Entries in Category ‘Misc’

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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Part three of my little blog series “Cfengine 3 vs Puppet” shows several ways of how new packages can be installed with Puppet. Writing the Puppet manifest for installing new packages # There are multiple possibilities here, 3 of them are shown here # Possibility #1 # package { "slapd": ensure => "installed" } # […]

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At the end of October, I passed the RHCE exam here in Germany. It was a very pleasant experience and I used the book “RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Study Guide (Exams EX200 & EX300)” from Michael Jang for preparation. On 1072 pages, Jung covers all the objectives of both the RHCSA and RHCE exams. […]

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Am 2. November 2012 erscheint in Deutschland offiziell die aktuelle Ausgabe des Linux Magazins. Darin enthalten ist u.a. mein Artikel über Cfengine 3.4.0 und die Neuerungen in der Community Edition, der vor allem das neue Posix-ACL-Feature näher beleuchtet.   Ich bedanke mich herzlichst beim Linux Magazin für die erneute Gelegenheit, einen Artikel in dieser Zeitschrift […]

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Today I finally found the time to switch to a modern design and update the blog in general. The menu and some pages were restructured and some old stuff was thrown to /dev/null. I hope you like the new look!  

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The WHOIS Policy Review Team crafted a draft of their final report and stated, that the common internet user is in most cases unaware of the existence of the WHOIS service (76 percent of asked participants). Furthermore, they describe what actions should be taken in order to improve the WHOIS service (and data accuracy). The WPRT even […]

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Due to some requests via e-mail, I am now opening the commenting function to everyone. Please feel free to add your comment to every blog post!

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Running a forum for a large community can be exhausting, especially when you need to build everything from the scratch. But before you could start with setting up the sub forums or installing mods, you need to think of the hosting: Where am I going to host the forums? On a shared webhosting package? Or […]

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The ICANN has recently released a sheet of paper which calls for a discussion about the future of the WHOIS protocol. People being very active in this discussion claim that the WHOIS protocol is too old and does not meet modern requirements. Some examples are that in many cases the data provided in the WHOIS […]

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