Archive for the ‘Debian’ Category


Just found a package for a bit of software in ubuntu called inputlirc. Ubuntu lists it as: Zeroconf LIRC daemon using input event devices This is a small LIRC-compatible daemon that reads from /dev/input/eventX devices and sends the received keycodes to connecting LIRC clients. Inputlircd needs no configuration, it uses the standardised names for the […]

July 11, 2007 · robert · Comments Closed
Posted in: Debian, Linux, Software, Thumbs Up, Ubuntu

HOWTO: NUT & CPU Throttling/Frequency Scaling

After a couple of power cuts lasting long enough for my UPS to shutdown my PC, I’ve been meaning to get NUTs to set my CPU to lowest speed possible when running on battery power, this week I finally got round to it. Please note these instructions are based on Debian 4.0 (Etch) and may […]

May 21, 2007 · robert · Comments Closed
Posted in: Debian, Hardware, Howtos, Linux

WUFTP Rule for fail2ban

I’ve put to gather a rule for wuftp for fail2ban v0.6 (ie the version in backports for sarge – The regexp is straight from the version available in debian unstable. Seems to do the trick.   [WUFTPD] # Option: enabled # Notes.: enable monitoring for this section. # Values: [true | false] Default: true […]

December 2, 2006 · robert · Comments Closed
Posted in: Debian, Linux

GVIM/Ubuntu/Debian Syntax Highlighting

It appears in the Edgy Eft and Debian Etch that Syntax highlighting in gvim has been switched off by default. To add it back add the following line to /etc/vim/gvimrc ” Also switch on highlighting the last used search pattern. if has(“syntax”) && (&t_Co > 2 || has(“gui_running”)) syntax on set hlsearch endif

November 20, 2006 · robert · Comments Closed
Posted in: Debian, Howtos, Ubuntu