In a Unix/Linux context, the term “automount” is often interpreted as the automatic on-demand mounting of devices or remote filesystems as soon as a controlled path is accessed: the actual mounting is deferred to the moment the path is first accessed. Or in other words: only when it is needed. But what if we want… Continue reading Automatic mounting of known removable media with systemd in non-graphical environments
How Apple (and Avahi) effectively killed CUPS’ printer discovery for enterprise Linux environments
Not saying that you fell for clickbait but this is going to be a quite opinionated piece that didn’t go anywhere next to the scrutiny a LWN article would have gone and merely represents a summary of my findings on this particular topic so far.
A sorted channels setup with a LG 42LB671V TV and a USALS motorized satellite dish
My LG 42LV671V TV is capable of receiving multiple satellites in a USALS motorized satellite setup. However, there are bugs and deficits in LG’s firmware and the correct order of steps to perform to get a proper channel list is not trivial.
My FOSDEM 2014 presentation on python-netsnmpagent
I just held Sunday’s first lightning talk on python-netsnmpagent at FOSDEM 2014. Unfortunately they had camera problems, so no recording, sorry. In case you’re interested in the slides, here you go: Slides from my FOSDEM 2014 presentation on python-netsnmpagent
You’ve always been a DevOps at home – sort of
In a previous post, I was making a call for HomeOps, the application of DevOps principles to SOHO (small and home office) scenarios as well. I’ve listed a number of arguments. Here’s another one.
LinuxCon Europe 2011 in Prague
I’m currently at the Linux Foundation’s LinuxCon Europe 2011 conference in Prague. I’ve been to the Collaboration Summit in San Francisco earlier this year, too, and I’m pleasantly surprised by the quality of the talks so far. This year’s talks seem to be a lot focussed on btrfs and ext4:
When OS lifecycle becomes a burden, agileness becomes key
The very moment you start running a service of what kind ever, you will face yourself being exposed to the concepts and release cycles of the software underlying your service. In the case of Linux, among other issues this results in the question of what type of Linux distribution you deploy on your servers. The… Continue reading When OS lifecycle becomes a burden, agileness becomes key