qemu monitor cd change

I've been playing around with kvm (which uses qemu) to try out other operating systems and Linux distributions. Up until now, little progress on that part (not because it is difficult, just little time) but there are a few things worth mentioning. For this post, let's start with a quicky …

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cvechecker 0.4 released

Albeit with less updates than 0.3 had, cvechecker 0.4 brings in internal project files reorganization (more to the liking of the GNU autoconf/automake standards - I think), fixes a databaseleak (instead of memoryleak ;-) bug and introduces a teenie weenie bit more intelligent pullcves command (with multiple return code …

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cvechecker 0.3 released

Time for a new intermediate cvechecker release, so here it is. Changes include (beyond the usual bugfixes) different CSV output (with some sort of version support) so that it can be easily used for reporting purposes, removal of debugging/verbose items and added example files for reporting.

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cvechecker 0.2 released

I've made version 0.2 available of cvechecker. It fixes some build warnings and also supports the normal "make install" step. The pullcves command now also pulls in the latest versions.dat file. Special thanks to Per Andersson for reporting that the ./configure didn't fail if sqlite3 or libconfig wasn't …

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cvechecker 0.1 released

cvechecker version 0.1 is out. This is the first publicly available development release, so it's still far from production-ready yet. However, it is usable so it can now be publicly analyzed to remove all icky bugs and such. I'm not planning (m)any new features (apart from the reporting …

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HP webcam on Linux

Okay, getting the HP webcam running on Linux wasn't hard at all. Enable Video For Linux (CONFIG_VIDEO_DEV) which can be found in the Linux kernel configuration at Device Drivers, Multimedia Support. Then, select Video capture adapters and inside that menu, select V4L USB devices and then USB Video Class (UVC …

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New laptop, time to play

I gave myself a nice treat and bought a new laptop. After some consideration, I decided to go with the HP Pavilion DV7 3150EB. Years ago, I didn't take an HP laptop as the reviews were not that satisfying. However, it looks as if that is past. So I first …

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