Today a strange problem happened while installing Gentoo Linux. In fact, it was /dev/shm not existing. Quite disturbing if you rely on a stable build system and python. The latter one bails out because of that. Having a look at an old fstab file I figured that /dev/shm should be a simple and plain tmpfs: shm /dev/shm tmpfs […]
Everything that does not fit elsewhere
Designed, engineered and assembled in the USA
August 2012 was a nice time as Google started to take over Motorola and things actually started to look pretty bright on the smartphone market as everyone was hoping for google taking action. For me it was a reason to purchase the Atrix 4G device which turned out to be great just until they promised and cancelled updates […]
Winter and its joys
Winter is cool – especially regarding snow. Snow everywhere! Late, but yeah – finally the weather switched to winter. But the last days were a big mess on the roads around here and everybody wonders, that traffic suffers that much under the snow.If we look at snow chains or tires, it’s pretty obvious why.
A new Car
My old C3 got a little too old – 8 years by now and more than 200 000 km. In other words, money invested into it is pretty much lost. Als for Safety reasons I got me a new car.
OwnCloud – migrate sqlite to MySQL
OwnCloud is a simple and great solution for working with files online, especially as you do have it on your own machine. It offers WebDAV, Sync clients and it’s extendable by a couple of plugins. In short, I am convinced of the concept. It’s easy to set up and you don’t even need a MySQL server for a […]
Men are simple. That’s an old statement, maybe you’ve heard it quite a couple of times, but it’s not far off the truth – and I have to know that, as I am a man by myself. We do not have twenty pairs of shoes piling up at home. Usually we just wear the ones we have as […]