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Mar
30
2012
ebalaskas: bash shell cheat sheet:…
Mar
28
2012
ebalaskas: almost a month later,…

identica.pngalmost a month later, my new work PC has # boot # # home # # # (with clipboard sharing) on # 64bit

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Mar
26
2012
Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Si 1520 R2

I bought this laptop Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Si 1520

http://www.e-shop.gr … .phtml?id=PER.906260

sometime in 2006.

Its amazing. This laptop is keep working almost every day for a lot of hours without any complains.

Only two problems so far:
a. the screen isnt as clear as in the beginning of my trip &
b. the battery seems to be holding just for an hour or so.

I’ve recently figured it out, that the touchpad can identify multi touch events!!!
And i can now scroll up & down using my two fingers.

And even more recently i tested to see if the cpu is 64bit. And it is!!!!
This dual core cpu is working perfectly on 64bit.

I’ve decided last friday to rebuild my current machine to an arch 64bit core distro.
This time i’ve used lvm and converting my sda partitions to logical volumes wasnt pretty!
A lot of hours (in fact after 3 full days) later my current machine has:

  1. winxp home partition
  2. /boot
  3. lvm
    a. rootfs
    b. swap
    c. encrypted home
    etc
    etc
    etc
    other logical volumes.

Just for a moment remember that i bought this laptop back in 2006, but fujitsu inform me that this build is from latest 2005!!!!

I dont have any SSD disk at the moment (i leave testing to other people) but the magic with this laptop is that it can support natively kvm (Virtualization extensions).

I mean thats a good old fashion laptop.

Mar
23
2012
ebalaskas:

identica.pnghttp://ur1.ca/8sa2i “Building Spice server on 32-bit machine is not supported”

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Mar
23
2012
ebalaskas: Open Source Software hosting…

identica.pngOpen Source Software hosting by Microsoft: http://ur1.ca/8s3l6

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Mar
23
2012
ebalaskas: Top 5 Linux Monitoring…

identica.pngTop 5 Linux Monitoring Tools. Web Based. http://ur1.ca/8s3j4

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Mar
23
2012
ebalaskas: if you have a…

identica.pngif you have a lot of files with comma separated values and you want to see them more humanly: $ column -x -t -s’,’ * | more

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Mar
16
2012
Xmarks does not work for most proxy servers

Unfortunately thats a known fact by xmarks it self.

Is there a work around ?

The disable proxy suggestion isnt a solution, especially if you cant access internet directly.

 

In my research for solution and gazillions test i think i’ve figured it out.

 

a. Using proxychains.

  1. Chain your proxy
  2. use:
    export -p LD_PRELOAD=libproxychains.so

    before running firefox (or alter firefox startup script)

works even with an http proxy!

 

b. Using a socks proxy.

Using a socks proxy, xmarks can connect to your custom (or not) webdav server and sync!

 

So if you arent using an http proxy (directly), xmarks will sync.

Evaggelos Balaskas

Mar
16
2012
ebalaskas: kvm on lvm: …

identica.pngkvm on lvm: # lvcreate -L 5G vg01 -n winxp # kvm -cpu host -m 2048 /dev/vg01/winxp -cdrom winxp.iso -boot d

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Mar
16
2012
ebalaskas: Xmarks does not work…

identica.pngXmarks does not work for most proxy servers ! Try this: http://ur1.ca/8ot9p

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Mar
15
2012
ebalaskas: Capture network traffic and…

identica.pngCapture network traffic and see if you post clear text passwords: # tcpdump -nn -v -A -i wlan0 host balaskas.gr -l | tee /tmp/data

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Mar
15
2012
ebalaskas: The nightmare: #…

identica.pngThe nightmare: # du -sh -x /lost+found/ 10G /lost+found/

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Mar
14
2012
ebalaskas: !firefox 11 …

identica.png!firefox 11 ctrl+shift+i (insept) 3d view ccs

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Mar
13
2012
ebalaskas: 26 May 2009 I…

identica.png26 May 2009 I installed !archlinux for the first time #

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Mar
13
2012
ebalaskas: Encryption, Anonymity and Freedom…

identica.pngEncryption, Anonymity and Freedom of Speech on the Internet http://linkd.in/yl3YYM

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Mar
12
2012
ebalaskas: booting a new !archlinux…

identica.pngbooting a new !archlinux Desktop PC in 7.3sec seems …… wrong.

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Mar
12
2012
ebalaskas: RT @mcnalu assembly was…

identica.pngRT @mcnalu assembly was once an innovative, high-level language

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Mar
10
2012
ebalaskas: !citrix note: …

identica.png!citrix note: # xe vm-list # cd /opt/xensource/packages/files/transfer-vm # ./unistall-transfer-vm.sh && ./install-transfer-vm.sh

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Mar
08
2012
ebalaskas: Mental Reminder: “Grub2 with…

identica.pngMental Reminder: “Grub2 with LVM on GTP” parted /dev/sda set 1 bios_grub on quit

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Mar
07
2012
ebalaskas: RT @allanmcrae Blog Post:…

identica.pngRT @allanmcrae Blog Post: Windows Service Center - http://ur1.ca/8jw1p

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