Combining multiple git repositories today is rather common, although the means of doing so are far from perfect. Usually people use
git submodule or
git subtree. If you have used neither or are happy with either method this post is completely irrelevant to you. Continue reading
Most you have probably set your system aliases to receive root’s e-mail, and that of course is a very good idea so you are kept up to date. On the other hand you do send a lot of information about your system through the wire, often package diagnostics with information about locally installed vulnerable software and many other things that might help a person or entity gain access to your computer. Now living in a world, where we know that all unencrypted mail is automatically parsed and possibly filtered and stored that is something you might want to avoid. The natural answer is to encrypt the mail which is what I am going to explain in the following.
I have just backed a wonderful looking independent dystopian RPG on Kickstarter! It’s called Insomnia, it looks like it uses the Free Software Engine Ogre3d (although its not Free Software itself) and it will feature native Linux support. They still need money, so if you enjoy special video games, go help them out and pre-order your DRM-free copy!
I posted an article on tracking memory usage a while ago. Unfortunately it doesn’t work for a lot of cases, i.e. when programs are statically linked, or are written in a way where they don’t go through the dynamic linker, e.g. programs written in Java. Continue reading
… or why using Linux can be a pain, when you come from the BSD-world. Continue reading
I have this tablet since two or three months now and I must say, I pleasently surprised with the hardware. People who know me, know that I don’t say stuff like that often. Continue reading
As I am currently located in China, I thought I’d give all of you some technical infos on the current censorship techniques employed here. My experience differs a little from what Wikipedia tells us. Continue reading