Posts Tagged ‘linux’

It’s been a while again! Today I will briefly talk about qemu(-kvm) and connecting to it using unix sockets with minicom. Why is this useful and cool? Well you can connect to a linux vm without running a shell and still get the full console experience! (BDS, Solaris,… all should work) I won’t dig deep […]

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 at 00:11 | 1 comment
Categories: Linux, Solaris, Technology

I teased you all a while ago with my XMonad configuration. My Raspberry Pi and some other personal things have occupied my free time recently so I have not done any thing worth posting. So I finally took the time to wrap and tidy it up. I decide to switch to XMonad because I recently […]

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 17:37 | Comments Off on XMonad
Categories: Linux, Technology

I’ve been wanting to write about this for a bit. I usually VPN (to the gateway at home) for surfing when roaming. This also gives me access to my shellbox and with my ssh key. You can usually connect to port 443 (https) on most networks, even those that force you to use a socks […]

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 16:00 | 2 comments

Someone just asked what desktop environment I use. He didn’t like the new Gnome. Those who know me well enough, will know I use a mac for my primary workstation. So I’m using aqua as my primary desktop environment. I do run a lot of linux but none have xorg installed with the exception of […]

Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 20:53 | Comments Off on What desktop environment do I use?
Categories: Linux, Personal, Technology

I’ve been on the lookout for a bash replacement for a while. After seeing a small discussion about ksh and the closed and open implementation in #illumos, my interest got reinvigorated. After playing with both csh, ksh and zsh for a while, zsh clearly won. I won’t bore you with the details of how this […]

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 05:05 | Comments Off on Z shell

I have one Arch server left at home, it is behaving badly. It has some fairly new stuff on it so I can’t replace it with CentOS. I should be able to replace it with a new Fedora. So I hunted for a minimal install image… nothing! Netinstall? Ofcourse not! Fedora is a desktop OS, […]

Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 21:03 | 1 comment
Categories: Linux, Technology

As you have guessed, I’m a linux geek. I used to be of the bearded kind even. So here is a bit of my history with linux for those who are interested. It all started back in the day with my old Compaq laptop somewhere around 1999, ‘t was the eve before Win2k. A Mandrake […]

Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 00:55 | Comments Off on Linux and I
Categories: Linux, Personal, Technology
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