Small terminal editors

I do have a few virtual servers and for those I do try to keep the number of installed packages low, less packages to keep security updated that way. And while I’m able to use both vi and nano on a typewriter level I don’t feel comfortable in them. Emacs on the other hand gives me keybindings I have learned and split windows, but it is a rather large install for occasionally editing a few config files....

May 29, 2022

Who Needs a Battery?

The Pinephone Pro (being a rather new device) doesn’t have a particular good battery life yet. A such I thought that it might be interesting to hock it up to my lab/bench power supply. Not so much to power it from it as to allow me to measure the current it draws. I therefor modeled a adapter in FreeCAD based on measurements taken from the Pinephone (Pro) battery....

February 27, 2022

Tow Boot and the Pinephone Pro

What is Tow-Boot you ask? And does it have features I want? ...

February 13, 2022

Bleading Edge the Freesmartphone Killer?

Converted from: WordPress Photo courtesy Ok, maybe not the killer but then at least the delayer. But it did get your attention right? ...

July 31, 2010

Renewing Your Dovecot SSL Certificate

Converted from: WordPress On my Debian box the following were used: /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem and /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem were the default locations check your /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf before running. openssl req -new -x509 -nodes -out /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem -keyout /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.pem -days 3650 /etc/init.d/dovecot restart I got tired of renewing the certificate so I issued one that lasts 10 years. (apparently it does not take that much to make me tired)

July 18, 2010

Trapped in a Moko World

Converted from: WordPress Photo by OZinOH I am currently trapped in a OpenMoko world, trapped between SHR and Debian. SHR Has all the latest and greatest phone software. And even the latest and greatest phone UI and FSO stack does not have the stability or speed of even the cheapest feature phones yet. So I want the latest in phone software, even trough it always makes upgrading a risky buisness....

April 25, 2010

Progress Not Always for the Better

Converted from: WordPress I have “ported” my rotozoomer from the Nokia 770 to the FreeRunner/Neo For a video output speed comparison I have made a video of it running on a Nokia 770, a Neo and a FreeRunner side by side. Rotozoomer Demo Rotozoomer Demo on YouTube The result is somewhat sad, but judge for your self. Just remember that the 770 has 1.25 times the pixel count of the Neo and it is a lot older too....

October 10, 2009

Standup for Your Freedom

Converted from: WordPress I finally got feed up with having my FreeRunner laying flat on the table. So I decided that it was time to construct a stand for it. ...

August 22, 2009