'general' Category

  • Jan
    07
    2013

    Insanity – securing your online life with pass, the Unix way

    Passwords. No one likes them, but everybody needs them. If you are concerned about your online safety, you probably have unique passwords for your critical accounts and some common pattern for all the almost-useless accounts you create when browsing the web. At first I used to save my passwords in a gpg encrypted file. Over time […]

  • Aug
    15
    2010

    confused about UTC time? solution inside!

    Are you confused about UTC and timezones? Have you missed a meeting because you miscalculated the proper time in your timezone? No worries! I’ve written exactly the thing you need :p Just use the following box!

  • May
    05
    2010

    switching from gnu screen to tmux (updated)

    update #1: upstream accepted my patch, so the next tmux release will provide window-status-alert-{attr,fg,bg} Only difference is the use of alert instead of flagged. It sounds better anyway I’ll adjust my patch on 1.2 as well update #2 [2010/05/17]: uploaded my updated config file, now using ` as my prefix key update #3 [2013/12/07]: a […]

  • May
    04
    2010

    IMAP Spam Begone – remote email spam filtering using spamassassin

    Do you need to filter spam email on your IMAP account, but can’t do it on the email server and your client software (mutt? ;)) won’t provide that capability? meet IMAP Spam Begone a nifty python script that uses spamassassin to remotely mark (and optionally move/delete) spam mail over IMAP. it can also use spam/ham […]

  • Oct
    15
    2009

    google wave, the future of flame wars has arrived :D

    I got my Google Wave account invitation yesterday. After a few hours I actually found some people to talk to (this preview is still in its baby stages). I have to say, I was impressed. You chat (and it updates) in real time. You can embed stuff like Google maps, Google searches and Youtube videos […]

  • Jul
    08
    2009

    new theme, work-in-progress

    As you most probably noticed already, I’ve changed my blog’s theme I really really really wanted a variable-width theme and something I will be able to call my own. So I picked this nice clean theme (made by openark.org) and I’m going to build on it over time until I’m satisfied Hopefully you people will […]

  • May
    12
    2009

    speeding up firefox with tmpfs and automatic rsync

    Comzeradd posted a great article recently on how to speed up firefox by moving your ~/.mozilla folder on a tmpfs mount. As you probably know, firefox keeps track of everything you visit while you browse the web infinity, then allows you to quick-search that history just by typing in its awesome bar –err, address bar […]

  • May
    11
    2009

    Fosscomm 2009 day two @ ATEI of Larisa – Photos :)

    An excellent Gentoo Presentation by Tampakrap and Comzeradd followed our Saturday’s Gentoo installation workshop on Sunday, marking the second and last day of this year’s Fosscomm. Thanks are in order for all those great guys and gals who made this weekend special, the “ATEI of Larisa Linux Team” =] Everything was well organized and planned […]

  • May
    09
    2009

    Fosscomm 2009 day one @ ATEI of Larisa

    The first fosscomm day (in ATEI of Larisa) is over with great success We (the gentoo team) hosted a workshop showing off gentoo’s installation process and portage features using the gentoo handbook as a guide. Time was limited and we didn’t manage to finish it, but I think we touched some people when we explained […]

  • Apr
    27
    2009

    /dev/urandom

    Hello =] Welcome to my new blog. Previously available @ http://linuxized.blogspot.com, I’ve moved my meaningless typing to a more private space. Hopefully this will work out well – if not… I guess I can always turn back to blogger..

 
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