Archive for March, 2009

March 5th

Network monitoring tool

Today I wanted to monitor the network usage on my Linux box. Compared to what most bandwidth monitoring tools do I wanted to monitor the bandwidth per process - usually most Linux tools tools just...

Archive for June, 2008

June 11th

Stupid thieves?

I put my bicycle on a rather public place over the day yesterday. I was a bit surprised to see that one of my locks was missing when I returned. Luckily I had two locks on my bike, one wire lock...

Archive for March, 2008

March 2nd

Subversion version conflict

I reinstalled my server this weekend. I felt like my old 20 GB Maxtor hard drive had done it job and it was time for an upgrade. The label said it was constructed in October 2001 so that is at...

Archive for January, 2008

January 27th

Laptop update

I did a fresh reinstall of Ubuntu on my laptop today, now it runs Gnome after 2-3 years of reliable KDE usage :) If I remember correctly I installed an early release of Breezy Badger on it because...

Archive for September, 2007

September 1st

New location

New location as in new home. Yes, really, I have moved to a new appartment in Gothenburg. Now I live on the other side of the river. What about that? ;)

Archive for April, 2007

April 22nd

Pegasos, X and Ubuntu Feisty

Well, yet again X do not work on the Pegasos due to pciscan issues. Unmounting /sys is a simple, but ugly, workaround. An other but still ugly solution is to recompile xorg and force it to use...
April 15th

Protection against ssh bruteforce attacks

Everyone that has set up a ssh server on a computer connected to the Internet has probably their log full of random attempts from foreign hosts with failed login attempts. Even if the probability...

Archive for November, 2006

November 7th

Diff is a wonderful tool

We all just love diff, don't we? The following line just made my day :) diff -qr PNphpBB2.old PNphpBB2 | grep "^Only in" | grep -v "\.svn" It list all removed/added...

Archive for July, 2006

July 13th

Tip of the day

As Firefox 2 Beta is hot news right now I wanted to make a note about the best extension to Firefox 1.0 - 1.5 there is imho - Tab Mix Plus . I wonder how anyone can survive without it :)

Archive for April, 2006

April 26th

Pegasos and Ubuntu Dapper

I have though about writing about Pegasos and Ubuntu Dapper for a while... but nothing happened :) Today someone asked me about how to use Ubuntu Dapper on the Pegasos so there is probably...
April 12th

Downtime and stuff

Yeah, we have had some problems with the connection to Internet recently... I can just blame Telia. In the past, the connection has worked really good and stable but now...? Luckily we have two...

Archive for February, 2006

February 1st

KDE 3.5.1

I wrote in my last blog about KDE 3.5.0 for Ubuntu, but since that repository do not work anymore I wanted to update with a new that works. PowerPC is now officially supported in Breezy from...

Archive for December, 2005

December 7th

KDE 3.5 in (K)Ubuntu

Yep, KDE 3.5 was released for just some days ago and packages for Ubuntu was available fast after the release. Unforntunately the packages for PowerPC has not been released offical yet. I have used...

Archive for October, 2005

October 2nd

Ubuntu Breezy Colony 5 on Pegasos

Yesterday I felt like trying out a relese candidate of the upcoming Breezy Badger release of Ubuntu linux on my Pegasos. And I must say, it works like a charm... almost. A really good thing is...

Archive for September, 2005

September 25th

Power hosting for Power users

Today we moved to a new server, hopefully a faster server. The previous machine was a Pegasos I G3 600 MHz with 256 MB of RAM. The new one is a Pegasos II G4 1GHz with 1024 MB of RAM...

Archive for August, 2005

August 26th

Last day at work, life back to normal

Today, or actually yesterday since the time is now 00:27 as I write this... I guess it is time to sleep soon. Anyway, today/yesterday was my last day at work so now the life goes back to normal,...
August 18th

A bit of everything

First of all I want to warn all you bloggers, Warning! . I know it's in swedish but in general in warns people for writing bad things about work in the blog, should I be scared... ? Also, I...
August 9th

Yet another PUSH

It is true, PUSH is over for this time and the life goes on as normal. I just had my three free weeks off for this summer and are now back at "cykelverkstan". It also seems like the summer is over...
August 2nd

Dual connection to Internet with help of iproute

Usually when you configure your linux box to connect to a network you enter one single default gateway. That means that all all packages sent from your box to an unknown network is sent to this...

Archive for July, 2005

July 14th

Blog about blog on this planet

As you might, or might not have seen there is now a Planet online. So all of you who not already are subscribed to it, it's time to do that now. Hopefully it should now work...