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By Martin Scharm on June 21, 2013 at 8:13 pm
Once again I had to prepare a CV for an application. I’m using the moderncv package to create the CV in and I was always bothered about the title of the document. Today I spend some time to fix that.Using moderncv you can produce really fancy CV’s with very little effort. But unfortunately, by default […]
By Martin Scharm on January 16, 2013 at 4:08 am
encfs is a cryptographic file system. The principle is very easy, you “bind-mount” one directory (containing the crypt stuff) to another directory (where it’s unencrypted). Thus, you can share the encrypted stuff and nobody but you can read your data. So this system is excellent applicable for cloud services like Dropbox, which trap you with some space in the cloud “for free”, but want you to share your private data with them. In some <p>‘s we’ll see how to setup encfs for Dropbox, but let’s first take a look at encfs itself.
By Martin Scharm on September 17, 2012 at 10:48 pm
I wanted to publish this summary about wildcards in the bash (and similar shells) some time ago, but didn’t finish it. But finally it gets published.
By Martin Scharm on September 12, 2012 at 11:17 pm
In the scope of different projects I often have to validate XML files. Here is my solution to verify XML files using a schema.
By Martin Scharm on September 8, 2012 at 8:11 pm
Even shell scripts may get very complex, so it is helpful to know how to debug them.
By Martin Scharm on September 1, 2012 at 3:46 am
I just bought a new printer, the Brother MFC-9120CN. It’s also able to scan and to copy documents and to send them by fax. Since the installation instructions are win/mac-only I’ll shortly explain how to setup the device in a Linux environment.
By Martin Scharm on April 10, 2012 at 5:56 pm
I’m currently developing some GUI stuff and was wondering how to let a JScrollPane scroll automatically if it’s already on the bottom and the size of it’s content increases.
By Martin Scharm on August 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm
Recently there was a discussion with our privacy officer of Hamburg. He was arguing about people using Google-Analytics, but he also tracks his visitors on his public website. So are you anonymous? Of course not! Lets have a look at the why.
By Martin Scharm on August 9, 2011 at 4:45 pm
Ihr kennt vielleicht die Havag (Hallesche Verkehrs-AG)? Das ist das Verkehrsunternehmen in Halle, befördert uns zu maximalen Preisen bei dürftiger Qualität. Wie auch immer.
By Martin Scharm on July 7, 2011 at 11:47 am
Ever worried about these disgusting packets leaving your network interface!? Why not creating your own packets?