All posts tagged with 'Linux'

Linux: Persistent wake-on-lan


Just a quick reminder for myself: You need to enable wake-on-lan on the nic in most linux distributions via ethtool. If your nic supports WOL, it probably needs to be enabled in your computers BIOS first. Most WOL tools use the “MagicPacket(tm)” method, so the right command to enable it on the nic “eth0” would […]

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Recursively md5sum all files in a directory tree


After a server crash a wanted to compare all actual files with the backuped data. An easy way is to compare the md5 hashes like that: First create recursively md5 hashes from all files in that directory: find ./backup -type f -print0 | xargs -0 md5sum > /checksums_backup.md5find ./backup -type f -print0 | xargs -0 […]

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3 days with Linux


Since Tuesday i installed Debian Linux 4 times on my new Dell Vostro 200. The choice of hardware was kinda stupid. I thought, well this thing is not a special thingy but plain standard. Well, seems, it isn’t. The first setback was, that the Debian installer booted from CD-Rom but didn’t recognize it afterwards. Yippie… […]

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I care.


Tante did it again and wrote a wity rant agains “CrApple”, read it here. This post among a lots of other things that i recently experienced with OS X 10.5.x on my MacBook and my PPC iMac lead me to one conclusion: Just try it linux for the desktop once again. The last time i […]

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