Artikel zur Google Translate CLI im LinuxUser veröffentlicht

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 […]... Read More

Article about the Google Translate CLI published in the US Linux Magazine Issue 165/2014

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 […]... Read More

Checking if a file exists in Puppet

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 […]... Read More

When the FAI shell or any rescue environment does not show LVM volumes

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, […]... Read More

Self-written article about SaltStack being published in the German Linux Magazine 06/2014

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 […]... Read More

Short update on the new SaltStack Cheat Sheet and freshly published articles

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 […]... Read More

Artikel im Linux User und Linux Magazin erschienen

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 […]... Read More

How to use the Leap Motion as a mouse on Linux

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 […]... Read More

Leap Motion with Windows 8 and Fedora 17 (Linux) – some experiences

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 […]... Read More