I use keys to connect so its not an ssh-askpass issue, though I’ve seen it mentioned elsewhere that some other people have the same issue with connecting using passwords and may have misdiagnosed why the fix works.
virt-manager run as root connects just fine. Continue reading →
I’ve been playing with uvesafb with the intent of having a reliable framebuffer for the console while using the Nvidia blob on Arch linux. With the standard framebuffer the system will randomly crash when either switching to the console or when shuting down.
Not always but too often. (Once is too often) Continue reading →
iredmail is very useful as even though I have set up mail servers myself I tend to struggle with it and then feel it is probably less than secure / optimal.
iredmail used to come with postfixadmin as an option , then there were some instructions on adding it, but for the last couple of years the instructions no longer work fully. postfixadmin does what I need but the free iredadmin is lacking some needed (by me) features. The pro version is very expensive and has way more features than I need.
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When using the the Nvidia blob the Chromium (and Chrome) browser leaves zombie processes behind causing the system to slow over time. This is apparently caused by nvidia threads forking when according to POSIX specs they probably shouldn’t, and Chromium’s custom malloc (tmalloc) not playing nicely with this out of spec behaviour whereas the glib malloc does cope with it !
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What this blog is
This blog is something I’ve been meaning to do for a very long time.
I’ve been messing around with Linux, servers and websites for years. Some parts come easy, some parts I have trouble with. Some things I (almost) always remember, some things I never do.
So I intend to record ‘snippets’ of information, as and when I come across them, which I believe I may find helpful to myself in the future. So that I don’t have to go google hunting for the same information every time I encounter the same problem.
If anyone else come across this blog and it helps them all good. But it probably won’t.
What this blog isn’t
A step by step guide on anything.
Guaranteed to be accurate.
I sell electronic cigarettes and e-liquid