Blog

If you were looking for something specific you probably got redirected here from an old link to my (now gone) drupal blog. I migrated all the pages & blog entries to this blog, so just use the search here to find what you were looking for.

Yet another new iteration of my private webpage

Finally got around to set up a new CMS/blog - since getting a bit fed up with drupal (and php).

postfix, sasl and some upper case letters...

So I was trying to figure out why i kept getting this error:

A little useful addition for ssh login (from putty) to my .bashrc / .bash_profile

A while ago I was getting increasingly annoyed with encoding problems through ssh - especially when using putty from windows to access my box with filenames,.. in de_AT.UTF-8 - so I was constantly setting locale back to 'C' or something similar.
And well since I am lazy I did look for a way to make that happen automatically -- unfortunately I didn't find a -reasonably easy- way to see if I am using putty. But at least you can find out if you are logged in through ssh or not. So here's a little code snippet I added to my .bashrc to save myself from garbled console output:

Server monitoring with monit (dbmail, openfire, postfix, ..)

I just added some more server monitoring using monit to my server so I thought I'd share a bit of the config in case someone else has a use for it.

HexChat update breaks favourite channels + script to fix it

Ok I've been very lazy blog-wise .. I shall try to better myself .. ;)