Note: The following is an idea that has only just occurred to me and I feel the need to write as fast as possible. Unless I am mistaken the core theory of quantum computing is that a Quantum Computer (Q. Computer) generates all possible (or at least billions) of conceivable answers to a problem and… Continue reading Theory of quantum software generation
The following is a list of Linux server software that is used in many, many situations to provide infrastructure to other services. If you want to be a sys admin you must know these. OpenSSH: This server is used to provide authenticated command line access to remote servers. Additionally it can also be used to… Continue reading Core Linux servers
I just read an article on this matter and feel that this message must be spread as far as possible
After my last post I started working on a prototype for a podcast client that supports what I am talking about. If I work at a good pace I ought to have a beta out around the end of this month.
In recent months I have started listening to various podcast via Amarok. The problem is when a host assumes that I listen from a web browser and have the show notes in front of me. I have simple idea on how to fix this though. Either add a tag to the RSS standard (or re… Continue reading A suggestion to improve podcasting.
The two commands that I cannot stand to run consecutively are mkdir and cd. It’s a little thing but I despise creating a directory and then entering it with a second command so I wrote a /bin/zsh function to combine them. If you want to do the same add the following into your .zshrc file:… Continue reading mkcd: My favourite script
I just suffered a massive data loss due to using btrfs on my PC; Do not let yourself be next! Avoid btrfs at all cost!
A quick list of things that I am looking at writing about. Bug fixing on LibreOffice, KDE and other open source projects. How I get the most out of my computer (shell scripts, KDE setup, server config, etc). Draw attention to non-action graphic novels. Music history / reviews (mostly prog rock and euro metal). Pros… Continue reading Topics I might write about
I was going to write an epic post about my struggles to add a custom CSS class to my WordPress theme so I can better display code and commands in my posts. As it turned out though there is a plugin for that called Simple Custom CSS. Install this by going to Plugins -> Add… Continue reading Custom CSS for WordPress
In this part I will explain how to further improve the server’s security by replacing traditional passwords with public key authentication. Before deciding to follow this tutorial please consider the following problem: While replacing passwords with private/public key pairs is an enormous improvement in security it also requires specially preparing your workstation for logging into… Continue reading Securing SSH on Linux Part 2