Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Linux Programming Interface

A few weeks ago I got a heavy package in the mail – a copy of Michael Kerrisk’s new book, “The Linux Programming Interface”. It’s a thing of beauty. A book you’re proud to just have on the shelf, but … Continue reading

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Pentadactyl

A few weeks ago I upgraded my main laptop to ubuntu natty. With that came firefox 4.0 beta. In which vimperator does not work. Argh! I limped along, tried ‘vrome’ for google chrome, and ended up just using chrome for … Continue reading

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Network Manager from the command line

Awesome – as of at least Ubuntu Natty, the nmcli tool, which is the under-development command line utility to interact with network manager, is able to bring up and down connections, including VPN connections! Right now, as both nvidia and … Continue reading

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