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Van GW20e nieuws De PyGrunn ‘Python and friends’ conferentie is gehouden in Het Paleis in Groningen en is bezocht door ruim 80 personen. Voorafgaand aan de conferentie was er een masterclass van Armin Ronacher. De conferentie is gericht op de Python programmeertaal en verwante technologie. Met sprekers uit Nederland en het buitenland was de Python-community […]

Hardening Debian Linux

Last updated: 9 November 2010 Here are a few tips for hardening your Debian/Ubuntu server. SSH key based authentication Only allow logins using public SSH keys. This way we prevent brute force attacks. Create private and public keys using the ssh-keygen command. First copy the public key from your pc to the server using: $ […]

This year I’m attending the Plone Conference 2009 in Budapest. Today is the second day and as always with Plone conferences the vibe is great and it’s interesting to see the different talks. Together with my collegue Kees Hink we gave a presentation about Hardening Plone. For a customer who needed a DMS to exchange […]

This weekend I’ve upgrade my laptop to Ubuntu Karmic Koala. The upgrade was easy and Karmic looks and runs smoother than the previous version. I encountered one small problem with Python setuptools and subversion. I use Setuptools 0.6c9 to create Python eggs. It happens that the latest Setuptools won’t play well with subversion 1.6 (shipped […]

Update 25 May 2010 – This information is outdated. Please refer to this page on the XDA Developers forum: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=529062 Here are the steps to the how-to’s to get root access to your HTC Magic and load a custom ROM. I took me some time to find all the needed info to do the job. […]

Vandaag is Ubuntu 9.04 uitgekomen. Deze release is ook bekend als ‘Jaunty Jackalope’. Op donderdag 7 mei 2009 is er een release party georganiseerd door NN-Open. Vanaf 16:00 gaan de deuren open. Kom langs voor een borrel! Release party in agenda NN-Open met locatie details.

Today the release candidate of Ubuntu Jaunty came out. Ofcourse I want to use the latest and greatest Ubuntu! After running ‘updatemanager -d’ to do a dist-upgrade I got a warning that fglrx (ATI proprietary driver) wouldn’t work. Pff so what, I want to upgrade… Dist-upgrading to Jaunty didn’t go smooth. But who said this […]