Tag Archives: rant

In Kassel People don’t know about entering / leaving the train …

I assume that I am have a few prejudices concerning people living in Kassel. When you want to leave the subway they will simply stand in the door opening staring at you. What about stepping aside so people can actually leave the train? No way! You sometimes have to shove them away! I come from […]

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I’m in a bad mood …

I mean … really bad mood … and it does not help when everybody you talk to says “Boy, your in a bad mood!”, does it? …

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NFS mess

I could not stop thinking of the NFS problems that arose while moving the home directory out of the Xen server, so I googled, tried something and restarted services and machines countless times. Turns out that it is a bad idea to mix host and wildcard declarations on shares in /etc/exports, as the damn thing […]

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This is how I felt before the weekend …

I was looking forward to seeing Nicole, yet, she managed to disappoint all my expectations and hopes by picking up some guy two feet away from me while we were on a single party. Yes, I know how stupid it was to go on a single party with her and her friends … I did […]

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This weekend I badly bounced from Windows …

My father needed a hardware upgrade so we bought some neat stuff and I managed to get everything back up after installing the new hardware. I just got a few bruises when realizing that Windows (in this case 2000 Professional) does not fall back to a generic driver for the mainboard chipset, if the installed […]

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Mankind still goes down the drain …

see Spiegel.de

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Crappy Linux Laptop/Dual Head and autodetection support

Another example for how much the current configuration of x.org sucks. Why does it have to be so hard?!?! Would it not be possible to just reinitialize the graphics card? Furthermore, why can’t I tell X.org about my german keyboard and mouse (it has a wheel + extra buttons) and let it autodetect all other […]

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Where is the admin interface for Open-Xchange?

SLOX had an administration interface for OX, however the open source version is lacking one. The /umin servlet only allows to change the personal settings and searching through the official forums I only found ATFrogs. Unfortunately it does not have support for adding / editing users … o_O hmm seems like there is no good […]

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