How I did start using FreeBSD

Posted on Thu 27 December 2018 in FreeBSD • Tagged with FreeBSD

My start with FreeBSD on a DEC Alpha

When I was sorting out some old photos, I came over one showing my old Alpha 800. I found it at my father’s company when I was still in school. They didn't use it anymore back in that days and I …

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Back to SubEthaEdit

Posted on Thu 27 December 2018 in misc • Tagged with Mac, Editor

I was very happy because of the annoucement that SubEthaEdit will have a future! I was using it for a long time, since I bought my first Mac back in 2008 or so. It was a very good editor and did a good job for serveral years on my Mac …

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Atom editor review

Posted on Thu 29 March 2018 in misc • Tagged with Atom, Mac, Editor, Linux, Windows

The GitHub Inc. has released the Atom editor ( some time ago. It is a nice editor with some basic IDE functionality. Based on the first experiences it is a stable peace of software with a fast interface. The most basic features you would like to see in …

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Set a custom PATH for the fish shell

Posted on Sat 10 February 2018 in misc • Tagged with fish, Mac

To use the mac ports system for custom software on MacOS you need to modify your local PATH variable for your used shell. For bash this is done in the ~/.profile configuration.

To archive the same if you're using the fish shell, you should use set -U fish_user_paths $fish_user_paths /opt …

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Ansible Tower codebase released opensource by RedHat

Posted on Sun 10 September 2017 in Ansible

It took two years but now RedHat opensourced the code of Ansible Tower. Thats awesome! The Project is released on GitHub named Ansible AWX. Since Ansible itself was open source from beginning. The graphical user interface Tower was released under a closed source license until now.

Ansible is a very …

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Migrating my Blog to Pelican

Posted on Mon 28 August 2017 in Blogging

If you visited my Blog in the past, you may have noticed the design changes. It is not only the design that changed. I replaced the system for generating the Webpage.

Since I am a lacy guy I used Wordpress up to now. It was a better solution than the …

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Django still one of my most loved tools to get things done

Posted on Tue 15 March 2016 in Python • Tagged with coding, Django, programming, Python

Since I never would call me a developer this is just a short article why I still love the Django framework for some years now.

Most of my daily work is done on the command line and with automated tasks since tools like Puppet and later Ansible got popular. For …

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Review of my first FreeBSD Workshop in Landshut on 15 May 2015

Posted on Sun 17 May 2015 in FreeBSD • Tagged with FreeBSD,, workshop

Last Friday I held the first FreeBSD workshop in our new location in Landshut. It was a lot of fun for the 12 participant and me.

The first workshop introduced the FreeBSD basics and the installation procedure. It was a hands on workshop which means that everyone had …

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FreeBSD event in Landshut - Germany

Posted on Mon 13 April 2015 in FreeBSD • Tagged with FreeBSD, Installparty, workshop

Today I want to announce that I will organize a small FreeBSD workshop on 15 May 2015 in our new location in Landshut near Munich, Germany. The is a center of IT-companies and software developers. My company called BayCIX is one of the five founders of …

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Run KeePass with mono on FreeBSD 10.1

Posted on Fri 16 January 2015 in FreeBSD • Tagged with FreeBSD, KeePass, mono, security

Using a password safe can make the life much easier. You can store your passwords encrypted for each service and if you need a new password, there is a password generator included as well.

To have the same password safe on all Linux/Mac/BSD machines you can use KeePass …

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