GNAT 2012 for Debian Wheezy

For purposes known mostly within our company, I’ve created a magic makefile that takes care of most of the work involved with getting a GNAT 2012 (and up-to-date various support tools) up and running on a Debian. The makefile requires you to download some files manually, but that’s okay, as it gives you a great […]

Thinkfan on a Lenovo T420

Warning: tampering with the fan control on you laptop is potentially dangerous, and I will not take any responsibility if anything happens to your machine. With that being said; I have used Thinkfan for various Thinkpads (7 I think) with no problems at all. Just be warned. A lovely Lenovo T420 has recently dropped into […]

Yet another goodbye

I’m moving out – of my first vserver that is. I have had the server running for, well lucretia:~# uptime 19:19:59 up 700 days, 22:51, 2 users, load average: 0.02, 0.06, 0.02 Wow.. Time flies. Tadalafil is not suitable for some people. Dabigatran: (Moderate) Increased serum concentrations of dabigatran are possible when dabigatran, a P-glycoprotein […]

Migrating Dovecot 1.2 Maildir to Dovecot 2.0 dbox

I am in the process of migrating to a new mail server. Therefore I need to, as painlessly as possible, move users. The details about the setup is another story for another day – promise. This guide is targeted for Debian systems, but the concepts apply for all other systems as well. Dovecot 2.0 comes […]

Buffalo WLI-U2-KG54L on Debian

I have a Buffalo WLI-U2-KG54L USB wifi dongle. It very convenient as my router and access point is placed in the basement, and I sometimes have computers on the main floor that do not have built-in wifi. Changes in liver function blood tests are common with TAVALISSE. Ertugliflozin seems to be a reasonable second- or […]

Proftpd and LDAP on Debian Squeeze

This is a short howto (hopefully) providing enough information to install Proftpd and use LDAP as user database. Background I have become obsessed with LDAP – at least for the time being. It seem to be the answer to my redundancy and distribution plans. A production server is in the process of being converted (migrated […]

HD time-lapse movies with Motion and Linux

Background I have previously experimented with time lapse videos, but wanted a more dedicated platform which could be set up, and run pretty much anywhere. This is the first iteration, where the the purpose is to get the system up and running with headless operation. Components Linksys NSLU2 Logitech HD Webcam C270 Menopausal symptoms For […]

EXIF Manipulation on the Linux commandline

I use jhead for manipulating EXIF data, renaming files and mogrify for compressing the JPEG’s the following command will rename all .jpg files in the current folder to their corresponding “date taken” stamp in the format YYYYMMDD-HHMMSS jhead -n%Y%m%d-%H%M%S *.jpg Sometimes you have multiple cameras at a happy occasion, and wish to collect all the images. But […]

How to install LabVIEW on a Debian Machine

Labview ships prepackaged to install on rpm based Linux machines (Redhat, Mandrake and so on). But it is quite simple to convert and install it on a Debian machine instead. The machine I will be using is a Thinkpad T40 with Debian Lenny installed, it should be the same for the current stable (Etch) but […]