First

First in 3D and color. Printed at CLT 2013. Thanks Miro....

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Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2013

Es gibt ja sicher schon ein paar Berichte über die Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2013, aus Tradition will ich es aber nicht unterlassen meine eigenen Eindrücke über die Ausgabe 2013 wiederzugeben. Unser erster Sammelpunkt ist immer in der Nähe von Stuttg...

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Bcfg2 1.3.0 released

Bcfg2 1.3.0 is released. Please check the announcement for details. Documentation: http://docs.bcfg2.org/ Download : http://trac.mcs.anl.gov/projects/bcfg2/wiki/Download Mailing list : https://lists.mcs.anl.gov/mailman/listinfo/bcfg-dev IRC : #bcfg2 ...

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The lineinfile module of Ansible

While working with Ansible and files, like configuration files or default files for services, often it’s useful to just change one line than copy a template file. The lineinfile module provides functionality like sed. Usually I did like the exa...

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Ansible variables

This afternoon I was looking for an Ansible variable but I was not able to remember the correct name. The ‘setup‘ module helped me. This module prints all available Ansible variables of a particular system. [crayon-540611537c404732394259/...

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hostnamectl

hostnamectl zeigt mehr Daten als hostname. Ich finde es praktisch, denn es zeigt aus meiner Sicht eine schöne Zusammenfasssung von Informationen. [crayon-540611537c89a631910354/]...

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Festplatten-Evolution

Vor ein paar Jahren habe ich mal zusammengefasst, wie es mit meinen Festplatten aussieht. Es hat sich ein bisschen geändert. Festplatten in Systeme eingebaut (~ 7 TB) 2x 2 TB SATA 2x 1 GB SATA 3x 320 GB SATA 1x … Continue reading →...

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devconf.cz

devconf.cz at Brno is different than other conferences…not like CLT, LinuxTag, or FOSDEM. It’s very hard to find people who are not with Red Hat. Is this a bad thing? No. Red Hat is the main sponsor and if they … Continue reading &...

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Linux Containers (LXC) on Alpine Linux

In the past I was using chroot for running Alpine Linux on my Fedora systems. For quite some time Linux Containers (LXC) are available for Fedora. It seems that some other projects started to add templates for their distribution. Nice....

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Travelling to devconf.cz

Well, it’s was not an usual journey to Brno. I was on time at the airport at Zurich. But the train which Gerold took was delayed. This can happen. We were served at the Baggage drop at the same time. … Continue reading →...

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Breakout 0.2.1 available

Breakout.js 0.2.1 was released today. Most of the changes were under the hood. IOBoard was significantly refactored. Unit tests were added for the core Breakout files. Unit tests and lint checks are run automatically as part of the build process &hel...

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Desktop notifications for MQTT messages

zenity for notifications is working but there are more elegant ways of course. I will use DBUS because it’s everywhere… [crayon-540611537cd1e778134081/] There is a simple version available using the Python bindings for libnotify....

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Zenity notifications for MQTT messages

While playing around with MQTT I wanted to have desktop notifications if something is going on. Adam Rudd made a solution with Growl for OS X. For a Linux system the first thing that comes to my mind is zenity. … Continue reading →...

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OpenWRT on an ALIX

Usually I run pfSense on my various ALIX boards for network purposes. But for the ALIX2D2, the version with two MiniPCI slot and two NICs, I decided to let it run with OpenWRT. There were two reasons for that: First … Continue reading →...

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PHP Shell

Sometimes it’s useful to have shell access to a web server with sh ell on the client machine. PHP Shell provides an interface to execute shell commands or browse the filesystem on your remote web server. The complete guide is … Continue ...

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