation users)

  • When you using dynamically growing disk in VMware then they grow, but don't reduce its size when you delete files in the virtual machine.
  • That's only interesting when you are using VMware Workstation in the server versions the default is a full allocated disk.

Shell in a box for Archlinux

An AJAX web-based fullscreen terminal emulator where you can mark an copy text (depending on your browser, according to my tests opera is optimal). Forget Ajaxterm!

Send Mail when VDR timer-conflict occurs script-based

  • Send Mail when VDR timer-conflict occurs.

Seiichiros mail-setup adapted for Ubuntu: Postfix + Dspam/ClamAV + Dovecot2

To use Seiichiros mail-setup with Ubuntu 10.04 I have to make a couple of changes. I will describe here only these changes. The complete setup can be found on Seiichiros Website.

The Ubuntu 10.04 standard repository doesn't offer a package for dovecot2. Dovecot1 doesn't support lmtp and the antispam plugin has a bug. With use of an additional repository the configurations can be made as described by Seiichiro. I had to made a few adjustments and I integrated support for ClamAV.

Scansystem with Canon CanoScan LiDE 110

Unfortunately, there are still letters, some of them are useful for the tax return or just useful to have in digital form because of searching is much easier. So I want an system which is always ready to use. I bought a scanner and connected it to my Server. But how to use the buttoms on the scanner? So hear the setup for an Canon CanoScan LiDE 110 scanner.

Rootkit Hunter

  • As the name implies, its a tool to detect rootkits.
  • I will describe installation and configuration for arch and ubuntu

Postfix use with gmx

  • How to use postfix to send mails via a public provider.
  • Here an example with gmx using Ubuntu.

Play with Alix2D13 (Archlinux)

I bought an Alix board from PCEngines to experiment a little with it. Here are a few tips, no ready-made solutions for router or something like that only independent problem solver to run the Alix with Archlinux.

Mount Filesystem via SSH

  • SSHFS stands for Secure SHell FileSystem. Its a filesystem for FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) so its possible for unprivileged user to mount the fs over an SSH connection.

More than 4 Network Cards in Virtualbox

Virtualbox supports up to eight network cards. If you look into the *.vbox you will see that there are already preconfigured but disabled. Unfortunately inside the VBox GUI we could only configure up to four. I will show how to get and configure the other.

Monit with Ubuntu 9.10

  • Using an old configuration without rewriteing it can be causes some problems.
  • Ubuntu 9.10 (monit version: “5.0.x” and 8.04 version: “4.8.x”).
bloglist.txt · Last modified: 23.03.2013 20:10 by eanderalx