dammIT

A rantbox

Sun 20 April 2014

Planet mobile

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Sixteen years ago I had a pda. Not one of those nifty Palm devices or expensive Psion's. No, a regular organizer; a little electronic device with a whopping 128KB of storage which you could fold shut like a litte book. Opened, it provided a nice little qwerty-keyboard and about 4 …

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Sun 06 April 2014

Converting Mercurial to Git(hub)

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm a fan of version control systems, as they allow me to thinker with my files (both source code and text files with notes and such) to my heart's delight without having to worry about thing getting lost. I can change and update programs, websites and such and can see …

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Sun 23 March 2014

Fixing samba on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty)

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I recently built a new at-home server, which basically is just a self-built NAS. Sharing via NFS worked immediately and other services were set up soon after.

Then came Samba. Samba (or smb) is used for Windows shares, but in our home our Linux-based NAS speaks the protocol with things …

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Sat 01 March 2014

Making vim even more cool

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

vim, the final editor. Well, for some people at least. People like me, we like to type their files, code and more inside of dark-coloured windows, mainly terminals and do not really care if those files are local on their laptop, on the server at their feet or on some …

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