Sun Java 5 on Ubuntu Karmic

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Since the <a href=”http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5/>End of Life of Sun’s Java 5</a> is reached and even the End of Service Life (EOSL) at 8th of Oct...

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...

How much does a meeting cost?

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I recently found the most wanted feature ever: The meeting cost ticker Found at Colin Loretz Blog

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...

JEE on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) 64bit

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I recently struggled with the installation of JEE on my 64bit version of Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty). I wanted to install the version without the JDK, but with Glas...

Nagios integration of Zero RRD

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If you’re running Nagios as you monitoring and alerting software and Zero RRD at the same time you surely would like to integrate them. Holger wrote some wo...

Der Tag an dem ich lernte “lunges” zu lieben

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Seit etwas 2 Jahren gehe ich regelmäßig zum Spinning, hatte mir jedoch vor einiger Zeit überlegt auch mal was anderes zu machen. Ich bin dann auf Bodypump ge...

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...

New release of Zero RRD Framwork

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The new release of the Zero RRD Framework is out. You can either update via SVN or download the tar.gz of version 0.9.2.1. We mainly fixed some installation...

Subversive in Eclipse Ganymede

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I updated my pretty old Eclipse Europa installation to Ganymede today. OK, the restart you have to do quite often were really annoying, but besides that ever...

eMail notifications for reading and delivery

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Inspired by Bob’s article on email reading notifications, I wanted to check out the details about all these notifications: reading, delivery and whatsoever. ...

Securely setup subversion (SVN) with Apache

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There are a lot of explanations out explaining how to setup Subversion and Apache to work smoothly together. Since I’m a bit paranoid I’d like to give one th...

Squid proxy and user authentication

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There are cases where you want to control the access to your proxy server. This could be via IP-restrictions and/or authentication via user name and password...

Find coordinates on Google maps

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There’s one thing I really miss on the web front-end of Google maps: show that coordinates of location you found. Luckily Bernard Vatant filled this gap wit...

Jobsuche: Das Vorstellungsgespräch

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Ich gehöre ja im Augenblick auch zu der Gruppe von Menschen, welche sich von von Zeit zu Zeit in einem Vorstellungsgesräch wiederfinden und so traf es sich h...

HTTP::DAV for WebDAV handling in Perl

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I’m currently working on a project where I create a dump file from a data structure using Storable to do the actual dump. This file needs to be exchanged aft...

Conkeror: Emacs insprired browser

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As I already told you I wanted to give Conkeror a try and I kept my promise. I downloaded the Ubuntu Jaunty packages and built them for my box running Intre...

Special character for IMAP folder on Exchange

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As I’ve already written in a previous post, it’s quite simple to <href=”/blog/doppelte-mails-mailimapclient-auf-einem-exchange-server-finden”>connect f...

Vimperator: Make your Firefox Vim-like

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Everybody who really loves his Vim will probably love Vimperator. This Firefox add-on will make your Browser more Vim like in terms of look and behaviour. T...

Cuil: a new search engine

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I recently found interesting entries in the log that got my attention. I seemed to be a search engine, but I never heard the name: Cuil The search form is s...

Zerod appliance

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A couple of days ago Holger released a zerod appliance for Virtualbox and VMWare which you can download easily. After downloading and unpacking you find a h...

wget, cookies and other biscuit problems

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I recently had the problem that I wanted to call a URL from a shell script and thought that wget might do the job. The site requires authentication so I tho...

Obama geht unter die Blogger

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Barack Obama ist also jetzt auch unter die Blogger gegangen. Ob er wohl eher der Typ A-Blogger oder Z-Blogger ist? Naja, in <a href=”http://www.whitehous...

Mein Englisch muss besser werden (Teil 2)

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Nachdem wir uns ja schon mit den Aprostrophen in der englischen Sprache beschäftigt hatten, hier nun ein weiterer Punkt zu dem Thema.

Mein Englisch muss besser werden (Teil 1)

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Wer hat das nicht auch schon gedacht und sich vorgenommen seine Sprachkenntnisse aufzumöbeln. Leider ist das meist viel zu trocken, so dass es schneller wied...

Ericsson streicht vorsichtshalber 5.000 Jobs

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Wie man allerorten und auch bei Golem.de lesen konnte plant Ericsson 5.000 Stellen zu streichen. Das ist mal gerade der Faktor 10 mehr als die Firma für die ...

Meizu M6 and Rhythmbox

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I own a Meizu M6 for quite a while and I’m very happy with this iPod alternative. Anyway I had the problem that Rhytmbox didn’t recognise it as a music playe...

Using Term::Prompt for terminal output from Perl

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For a script I made recently to manage contacts to my LDAP server on the command line, I needed a package to easily output a prompt to the terminal. The req...

SPAM protection on Postfix (Part 3)

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Most spammers are very aggressive in terms of connection and re-connection to mail servers. Of course they want to send as many SPAM as possible in the short...

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...

policyd-weight and Postfix SPAM fighting

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If you run your own mail server you have to think carefully about SPAM protection of course. The first line of defence is in front of the actual mail server ...

Convert a text file from UTF-8 to ISO-8859-1

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From time to time you stumble upon the problem of character encodings. You get a file in encoding A, but prefer it in encoding B. If you have a Unix shell a...

Uninstall or re-install a Drupal module

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After upgrading my Drupal to 6.8 I faced the problem that one module didn’t work right. Maybe it was broken before and I simply didn’t notice that beforehan...

Change UUID of a Virtualbox VDI

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I use <a href=”http://www.virtualbox.org/>Virtualbox</a> regularly. Recently I wanted to use a VDI twice for different machines. One intended for...

Zero RRD Framework: Major Release

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Finally. Yesterday we released a major update of the Zero RRD Framework at SourceForge. You’ll find the latest version in the Zero RRD Subversion Repositor...

Server migration

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As LYCOS Europe decided to discontinue it’s business I needed a new home for my server and still need for my domains. The first step is done. A new server i...

Free DNS EveryDNS.net and Bind 9 setup

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For some reasons I like to hosting my DNS services myself and this worked very well in the past. As I now have to look for a new domain hoster (see Server mi...

Post-Weihnachtstraumata

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Wer kennt sie nicht die Post-Weihnachtstraumata. Kaum ein Fest eignet sich besser zur Traumatisierung aller Altersgruppen und zwar nachhaltig. Doch Einsicht ...