Digital Camera Resolution

Found myself resizing pictures recently, and guessing dimensions didn’t seem like fun. This article did help with that aspect: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/FrameWork/charts/resolutionChartPopup.html Now I’ve got photos downsized to 5mp: $ convert foo.jpg…

Boostraping FreeBSD pkgng non-interactively

Building ansible playbooks for freebsd setup I came to a roadblock – pkgng demands to be bootstrapped interactively. However looking at it’s source code I’ve found the backdoor: ASSUME_ALWAYS_YES=yes pkg…

FreeBSD: Operation not permitted WTF

While setting up my FreeBSD box – I oopsed a bit and pointed make build world to wrong directory. While trying to clean up I did: # rm -rf /mnt/foo.oops…

Proper CWM flashing with fastboot

I got bitten more than once with device rooting recently with My Samsung Galaxy S4 and Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 10. The latter made me think that something is…

UniFi AP setup

I have decided to try out UniFi AP for my home WiFi setup and either because of my “consumer-grade” switch etc. or some other reason I just couldn’t get it…

Augeas for configuration modification

I’m playing a lot with Ansible those days and one of the topics that does come up all the time is how do I set certain values in config files…

Recovering filesystems within qcow2

After recent crash of my laptop (hardware died) my QCOW2 images suffered minor damage and for the heck I couldn’t convince Fedora VM to auto-fsck itself so I had to…