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Using Wayland/Weston in Debian

2013-10-26

As of today Weston is available in Debian sid/testing, and it is very usable, at least for me with an ATI card. I have been tinkering with it a bit. One of the things I did was to switch to a german keymap (see man 5 weston.ini and /usr/share/doc/weston/). Several … more

FBTC Exchange closed

2013-10-25

Anything to add? Please leave a comment or contact me. As I'm not involved with this exchange I can only use info readers send me. 2013-10-31 Coindesk seems to have access to new information: "Once the malicious software was able to obtain financial information from its victims, the four suspects … more

Open source web-based bitcoin wallet

2013-10-18

Yesterday I released flaskwallet. It is the wallet I use every day to manage my various bitcoin and altcoin nodes. Flaskwallet was designed as a single-user system, no user management exists or is planned at the moment. Flaskwallet was written with the flask web framework. The code isn't as polished … more

Account Scheduled for Deletion

2013-09-02

"Hi Nicolas, We have received a request to permanently delete your account. Your account has been deactivated from the site and will be permanently deleted within 14 days. If you did not request to permanently delete your account, please login to Facebook to cancel this request: https://www.facebook.com/login.php Thanks, The Facebook … more

List salt minions in template

2013-06-06

Update: I revisited this topic recently and since there's the Salt Mine this can be done in better ways, check http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17158665/ for different approaches. This seems to be a common task with saltstack but I couldn't find a really good answer yet: How does one minion get a targeted list … more

Video and image sitemaps in Django

2013-05-24

I recently added a sitemap to a site with many images and videos. Having the media files in the sitemap helps search engines to index them. I hadn't done this with Django before, so here are some notes. If you're not familiar with sitemaps in Django check out the official … more

What happened to bitcoin-24.com?

2013-04-12

Bad: Licensing, Data leak, Password security, Accounting, DB integrity and Float arithmetic. Donations: 16zN9HGvB7fBmfWgysWpJ5wTNUf82fFDNN No BTC? 2020-04-16 Bitcoin24 and Corona Virus Who would have thought... seven years later and there are still things happening around Bitcoin24. The refund effort started by Jeff has made slow, steady progress over the years … more

So... I had to check my backups just to figure out how to mount my shares. How annoying is that? On Debian-based systems you need to install cifs-utils. more

Work for cryptocurrency

2013-04-11

That's right. I have decided to work for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as well as for cash. Due to the high volatility I would prefer small tasks that can be completed in a day or two. But bigger projects might work as well, just contact me for details. I had … more

Django Webmaster Verification

2013-03-25

Today I have released version 0.2.1 of django-webmaster-verification. I never took the time to write a post about it, so here you go. The Django application helps to quickly register with various webmaster tools like: Google Webmaster Tools Bing Webmaster Tools Yandex Webmaster Tools Majestic SEO Alexa These tools can … more

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