Using OpenVPN with CAcert certificates

The goal was to setup a server that allowed authenticated users access to a VPN. Here are the important bits from server configuration:

port 1194proto udpdev tundh dh1024.pem server 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 ifconfig-pool-persist...

Continue Reading Add Comment November 12, 2007

Linux (Debian) on a Lenovo Thinkpad X61s

Most of the hardware on the Lenovo Thinkpad X61s works with the Debian standard kernel. The few things that require a bit of tweaking are described here.

 

Supported Hardware Components

CPU: Intel LV7500 Core2 Duo, 1.6 Ghz....

Continue Reading Add Comment August 03, 2007

Getting stack traces from exception objects in Eclipse debug mode

Eclipse allows custom formatters for variables displayed in the Debug view. This great feature can be used to print stack traces from exception objects:

java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream out = new java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream();...

Continue Reading Add Comment July 03, 2007

Fixing Ctrl-X B in Eclipse 3.3M4

Unfortunately Eclipse 3.3M3 broke the key-binding for 'Quick Switch Editor'. I stumbled across 'Quick Access' (Window -> Navigation) the other day by pressing Ctrl-E in a Mylar editor. It seems a bit slower but it offers a little...

Continue Reading Add Comment January 17, 2007

Using sipgate.de with Twinkle

After failing to get Ekiga or Kphone working with sipgate.de I have finally found a VOIP application for Linux that works with sipgate.de. Twinkle can be installed with apt-get in Debian/unstable and is straight forward to setup....

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Howto run OpenWRT on a Fritz!Box 7170 in a chroot environment

I recently got an AVM Fritz!Box and I was curious how much effort it would take to extend the Linux system running on the box. I had no incentive to replace the original firmware by a completely different image since it does...

Continue Reading Add Comment August 28, 2006

Displaying image galleries in Wordpress posts

After evaluating quite a few of the image gallery plug-ins for Wordpress I ended up using Photoshow. It has good documentation and a great user interface which makes it really easy to use. It even displays a progress bar when...

Continue Reading Add Comment July 30, 2006

Time Tracking patch for Trac 0.9.6 released

Today I uploaded an updated version of the Time Tracking patch. The patch has been improved significantly due to contributions by Magnus Sandberg. The following changes have been made:

The milestone page now show time tracking...

Continue Reading Add Comment July 29, 2006

Watching WMV movies in Konqueror

Konqueror would not play wmv videos with the mime type application/x-mplayer2 on my Debian system so I manually added the mime type to konqueror’s file associations which fixed the problem.

Here is a screenshot of the...

Continue Reading Add Comment July 18, 2006

First "official" release of the Trac connector

A preview release of the Mylar Trac Connector has been uploaded to the Mylar dev update site (Eclipse 3.2 only): download.eclipse.org/technology/mylar/update-site/dev. Please uninstall any releases installed from the update site...

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