Extremely simple task manager

At work, I am often busy with quite a few projects. Yet, at times, I have no outstanding tasks because all of my tasks can only start when an event has occurred (like a server which is made available, or a budget that is approved) or another task has finished …

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hex2passwd, a password generator

I know that repeatable password generators are less secure than random character generators. After all, if you want a strong password, you can simply perform head -c 8 /dev/urandom | mimencode to obtain a nice, random password string.

However, in certain cases you might want to generate passwords given a …

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Adding exercises and resources

As stated earlier, I'm now focusing on the existing content of my (work-in-progress) ebook called Linux Sea (PDF, HTML). I'm going to add more text where appropriate, add exercises to each chapter as well as references to online resources.

When that's finished, I'll probably be writing a chapter on installing …

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Playing with gqview

Some time ago I received a digital camera; however, due to diskspace shortage I need to clean up my home directory. One of the directories that eats most of my sectors is one where I store all my pictures.

I know I have a lot of duplicate pictures, pictures deduced …

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