I needed to backup my data, rsync is the right tool for that. But since it has so many options, I look out for a graphical user interface, that could set up my settings. I found it at grsync.
I am more than satisfied with my Macbook Pro, but I am still quite fond of working with Linux. I saw a cheap opportunity, and assembled a nice micro barebone. Runs perfectly. The Intel NUC need only RAM and disk storage. I chose the NUC6I5SYH, thus it offers me to use a fast NAND storage for the OS (M.2 22x80) and a 1 TB Fusion drive for storage.
Every three months, security compliance requires to change the password. This also applies for the proxy authentication. If you have a bunch of tools, like Eclipse, IntelliJ or any other applications that needs proxy auth for updates and access, it can be a hassle to change the settings in all applications. For Windows, cntlm is a relief. It stands between your applications and the corporate proxy, adding NTLM authentication on-the-fly. So basically you change the auth data only for cntlm, and all other applications using it to bypass the proxy.
If you have JBoss EAP or Wildfly and you are using Java 8, you will receive in the logs, this warning:
I had to do some scripting. You can query the rpm database with a wildcard pattern. The output is stored in a variable
This is a small snippet to check the release version of Red Hat Linux.
I have to write some lightweight python programmes for rhel. I was wandering how to compile all python source files (*.py) in a my source directory.
My old Dell Latitude Notebook, 150 GB, 2 GB RAM, Intel Celeron, mainly used for writing stuff, needed a face lift. So I searched for a minimal Linux distribution based on apt. I found Bodhi, the Enlightened Linux Distribution. Bodhi is built on top of the latest Ubuntu LTS release featuring the Moksha Desktop.