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Am 17.07.2014 war es wieder soweit: Mein Artikel zum Thema “Google Translate CLI” wurde im deutschen LinuxUser 08/2014 veröffentlicht. Eine Vorschau des Artikels ist hier einsehbar. Der Artikel beschreibt die Verwendung des Tools Google Translate CLI, mit dem sich aus der Shell heraus Begriffe und ganze Texte in andere Sprachen übersetzen lassen. Wer sich für […]

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It is great to see that a translated version of my latest article now got published in the US/UK/AUS Linux Magazine. The article is about the Linux command line tool “Google Translate CLI” and shows what it offers to the common Linux user. Make sure the check out the online version here: http://www.linux-magazine.com/Issues/2014/165/Google-Translate-CLI/(language)/eng-US Also make […]

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The following ArcheAge alpha review is written in German and will not be translated – at least not by me You should use Google translate if you found this page and don’t speak German. Wer sich neben der Arbeit und den ganzen anderen Hobbies gerne die Zeit mit MMORPGs vertreibt, hat sicherlich WoW (World of […]

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Welcome to my next blog post about Puppet. This one covers something I found on another blog, so it is nothing I “invented” or something like that. During the last weeks, I spent much time writing Puppet manifests for several tasks, e.g. preventing logrotate from stumbling across wrong file permissions and stuff like that. At […]

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During the last days, I have been updating the Salt Cheat Sheet here on xenuser.org. Make sure to check if out if you are new to SaltStack and need a couple of tips for the beginning!

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Yesterday I had to boot a VM into a FAI PXE environment (I used “rescue” as a FAI action which drops me to a shell) because the file system on a LV reported several errors. For my own surprise, the FAI shell / FAI environment showed the LVM information when running pvscan, vgscan and lvscan, […]

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Since I have been working with Salt/SaltStack for a while now, it was my pleasure to summarize some of the gathered experience and send it over to the German Linux Magazine. As it turns out, the upcoming issue of the German Linux Magazine 06/2014 will contain my article about SaltStack. The issue will be available […]

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Hi there! I know it’s been a while since I updated my blog. During the last months, I was busy switching jobs, getting to know new technologies and meeting with friends. However, I still found some time to publish some new articles in the print media: “Abgetaucht – Raspberry Pi als Tor-Router und Web-Filter“, published […]

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When the 3Doodler was started as a kickstarter campaign back in February 2013, I was one of the bakers since I was really excited about that project. Although I am not good at painting or any other art thing, I still wanted to support the idea of drawing motives with plastic. The 3Doodler takes a […]

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Der Raspberry Pi und Leap-Motion-Controller finden derzeit viel mediale Aufmerksamkeit. Ich habe mir beide Geräte ebenfalls angesehen und meine Erfahrungen für den Linux User und das Linux Magazin nieder geschrieben. Im Linux User 09/2013 ist damit nun der Artikel “Tor zur Welt – Raspberry Pi als Tor-Proxy nutzen” erschienen. Der Artikel beschreibt die Einrichtung des […]

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