mutt: daily use (still in progress)

Posted on Tue 07 May 2013 in Linux • Tagged with notepad, linux, mutt, work • 1 min read

Tag messages matching
shift-t -> "search string"

Limit messages matching (pattern)
l > \~T (tagged)
l > \~A (all)
l > \~N (new)
l > \~U (unread)
l > \~F (flagged)
l > "search string"

Random commands
;d > Delete tagged messages
s > Move message
;s > Move tagged messages
b > Bounce messages
w/W > Set/Clear Flag
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folks...thats for you: how to extract a initrd file

Posted on Mon 04 February 2013 in Linux • 1 min read

Tag, linux, howto, notepad Slug: folks-thats-for-you-how-to-extract-a-initrd-file Status: published

$ gzip -dc /boot/initrd- | cpio -id

Apache2 & Jenkins & SSL

Posted on Sat 15 December 2012 in Linux • Tagged with Apache2, Gentoo, java, notepad, linux • 1 min read

$JAVA_HOME/bin/java -DJENKINS_HOME=/var/lib/jenkins -Xms=512m -Djava.awt.headless=true \
  -server -jar /var/lib/jenkins.war --httpPort=8080 --httpListenAddress= \
  --ajp13Port=-1 --logfile=/var/log/jenkins.log

apache vhost config

  DocumentRoot "/srv/www/"

  SSLEngine On
  SSLVerifyClient …

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Building qemu & libvirt from scratch...

Posted on Tue 04 December 2012 in Linux • Tagged with KVM, libvirt, Linux, Notepad • 2 min read


git clone git://
git clone git:// (4/12/12)
aptitude install libvdeplug2 libvdeplug2-dev libaio1 libaio-dev libcap-dev libattr1-dev libsdl-dev libxml2-dev



make && make install


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aacraid & arcconf - Create a RAID5 online

Posted on Thu 04 October 2012 in Linux • Tagged with linux, notepad • 1 min read

                                                                    |-- Drives  --|
arcconf CREATE 1 LOGICALDRIVE Name R5_3TB Rcache RON Wcache WT MAX 5 0 4 0 5 0 6 0 7
                                                         Raid size <|  | | |
                                                           Raid level <| | |
                                                             Channel ID <| | 
                                                                 Drive ID <|

Gentoo - Jenkins startup script

Posted on Wed 19 September 2012 in Linux • Tagged with Gentoo, linux, notepad • 1 min read

Not the best but its working for me...maybe JENKINS_* and JAVA_OPTS can be moved to /etc/conf.d/jenkins or something else.


depend() {
        use logger dns
        need apache2
        provide jenkins




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Windows 7 error 0x80300001

Posted on Tue 18 September 2012 in Linux • Tagged with KVM, linux • 1 min read

THANKS Microsoft for this self-explanatory error message during a installation:

"Windows is unable to install to the selected location. Error: 0x80300001."

You should write "FOOOOO! Maybe you have the wrong CD/DVD in your drive."

(I had the virtio drivers cd in my drive...)

Gentoo and libvirt-0.9.12

Posted on Wed 01 August 2012 in Linux • Tagged with Gentoo, Linux, notepad • 1 min read

Yesterday i've started the update process for my far, so good.

After a while emerge finished successfully...of course with a lot of messages, even some messages (from libvirt) that in my kernel config some features are missing e.g.


As usually …

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"No Java compiler available" on SLES11SP1 and tomcat6

Posted on Wed 27 June 2012 in Linux • Tagged with java, SLES11, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, tomcat, linux, notepad • 1 min read

On one of my two sle11 machines i had a java exception which i could not explain.

java.lang.IllegalStateException: No Java compiler available
    org …

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Posted on Mon 18 June 2012 in Linux • 1 min read

Burning ISO image

wodim speed=16 dev=/dev/cdrw image.iso

Copy on-the-fly

genisoimage -R -T -V /dev/cdrom | wodim dev=/dev/cdrw

Blanking CDRW

wodim dev=/dev/cdrw blank=disk