debian

Debian and my right mouse button

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I recently had some serious problems with my right mouse button on my Lenovo X240 touchpad. Out of a sudden I wasn’t able to use the right button… That’s not...

add-apt-repository and proxy settings

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I always had the problem that the global proxy settings I set for Gnome weren’t recognised by <pre>add-apt-repository</pre>. Therefore adding new...

Resolve incoming conflicts with SVN automatically

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OK, you might expect that I have the killer tool that really solves merge conflicts automatically, but this one-liner is much simpler. I sometimes update my...

Backporting Subversion 1.6 to Debian Etch

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Unfortunately I’ve to use a machine running Debian Etch. Yes, that’s pretty old and it should definetily updated to Lenny asap, BUT I’m not the admin… sigh ...

Roundcube installer (version 0.3) and eAccelerator

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I use Roundcube mail from time to time, but faced some errors or weird behaviour regularly. I therefore decided to re-install the latest stable version, whic...

Meizu M6, Rhythmbox and HAL

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I already wrote about my Meizu M6 and Rhythmbox and how to get them working together. This time HAL, the hardware abtraction layer in recent Linux systems is...

Debian Lenny eAccelerator packages (AMD64)

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As I already explained I use the eAccelerator packages from Andrew McMillan. Unfortunately he didn’t compile new packages for Debian Lenny. Therefore I took...

Success of policyd-weight and RBL

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As I already told I’m using policyd-weight for SPAM protection purposes. Since I’m always curious how it behaves I use the mailgraph to get some statistics f...

RBLs on Postfix made easy

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Real-time blacklists, DNS RBL precisely, are a convenient way to mitigate the SPAM problem on your server despite all critics about it. policyd is another op...

Xen domain and the forgotten root password

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Lately I had on of these problems that could run into real trouble… … unless you find a very easy solution for it. I wanted to su to root and realised that ...

Audacious as XMMS replacement

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I recently read on <a href=”http://www.schmalenegger.com>schmalenegger’s blog</a> about the absence of XMMS in the Ubuntu repositories. I notice...

Mein DNS muss sicherer werden

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Nachdem meinen DNS nun auf dynamische Updates vorbereitet habe, möchte ich noch ein wenig um dessen Sicherheit kümmern. acl internals { localhost; }; opti...

Dynamische DNS-Updates mit Bind

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Manchmal habe ich ja komische Ideen von Dingen, die ich unbedingt brauche. Vor einiger Zeit schon hatte ich mir in den Kopf gesetzt mal unbedingt Dienste wie...

Virtualbox, Debian Sid and my AMD64

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There are a lot of virtualization solutions around and a played around with VMware a bit. It’s quite comfortable to use the VMware converter to convert your ...

Fonts von QT-Anwendungen in Gnome

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Seit einiger Zeit quäle ich mich schon mit total hässlichen Fonts von QT-Anwendungen unter meinem Gnome. Ich gebe es ja ungerne zu aber es gibt tatsächlich g...

Using zenity for interactive bash scripts

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Zenity is for Gnome2 what gdialog was for Gnome1. You can use it display various kinds of dialog boxes from your shell scripts. Although one might think that...