Simple Multiprocessing Task Queue in Python

February 25, 2015
tagged: python, linux

Yet another tutorial about Python's multiprocessing. What make this one different? Well, it's based on a real like example and show what is going on behind the sceanes on your Linux host. ...

Farewell PyCharm! Going VIM again

January 20, 2015
tagged: python, VIM, git

A few months ago we migrated from PyDev to PyCharm. After a 3 months time where I lead the migration from PyDev to PyCharm and SVN to GIT, I am back again to work with VIM. Here are my thoughts about PyCharm. ...

Poor man's Read-The-Docs

January 16, 2015
tagged: python, git, bash

Here is how to build sphinx documentation on multiple branches in your Python project. If you want to have Sphinx documentation for your project without having to install the whole complicated readthedocs.org image. ...

salt quick tip - changing passwords on multiple clusters

October 24, 2014
tagged: salt, linux, sudo

Using salt stack to manage your own private cloud on clusters can ease your life. Here is how you can allow users to update their passwords on multiple Linux hosts. ...

Installing Oracle's JAVA on Debian

April 16, 2014
tagged: JAVA, Debian

There are many solutions floating around to install Oracle's JAVA on Debian based systems. Most of them involve too many manual steps. Here is one that does not, and it simply works! ...

Revive and old Smartphone with Cyanogenmod!

April 13, 2014
tagged: Linux, Cyanogedmod

I recently installed Cyanogenmod on an old Samsung Galaxy II and I just wanted to share my thoughts. ...

Quick Tip - Tiling Windows manager in Mate-Desktop

January 11, 2014
tagged: Linux, Mate-Desktop

Here is how you can achieve Tiling windows management without leaving a full blown Desktop Environment such as Mate-Desktop using x-tile ...

Dell is not serious about Linux

December 09, 2013
tagged: Linux, Windows, Hardware

How serious Dell is about Linux? I think it is not that serious, and it is using Ubuntu fans as free advertising platform ...

Git tip - git describe

December 08, 2013
tagged: git, Programming, pwman3

Earlier I posted a tip how to count commits between tags, this post suggests a better way to do it ...

Git tip - Count commits between tags

September 10, 2013
tagged: git, Programming, pwman3

Once every N commits I would like to release a new version of pwman3, so here is how to keep a track of this number between releases ... ...