Entries in Category ‘Open Source & Development’

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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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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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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Since the Leap Motion has arrived in the homes of the fans and the curious, it has drawn a lot of attention. But while the support on Windows platforms is at least acceptable, the Leap Motion is not very well supported on Linux systems. At the moment, there is no official ready-to-use app for Linux […]

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As you might already know, the Leap Motion is an input device for Windows, Mac and Linux systems. Once it is connected to a computer, it creates a space in your room in which it will recognize all your fingers and their movements. It is very similar to the Microsoft Kinect; however, the Leap Motion […]

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