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Archive for 2019

Bookdump 01/2019

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Mein Ziel für 2019 war es, mindestens 24 Bücher, also im Schnitt 2 Bücher pro Monat, zu lesen. Das Ziel habe ich mit Anfang/Mitte August früher als erwartet erreicht. Mir fehlen leider ein wenig Zeit/Motivation und Praxis für ausführlichere Bücher-Review, und wenn ich es mir nicht gleich aufschreibe, verliere ich auch den Überblick über die […]

Some useful bits about Linux hardware support and patched Kernel packages

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Disclaimer: I started writing this blog post in May 2018, when Debian/stretch was the current stable release of Debian, but published this article in August 2019, so please keep the version information (Debian releases + kernels not being up2date) in mind. The kernel version of Debian/stretch (4.9.0) didn’t support the RAID controller as present in […]

Vortrag: Best Practices in der IT-Administration, Version 2019 @ GLT19

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Es ist schon ein Weilchen her, aber nachdem mich noch immer Leute darauf ansprechen: Auf den Grazer Linuxtagen 2019 (GLT19) war ich als Referent mit einem Vortrag zum Thema “Best Practices in der IT-Administration, Version 2019” vertreten. In dem 25-minütigen Vortrag geht es um die moderne IT-Administration und welche Best Practices es im Jahr 2019 […]

(Not really) Revisiting 2018

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Mainly to recall what happened last year and to give thoughts and planning for upcoming year(s) I usually revisit the last year (previous years: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 + 2012). But the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019 were quite stressful (mainly business wise) and I was lacking time and motivation to actually […]

Debian buster: changes in coreutils #newinbuster

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Debian buster is there, and similar to what we had with #newinwheezy, #newinjessie and #newinstretch it’s time for #newinbuster! One package that isn’t new but its tools are used by many of us is coreutils, providing many essential system utilities. We have coreutils v8.26-3 in Debian/stretch and coreutils v8.30-3 in Debian/buster. Compared to the changes […]

Debian buster: changes in util-linux #newinbuster

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Debian buster is there, and similar to what we had with #newinwheezy, #newinjessie and #newinstretch it’s time for #newinbuster! Update on 2019-07-26 22:55 UTC: Cyril Brulebois pointed out, that findmnt (find a filesystem) was available in Debian/stretch already as part of the mount package, updated the blog post accordingly One package that isn’t new but […]