Archive for the 'Programming' Category


Sunday, March 5th, 2006

I have always have setup the MTA on my local server to do local delivereies only (it only listens on! I have never realy needed to send mail from it. I was browseing debian packages when I found esmpt; a relay only MTA. I thought that it would be perfect for me. It is […]

installing a DNS Server

Sunday, March 5th, 2006

I am connected to the super highway via a speedtouch 510 ADSL modem. I used the DNS and DCHP features of the modem. The problem? well the modem doesn’t support MX type DNS queries. so I can’t send email from by server becuase I can never look up the recipents mail server 🙁 Now bind9 […]

Cool Obfuscated T-Shirt

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

I found this cool t-shirt with an even cooler piece of obfuscated perl code in the shape of the O’Reilly camel! A great piece of code.


Saturday, January 28th, 2006

I haven’t been a good blogger the past week or so 🙁 I logged in in today to find 95 comments awaiting moderation! 93 were spam! is that just me or is that ALOT of spam?

DTracing Linux Userspace using BrandZ

Monday, December 19th, 2005

Adam Leventhal (one of the DTrace developers) was in volved in making DTrace work for BrandZ. He’s written a blog entry on using this combination to have a look at the “top issue” (why is it that whenever you run top, the top process is top?). The blog entry shows how using DTrace and OpenSolaris […]

At last, I convert my rm files with vsound

Friday, December 16th, 2005

vsound allows you to record the output of any standard OSS program (one that uses /dev/dsp for sound) without having to modify or recompile the program. It uses the same idea as the esddsp wrapper from the Enlightened Sound Daemon (in fact, vsound is based on esddsp). That is, it preloads a library that intercepts […]

Button Maker

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

There is a really cool web site that creates those lovely web buttons Check it out…. I am off to make lots of buttons 🙂


Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

I am have been reading a lot about other peoples ideas as to why Ubuntu is so successfully! I would like to add my two cents 🙂 I think the only thing in which Ubuntu differs from debian is the availability of certain packages that are basically “cool” or useful! I have been using Debian […]

Siemens CX75

Monday, December 5th, 2005

I finaly got myself a new phone! After alot of research I ended up choseing the CX75. It has a nice display, RsMMC slot, bluethooth, mp3 support and a blogging client (havent tried it yet). I must admit that I am very happy with the phone and recomend anyone looking for a mid-range phone to […]

Spell checker for WordPress

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

I want to know how something so vital is missing from WordPress. Dokuwiki has an impressive spellchecker base on a mixture of aspell at the server side and AJAX at the client side.