Author Archives: bitsanddragons

About bitsanddragons

A traveller, an IT professional and a casual writer

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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The Liebster Award

Thank you so much thelilycafe for this nomination! Please do check out this lovely lady and give her a follow! The Rules Acknowledge the person who nominated you! Answer the 11 questions thelilycafe asked me about blogging. 11 random facts … Continue reading

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C++ data acquisition

These are snippets that I created some time ago, and since they are small, they don’t have their own space. To store on data.txt //store datach0 in a file #include <iostream> #include <fstream> ofstream *fout = new ofstream(“data.txt”,ios::app); fout->precision(14); *fout<<“datach0: … Continue reading

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Connecting issues (II)

Since last Friday, I don’t have again a stable network connection. I’m not completely offline, but I start to think it’s a curse. The curse of the crappy internet. No, seriously, no way I can write here and publish it … Continue reading

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Enable cockpit on a a new CentOS 7 foreman host

First we install the cockpit plugin in our foreman server cfore: cfore # > foreman-installer –enable-foreman-plugin-cockpit Installing Done [100%] [………………………………] Success! * Foreman is running at Initial credentials are admin / SOME-random-THING * Foreman Proxy is running at reading

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