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Michael Mair-Keimberger
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computer enthusiast, geek, windsurfer, gentoo user
computer enthusiast, geek, windsurfer, gentoo user

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games depending on pulseaudio
I haven't posted something for quite some time. However, since every now and then I have some idea which i would like to share, I forced myself to start writing again. Hope i can keep up with new posts as new ideas come up in my mind. Today i would like to ...

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removing old backups
Ever had to think about how to remove old backups? Like you want to keep the last 30 backups? Whenever i had to think about a solution to this i though about something with " find -mtime ". However, this only works when backups were made constantly on a dai...

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removing old backups
Ever had to think about how to remove old backups? Like you want to keep the last 30 backups? Whenever i had to think about a solution to this i though about something with " find -mtime ". However, this only works when backups were made constantly on a dai...

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testing is fun (binpkg-multi-instance)
Since version 2.2.19 (now 2.2.20) portage implemented a feature called binpkg-multi-instance . This is a feature which i was looking for quite some time. In the last days i had some time and i decided to test it. The feature itself brings the ability to por...

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less gentoo rsync output
Ever thought how to silence rsync when doing emerge --sync (or eix-sync). Sure, it's nice when we get lots of information. But it's like with compiling packages - The first few years it's amazing looking at the terminal while it's compiling the latest stuff...

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flashing android mobiles on gentoo
This is just a quick tip in case you ever want to flash a mobile phone on gentoo. If you look at the cyanogenmod howto [1] (in my case for a nexus s) you'll see that you need the tools " adb " and " fastboot " which usually comes with the android sdk. Natur...

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jumping directly into found results in menuconfig
For those who still use menuconfig for configuring their kernel - there's a neat trick which let you jump directly into a found result. For example you would like to add a new driver. Usually you go into menuconfig and start searching for it with the " / " ...

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kmscon - next generation virtual terminals
KMSCON is a simple terminal emulator based on linux kernel mode setting (KMS). It can replace the in-kernel VT implementation with a userspace console. It's a pretty new project and still very experimental. Even though gentoo provides a ebuild its rather ru...

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howto - openvpn on gentoo
Today i gonna show you how to setup openvpn with self signed certificates and it's clients via cli or networkmanager (both using openvpn). I did made such setup a few days ago and i though i'll share my experience. Server configuration: Software: I assume y...

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using tor with chromium - howto
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