I found this page explaining how to use eduroam with wcid: http://www.cms.hu-berlin.de/dl/netze/wlan/config/eduroam/linux-wicd/ I modified the script found there a little: I modified the script a little bit: name = EAP-TTLS author = Enno Groeper version = 1 require identity *Identity anonymous_identity *Anonymous_Identity proto *Protocol pairwise *Encryption password *Password optional ca_cert *Path_to_CA_Cert protected password *Password ----- Continue reading →

Chrome Caching JavaScript Files When Debugging

Oh my ... I just wasted an hour to notice that Chrome caches JavaScript files! I was debugging a web application changing something on a static JavaScript file. When looking at the file in the built-in debugging suite those changes where not visible. Accessing the file directly revealed that those changes were present. I looked Continue reading →

Hadoop: Secondary Sort / Sort by Value

Explanation should be extended ... but the essentials are described here: * http://www.riccomini.name/Topics/DistributedComputing/Hadoop/SortByValue/ and here: * http://www.mail-archive.com/core-user@hadoop.apache.org/msg05675.html Also have a look at the example here: * https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-4545 * https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12396159/h4545.patch Now they do a good job explaining how, but something I was not clear about was why do we need a Partitioner. Should the Comparator set Continue reading →

Citations III & Parody

This statement was made by Gary Marshal (Read more: http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/google-s-1-do-not-like-939357#ixzz1OC8sxK6p) concerning Google's "+1 Button": Right-wing creationist nut-jobs can have interesting things to say about iPads; I don't want their input in my political or science searches, thanks very much. Furthermore I found this page, which I thought was pretty funny at the time: http://thecontentfarm.tumblr.com/ I Continue reading →

Citation II

Sometimes it is amazing what people say: Ähnlich äußerte sich der amerikanische Präsident Harry Truman, als er sagte: "Mich interessiert nicht, ob er mit Ziegen fickt. Wenn er uns hilft, benutzen wir ihn." from: http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/usa-heimat-fuer-nazi-taeter-uncle-sam-und-seine-nuetzliche-nazis-1.1024754-2


This is a pretty funny quote: Auch die Medien wirken ihm zufolge als Schutzraum. "Kleine MP3-Player fungieren als mobile Ohrenschnuller, die einen umsäuseln." from http://sueddeutsche.de/karriere/studie-zur-jugendkultur-generation-biedermeier-1.998533-2

Conjugate Latin Verbs

For all of us who need to conjungate Latin verbs every now and then: http://arts.cuhk.edu.hk/~lha/Latin_vocab/alphabete.html

Some fun youtube videos

Axis of Awesome - 4 Four Chord Song (with song titles) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pidokakU4I The Best Stewart Ever !! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOJ40U9nQl0

AS400 Codepages

OK, as I am from Germany I had trouble finding the right code page when using the iSeries Client Access printer emulation. It turned out that 1252 was the right one. Also the code page for the 5250 emulation would we 273.

How to configure cygwin for sshd

This was needed to setup the ssh server for cygwin (http://mugurel.sumanariu.ro/windows/how-to-configure-cygwin-for-sshd/): 1. Download cygwin from http://cygwin.com/. Run the setup program and select the packages you want. The simplest thing to do is to get the default packages that are selected for you by the installer, plus “cygrunsrv” from the admin category and “openssh” from the net Continue reading →