Posts from 2011-04
The Cisco / Linksys PAP2T lets you connect your analogue phones to VoIP services via SIP.
How to configure it: http://spakonfig.de/
Currently it costs ~40 EUR in Germany: http://geizhals.at/deutschland/a212387.html
An alternative is the Cisco SPA-3102 which also connects your phone to a classical landline connection (for failover /...
I got the following error message when trying to open a network interface for capture using Wireshark on Mac OS X (Wireshark 1.5.1 Intel 64 beta and 1.4.6 Intel 64 show this behaviour):
There are no interfaces on which a capture can be done.
To solve the problem open a Terminal and...
Today the spider of the Archive was accessing my site. It looks like this in the server logs:
184.108.40.206 - - [28/Apr/2011:07:12:07 +0200] "GET /robots.txt HTTP/1.1" 200 864 "-" "ia_archiver(OS-Wayback)" 220.127.116.11 - - [28/Apr/2011:07:12:07 +0200] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 86476 "-" "ia_archiver(OS-Wayback)"
So the referer is
- and the user...
This post is about GLCD2USB by Till Harbaum, a free electronics project to connect (ks0108 based) graphic LCDs via USB to a PC (or to a OpenWrt router in my case).
All parts ready to shop in a Reichelt Shopping Cart (Germany). A cheaper variant of the LCD can be...
I found the following problem in the apache2 error log:
[Tue Apr 26 21:47:31 2011] [warn] [client 18.104.22.168] mod_fcgid: HTTP request length 132101 (so far) exceeds MaxRequestLen (131072), referer: http://example.com/upload.php?post_id=38&type=image&
It can occur when uploading a file that is too large on an Apache web server with mod_fcgid enabled. The solution...
.ipk file is basically just a
.tar.gz file. So you can unpack it using the
tar xvfz some-package.ipk # or with newer tar versions: tar -xf some-package.ipk
Some .ipk files may also be of a different archive format so that you need the following command to unpack:
This is a nice thing to do if you are in a hotel and want to redistribute a single WiFi connection to other computers.
The setup works as follows: The WiFi with the SSID
Telekom is the one being provided in the hotel. Here we can connect to it without encryption,...
To disable the the Firefox cache on the disk (SSD) and move it to your RAM, follow these steps:
- Go to
- as well as
You can check what the cache is doing by going to
noatime option on the root filesystem
- The web based server administration tool Webmin includes a module for BIND http://doxfer.webmin.com/Webmin/BINDDNSServer
- WeBBind http://www.afn.org/~afn23397
- DNS Control http://r00tshell.com/dns-control.
The code is on https://github.com/jmazzi/dns-control.
- ProBIND http://probind.sourceforge.net/
- mysqlBind http://openisp.net/openisp/mysqlBind
- BIND DLZ on Rails https://github.com/kennethkalmer/bind-dlz-on-rails
- zoner http://pypi.python.org/pypi/zoner/ (TurboGears Python WebApp)
- CyberDNS http://packetcloud.net/index.php/cyberdns-bind/ (Django Python WebApp)
About the Hardware
The TP-Link TL-WR1043ND contains a great set of hardware for its price:
|Atheros AR9132@400MHz (MIPS)||32MB||8MB||4+1||Yes||1 x 2.0||Yes||Yes|
Please refer to http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-wr1043nd#hardware for further details on the hardware.
My hardware version is (DE)v1.0.
iSCSI is a software system (may be implemented in hardware) to mount remote block level devices locally. It does not provide a remote filesystem and thus is independent of the filesystem you might want to use on top of it.
iSCSI Target : PC that offers a block device to be...
The Seagate FreeAgent DockStar
You can install Debian on the Seagate FreeAgent DockStar. There was a time when the device cost only ~ 20 EUR. Currently it is at 50 EUR in Germany.
- Debian Howto: http://jeff.doozan.com/debian/
- German PDF ~20 pages: http://evilx99.ev.funpic.de/linux/ThinClient/DockStar/Seagate%20FreeAgent%20DockStar.pdf
- Good German HowTo: http://mein.homelinux.com/wiki/dockstar:installationsanleitung_debian
- One More German HowTo: http://www.mikrocontroller.net/articles/DockstarDebianSqueeze
Via the System Preferences: Network pane
- Go to System Preferences → Network.
- Click on Ethernet (or AirPort)
- Click on the Configuration Wheel → Duplicate Service...
You can now configure each instance with different settings, and you're done.
On the Terminal
If you just need to quickly assign an IP/subnet alias to an interface, you can do...
The goal of this article is to describe how to setup your own DNS server to serve the domain name service entries for a TLD (
example.com). In the last part of the article I describe how to increase the speed of the system and the security in...
This can be solved by simply installing the package
su apt-get install syslogd
Installation of the Tool download_speed-to-fritz.sh
First, get the script
download_speed-to-fritz.sh. Run it and install all required tools.
cd ~/Downloads wget https://freetzlinux.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/freetzlinux/download_speed-to-fritz.sh.tar.gz tar -xf download_speed-to-fritz.sh.tar.gz ./download_speed-to-fritz.sh
Configuration and Firmware Creation
- Choose Hardware Type → Speedport W900V
- Select a special AVM firmware → yes, choose 7170 19138 - pre-release
Exit the menuconfig and the firmware creation will begin.
- Rename the shellscript from
.command, then associate it with Terminal.app
- Use Platypus to create a .app from the shellscript
This is a great tool to turn scripts (shell, perl, python) into an OS X application. Many features supported!
Fix this error: warning: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied
Problem: The password that I used to authenticate for the SMTP server was rejected:
Apr 5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd: connect from client.com[ww.xx.yy.zz] Apr 5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd: warning: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied Apr 5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd: warning: SASL authentication failure: Password...
If you take a look at the status report page of a Drupal 7 installation on Debian squeeze you might notice that the PECL Upload Progress Library is reported to be missing. Here is how to get it installed:
su # pecl is contained in the package php-pear and needs...
Did you ever want to create a backup of both, your drupal 7 installation files and the associated mysql database? Here is how you can do it with almost no configuration.
#!/bin/sh ############################################################################# # ...
Say you have a bunch of .tar.gz files, each representing a certain version of a program source code. If you want to compare their contents and see what changed, git would help a lot.
So I wrote a script that would do the work for me and create a repository for...
mod_pagespeed is an apache2 module made by Google to improve the speed of website delivery.
Download of the 32 bit version:
Download of the 64 bit version:
Installation of the package:
dpkg -i mod-pagespeed-beta_current_*.deb apt-get -f install
If you like, change
/etc/apache2/mods-available/pagespeed.conf. according to...