First very basic MQTT Mac App

Posted on Sun 22 July 2012 in IoT • Tagged with Mac, MQTT

Since I had to bring my self up to speed with all this fancy M2M stuff our developers doing right now I started a small project by my own to learn something about MQTT and M2M communication.

My application is a very basic Objective-C application for Mac based on the …

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Install Eclipse C/C++ Juno on Mac OS X

Posted on Sat 07 July 2012 in Mac • Tagged with C++, Eclipse, Mac, mac os x, programming


This tutorial will explain how to install and use Eclipse C/C++ with Mac OS X. I wrote a tutorial for Windows 7 some time ago because you need to install some additional software to be able to compile your programs. With Mac OS X this should be more …

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Boxer a dos emulator for Mac OS X

Posted on Sat 07 July 2012 in Mac • Tagged with boxer, emulator, games

These days I stumbled over a nice DOS emulator for Mac OS X to play some retro games called boxer.

It's free and most of the games you know from the 90's are free downloadable from the internet now.

For example I found the shareware battleship I knew from my …

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Use LDAP for authentication with OpenERP

Posted on Fri 22 June 2012 in OpenERP • Tagged with ldap, openerp

Install LDAP authentication module:

You need to install the module for authentication. It's quite as easy as every installation in OpenERP. I am using OpenERP 6 an the module was available.

Navigate to: Settings-> Modules -> Enable all the Buttons to search for extra packages, too like shown in the screenshot …

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GNUbLIN another ARM Board

Posted on Wed 30 May 2012 in Embedded Devices • Tagged with arm, embedded, gnublin

I am quite interested in all the ARM stuff. It's everywhere around us in all this nice and powerful smartphones, cameras, routers and other devices. When I saw an advertisement in the German Linux Magazine I ordered one of this small boards called GNUbLIN. It's a project created by the …

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Very nice blog

Posted on Wed 30 May 2012 in Security • Tagged with Apache, http, SSH

Some time ago I wrote two articles about tunneling HTTP traffic through a SSH session or OpenVPN. This is useful if you need to secure your webtraffic in an untrusted network.

Today I found this blog:

You should review it, there are some nice articles. I …

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Gimp 2.8 for Mac

Posted on Mon 28 May 2012 in Mac • Tagged with foss, free software, gimp, graffic, Mac, photo

Gimp 2.8.0 is available for Mac OS X now.

You need to have XQuartz installed on your Mac for the new Gimp version.

Why should you upgrade to Gimp 2.8 ? For me there is one major change I am waiting for years now. The one window mode …

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How to publish an open source software?

Posted on Fri 25 May 2012 in Blogging • Tagged with foss, free software, opensource

There are millions of free and open source software available at the internet. Most are done by private persons in their spare time. Some bigger are supported by companies or organizations like the Apache foundation.

This blog post is about how and where you can publish your software source code …

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Torproject needs your help

Posted on Fri 18 May 2012 in Security • Tagged with Tor, torproject, torservers

In this email to the public world the tor projects is asking for help in testing and improving the QA process of the Tor-Bundle.

As you maybe know I am a supporter of the tor project and spend some time in the past of writing some howtos to help improving …

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Posted on Fri 18 May 2012 in Blogging • Tagged with singint

This year I made it to the Sigint in Cologne/Germany. It is the third Sigint organized by the well known CCC (Chaos Computer Club). Since the congress at the end of the year in Berlin (28C3) became really big I am not so interested in it anymore. But Sigint …

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