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A Handshake To The Brain

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Awesome chilled HipHop from London city. Hawk House came up with a great video. Even the album name is great: "A Handshake To The Brain" which runs now a few days through my playlists. It´s this kind of HipHop I like - and it will probably stay in my playlis…

From the Streets of Cologne - AnnenMayKantereit

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Accidently I stumbled upon this young band from cologne, when I was zapping through YouTube. The awkward name itself was a reason to give this band a try. Turned out, that not only the name is special, but also the voice of the vocalist. AnnenMayKantereit, as …

ALTGr doesn't work - VirtualBox & Ubuntu/Debian

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For a while now I am using Virtualbox 4.3.14 under a Windows 7 host with a Debian Wheezy and an Ubuntu 14.04 client. Since a VirtualBox update on 4.3.14 I was no longer able to access 3rd level keys such as "@", "|" or "\" via ALTGr, which is really anoying ex…

Ghosts custom Pagination

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There are handlebars helpers for pagination, allowing a custom pagination element! I'm not pretty sure why this isn't documented somewhere in the official Ghost docs. But this is how to use them! To create a custom pagination you have to create a directory cal…

Archiving Files in the Shell

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Almost every single time I am on a terminal and have to concatenate files to one single archive I simply forgot how to do so. So for the next time - here a short reminder. Tar tar cfv [ARCHIVENAME].tar The flags stand for Create, File, Verbose. To extract yo…

Xbox 360 - No Audio via HDMI

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Without any obvious reason I had no audio on my Xbox 360. The devices is connected via HDMI to the TV, so if there's no audio I also expected no video. But there was a video signal! After a few attempts trial & error, exchanging the wire and checking my T…

Missing Hardware Acceleration in Ubuntu 14.04 with Virtualbox

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I recently experienced a pretty bad performance in Ubuntu 14.04 within my VirtualBox (v.4.3.8). No matter what I did - I couldn't manage it to activate hardware acceleration for the system. Even if I activated 3D-Acceleration in VirtualBox machine settings eve…

What does it mean to be a father?

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Today, at Father`s Day, I found a video trying to answer the question: "What does it mean to be a father?". I Just wanted to share this inspiring and at the same time touching piece of art. I am very sorry - it is german only.…

Token/Miracle Druid

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During the last days and weeks I fell more and more in love with my Token/Miracle druid deck. It turns out that it's pretty versatile which makes it fun to play hence it has an answer for almost everything. I do not seem to be the first one playing this kind o…

Merging PDFs with PDFtk

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From time to time I need to concatenate multiple PDF files to one single file. This is much more handy e.g. for printing or distribution via email. Unfortunately I need this seldom enough to simply forget the commands. Therefore a little note for me and everyo…

Boost Your Productivity

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Maybe you heard about it: "moderate noise distraction may aid in abstract thinking". I also experienced, that I am more conentrated when I work in a noisy environment or can hear some music. Therefore more and more people came up with the idea to simulate such…

Running Ghost Forever

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In a previous Post I wrote about how to get Ghost up and running. Now I found a much more convenient method to make the application persist: Forever. Forever can be used to start Ghost in the background: if Ghost crashes for any reason or the server reboots (t…

Enable Comments On Ghost With Disqus

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The following article gives a step by step explanation to enable Disqus comments in your Ghost blog. 1. Create your Disqus account At first you have to create a Disqus account and register your website. You also have to choose a site short name, which Disqus …

How to setup Ghost on Uberspace.de

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Making Ghost run on your Uberspace isn't a pain. In the following I will show you the steps it took to get my own Ghost Blog up and running. Unfortunately I am wether a Node.js guru, nor a great systems administrator, so please correct me if I'm wrong in any w…