Cateogry: Linux

Duplicity Backup Script

I’ve started using duplicity combined with Amazon’s S3 to backup this server. Duplicity is an amazing application that makes backups simple. Some of the features I like best about duplicity are: it encrypts the data, compresses it, splits it into manageable chunks, does incremental backups, and can backup... Continue reading

Kernel 2.6.34, Xorg 1.8 and video-intel 2.12.0 Issues

For quite a long time Intel has been the shining light of open source video drivers on Linux. Even though Intel integrated video doesn’t have the highest performance it was what you needed to have for full 3D support, and fancy splash screens when booting with (plymouth). By no... Continue reading

Yubikey Auto Lock in Gnome

I recently purchased a Yubikey from Yubico. What got me to buy it was the discount they’re offering to Security Now! listeners. So far I’m liking it quite a bit and have been looking to use it any way I can. One of the uses I found... Continue reading

Niw Markdown Editor

For the past three weeks I’ve been working on an editor for working with plain text files and making it easy to add markdown syntax to them. My main goal is to make it easier to format the large number of ebooks I have. Almost all of them are plain... Continue reading

Repair Corrupt Cybook File System on Linux

I unplugged my Cybook from the computer without first unmounting the volume. It was still in the process of deleting a few files. When I turned it on the files showed in the library but were unable to be viewed. After I plugged the Cybook back into the computer the... Continue reading