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 (https://atom.io) 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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iTerm2 a tool you must have

Posted on Thu 04 August 2011 in misc • Tagged with console, iTerm, iTerm2, Lion, Mac, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X Lion

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I was using iTerm since I bought my Mac and was very happy with the tool. It is stable and worked well for me. It has nice features like full screen mode on Snow Leopard but after the update to Mac OS X 10.7 alias Lion the full screen …


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Virtualization in general, for technicans and business people.

Posted on Wed 27 April 2011 in misc • Tagged with KVM, server consolidating, Virtualization, VMware, Xen

In this article I will explain what is meant by the buzzword Virtualization and how this can improve your IT environment in the VMware/XEN/KVM context.

One thing which Virtualization is not, it's magic. Many consultants are trying to explain it's as a total new technology and big improvement …


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Setup bridge device on CentOS

Posted on Tue 19 April 2011 in misc • Tagged with CentOS, KVM

Howto setup a bridge device on CentOS or Fedora.

If you need to bring your KVM VM's into the same local area network like your host is in you need to configure a bridge device.

  1. Install all needed packages:

    yum install bridge-utils

    yum install tunctl

  2. Disable NetworkManager and enable network …


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