Monthly Archives: June 2018

Flying away

I’m going to Japan for a while. Please stay tuned: I will post as soon as I get settled. I need to resolve a wedding! In the meantime, I’m reading you 🙂 Advertisements

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macOS and Mac annoyance list

Because not everything out there is Linux. This is a collection of solutions to problems I found while using the bitten apple products. One important issue is always how to write files on an NTFS drive. You can read them but … Continue reading

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The water wedding (XVIII)

– Do you see that hill? – The light is very scarce now. The moon started to rise but the sun is still there, resisting to disappear. The landscape is bathed on a bloody crepuscular light and a milky white … Continue reading

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Deployment Management Tools

I’m trying to grasp PXE booting from the professional point of view. Not that I need it: I can afford the luxury of installing a client by hand. But after having use cobbler and foreman, I feel like I need … Continue reading

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The water wedding (XVII)

Our car is now, somehow, more familiar to me than before. I have its schematics floating on the corner of my eye, so to say, and I gained the ability to predict its movement. Like now, bump. And here, bump. … Continue reading

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C++ time operations

It’s not that I’m programming now, but I’m somehow reviewing old techniques that I don’t use since my PhD. You can play with them. To create a delay of 20 seconds: // time delay #include <time.h>     time_t    … Continue reading

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The water wedding (XVI)

– Nice to have you back, my love. – I try to focus, and for a moment, I see just a moving skeleton in front of me, surrounding by blue and shinny straight lines that look like a cartoon drawing … Continue reading

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