Prepare for Ruby on Rails on Debian wheezy

I start to learn Ruby on Rails. As always when you learn new programming language toolchain is required. In this tutorial I will try to go through toolchain preparation for my Debian wheezy. Of…

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Mutt tutorial part 4 – html mails, address book and other useful features

How mutt can handle mails in html format ? Takling about html mail handling is talking about handling any type of Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. Mutt supports handling for all MIME types in…

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Mutt tutorial part 3 – sidebar, URLs in e-mails

Information in this post came from lunar linux page. Kudos to its author. In this post I want to discuss two topics: sidebar and how to open urls form inside mutt. Sidebar is mutt feature delivered…

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Mutt tutorial part 2 – secure login

This is second post of mutt tutorial series. As in the previous post for below information I need to thank Kousik for posts about gpg and using it with mutt. But probably the most important to…

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Mutt tutorial part 1 – setup IMAP account

Mutt is one of those programs that make people call you a linux geek, nerd or a snob. This is because using TUI or command line tools in world of fancy GUI for most people is wierd. What's so great…

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Vim as a Blogger editor

Blogger.vim is a vim plugin for interfacing with Google's Blogger. Below I will use my workspace git repository. To use this plugin we need pretty new ruby >= 1.9.2 and gems nokogiri and…

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Debugging coreboot in qemu environment – part 2

In previous post coreboot was configured and installed. Here we try to establish good debugging environment for it. To create a good emulated environment to debug, research and learn coreboot few…

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Building ARM toolchain ? part 2: gcc and eglibc

Unfortunately after few tries of cross compiling eglibc using different source for instructions I alway end with hard to solve issues. Luckily, in the sources of eglibc I noticed instructions for…

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How to download videos from videos.linux.com

Therefore, I'm leaving for the Easter holidays I wanted to download some lecture on embedded systems, which was presented at the 2012 Embedded Linux Conference. Although I regret I found that I could…

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Building ARM toolchain – part 1: libs and binutils

Searching the Internet for information on how to build arm toolchain from scratch I realize that it is very hard to find  information about this matter (and recent one even harder). I will try to…

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Quick build of arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi with crosstool-ng

You might be surprised at how much you have to make to correctly build arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi config based toolchain with crosstool-ng. As you can see examples of many open source projects, the…

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Splitting my personal repository

After writing a few posts in which my workspace scripts could be useful, I realized that I should split blog works from the scripts that can be useful to others. From now materials related to the…

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Debugging coreboot in qemu environment – part 1

First of all I use testing version of Debian - wheezy. Clone coreboot repository: git clone http://review.coreboot.org/p/coreboot cd coreboot; make menuconfig Configure FILO as apayload…

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Improve productivity by tracking work environment with git – vim

In this post I try to describe my vim configuration procedure and how it is connected with git. The whole concept is based on keeping all the configuration files in a separate directory. These files…

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Hostname generator

Many times happened that I spend time, during the installation of the new system, whether it be a virtual physical machine, wondering about it's hostname. One day I asked myself the trouble searching…

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