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creating a multiboot usb drive for the debian installer (and others)

I like having a bunch of installers and live systems with me at any time, preferably all on one usb drive. Unfortunately the debian installer doesn't play well with others. Even when passing the iso-scan/filename boot parameter, the installer fails at the Detect and mount CD-ROM stage, when it …


use mutt with gpg

Using gpg with mutt

# get the mutt configuration
mkdir ~/.mutt

# using debian
cp /usr/share/doc/mutt/examples/gpg.rc ~/.mutt/

# using opensuse
cp /usr/share/dock/packages/mutt/samples ~/.mutt/

# add to mutt config
echo "source ~/.mutt/gpg.rc" >> ~/.muttrc

# generate gpg key
gpg --gen-key

# list keys and get …

ttyplot

A handy utility for dynamically plotting data from stdin in a terminal. GitHub


Running Apache in a Chroot Jail using systemd

On SysVinit based systems you can easily start a service inside a chroot jail since the execution context is inherited from the shell used to invoke the init script. With systemd that's not the case. Daemons are invoked in a clean and predictable context. Systemd does offer options for isolation …

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