As a fan of BTRFS, I love doing snapshots to keep things arranged during updates. FreeNAS offers ZFS which should do the same. Tested, works and good for backing up my Mac using TimeMachine. Things went smooth until the disk got a little filled up: # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on timemachine 39G 39G […]
Skype uses SQLite too! Even if you don’t believe it, but it’s one of the most handy things for getting data structured; But as every database, even sqlite needs some love every now and then. On a linux box, the databases of Skype are in ~/.Skype// and their extension is .db; Contacts, Logs and all that jazz in […]
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 […]
My mailserver got some nice features to fight spam. One of them is the well known filter SpamAssassin, being the last line of defense here. In theory, a nifty setup, if you kill quite some spam and leave the rest to SpamAssassin. But trust me, if SpamAssassin doesn’t get enough spam, it literally starves due to the lack […]
Lately, working with Windows 7 I noticed a cruel transmission rate of 200 B/s while fetching a file from a local server over a highspeed connection. No, I didn’t have a typing error in there, it’s 200 Bytes per second; that’s even slower than GPRS! I guess we agree on the fact that there’s something wrong on the […]
After the last KDE Update an annoying message popped up at login here, showing me my last login time. Pretty uncool if you want your system to do its stuff automatically without confirmation of such dialogs. So I did a small research about where that bugger comes from. So far I didn’t find much in the KDE land.