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Java CA Certs gone missing (Ubuntu 16.04)

One of the sons had Minecraft fail violently with CA Certificates errors. I looked around for the solution all over the place (re-installing Oracle Java 8 and so on), but nothing worked. Got this error; Then I realised all you … Continue reading

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OpenTTD Server – or How to build enormous railroads virtually

My kids love the transportation simulation OpenTTD, a fantastic game made by the geniuses behind Spotify, among others. It’s an open version of the old Transport Tycoon Deluxe, which was a sequel to Railroad Tycoon. Amazing game, and great fun. … Continue reading

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Sölvesborg local car show

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Scout hike and late spring scenery

 

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Out abouting scouting

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BZFlag Server 2.4.0 on Debian

I did a bit of work to get a BZFlag 2.4.0 game server running on one of my virtual Debian servers. I’m sure there must be a better/smarter way to do the same thing, but this is what I did. … Continue reading

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Debian on a SunFire V120

Well, after a number of attempts and numerous restarts, I’ve learned what it takes to install Debian on a SunFire V120. It’s an antiquated computer, for sure, but it’s… interesting. Makes a lot of noise, to. Maybe possible to mod … Continue reading

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XML to flat file (CSV) using awk

NOTE. Since WordPress doesn’t allow proper XML to be shown on its pages, and I can’t even link to simple shell scripts, all sample files and command lines are shown as png images. Sorry about that. END OF NOTE. Recently, … Continue reading

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Installing Debian via network-inst / PXE

I had a bit of a challenge over the weekend. Oldest sons computer, an Intel Atom 330-based machine, refuses to boot from USB-sticks. It doesn’t have a normal CD/DVD reader, so I hooked one up that I found on the … Continue reading

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Installed Linux Mint Debian Edition

Well, in the end I got tired of Ubuntu and the weird hoops I had to go through to make sure things worked the way I wanted. Removing Unity (the desktop shown in the screenshot) was the first thing I … Continue reading

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