Posts from 2011-12
brew install aqbanking # ↑ At the time of writing (2011-12-28) this will get you AqBanking v5.0.16
Now set up your ING-DiBa online banking account (needs activated HBCI interface):
ktoblzcheck 50010517 5400040302 aqhbci-tool4 --help aqhbci-tool4...
German Tax ID – Calculate the Check Sum using Python/ Steuer-Identifikationsnummer – Prüfsummenberechnung mit Python
Calculate the Check Sum for a German Tax ID number using Python:
#!/usr/local/env python # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- class CalcCheckCipher(object): @staticmethod def getCheckCipher( idnrString): ...
The REINER SCT cyberJack RFID komfort is a smartcard and RFID card reader popular in Germany as it supports the German identity card and its RFID technology. Here are my notes on the device, some tweaks and how to use it.
As of 2011-12-28 I'm having a couple of problems with...
When trying to install a large software package (haskell-platform and / or ghc) Homebrew didn't want to continue with the installation because of some strage error. To my surprise, Google didn't reveal any hints to other users who had this problem too!
Here are the symptoms:
philipp@lion:$ brew install ghc --devel...
EncFS (on Wikipedia) – a FUSE filesystem – can help encrypt cloud synced folders (using business proof AES or Blowfish algorithms). It operates on smaller blocks (not a single big file) and thus works well with Dropbox, because when only one decrypted file is changed, it won't...
Delete your users's Dropbox settings and the Dropbox folder itself:
rm -rf ~/.dropbox rm -rf ~/.dropbox-dist rm ~/Dropbox
Also remove the dropbox package installed on your machine:
sudo apt-get remove nautilus-dropbox
If you want to start a certain desktop environment when connecting to a Ubuntu Linux machine running a FreeNX or NeatX NX server, you have to change the command to be run remotely:
For a 2D Unity session:
For a 2D Gnome session:
This is an iMacros script to extract transaction details on the online banking website of the German branch of the bank ING-DiBa. As this is mostly interesting to Germans, the following blog post is in German. If you want to read it in English, consider translating it using Google...
You can upgrade Lion's version of rsync (2.6.9) to 3.x (currently 3.0.9) via Homebrew:
brew install https://raw.github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-dupes/master/rsync.rb
Backing up a remote folder to a local one works like this then:
rsync -avz -e ssh firstname.lastname@example.org:/var/www/ /var/www/
- History of the Homebrew Formula
- (Outdated) info on rsync 3.0.x on Mac OS X:...
I was trying this with Fuse4X on Mac OS X:
cd ~/Downloads git clone git://github.com/richizo/google-storage-fs.git pip install fusepy pip install boto mkdir ~/mountpoint ~/Downloads/google-storage-fs/src/gsfs.py -f ../gsfs.ini ~/mountpoint
I didn't know what to do when I encountered this problem:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "./gsfs.py", line 48, in...
echo "deb http://debian.yacy.net ./" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yacy.list sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install yacy
This will also set up a startup script
The search site will be available on http://localhost:8090/.