Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen

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bio website thorbjoernsstuff.blogspot.dk
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Until 2014-03-31: Java software developer against legacy Cobol code at Kewill in Denmark. MUCH more fun than it sounds :)

After 2014-04-01: Java Developer at Statsbiblioteket. Initially working on Netarchive.

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7-bit ASCII rendering of my name for those who want to address me without a Danish/Norwegian keyboard: "Thorbjoern"


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Jul
24
comment Find all occurances in a file with sed
(and if Perl is available you can really do a lot of nice things just with that)
Jul
24
comment Find all occurances in a file with sed
Out of curiosity - what is an OPEN STEP 4.2 system and what is it used for today?
Jul
22
comment 29GB Log File on Linux Mint on a 38GB Partition
Do not just delete the log files. Find out why your system logs so much!
Jul
15
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
10
comment Why is writing so slow on raw device, and so fast on filesystem (USB key)?
If I recall correctly hdparm can also do (destructive) writes.
Jul
8
comment chdir(<directory>) doesn't change directory after exiting to shell
This is by design!
Jul
6
comment How Can I Back Up Win7 Before Installing Mint Alongside It
The backup program already present in windows? It allows you to create a boot DVD too.
Jun
29
comment How can I tell If a file is NTFS encrypted?
File bug report on nautilus.
May
21
answered Network fail on FreeBSD: Ping to router fails, but router believes computer is connected
Apr
18
comment Airdrop compatible
Airdrop does not use DLNA. Avahi provides the Bonjour service - I do not know about the application specific code.
Apr
8
comment Can I see images and watch movies inside the terminal emulator
Note that some terminal emulators may provide vendor specific extensions.
Apr
8
answered Can I see images and watch movies inside the terminal emulator
Apr
4
answered Does NetBSD supports ppc64?
Mar
6
comment log into a machine through another, with (de)compression at the ends only
Also note that ssh can provide a SOCKS5 proxy. That makes many network ninja tricks easier.
Mar
6
comment log into a machine through another, with (de)compression at the ends only
You can make the A->B connection as light as possible encryptionwise. A long while back I found "blowfish" to be the least demanding so set that option on the A-B connection and then forward a local port to port 22 on C through so you can do the normal ssh connection that way.
Feb
10
answered What is the `[` program that resides in my system's /bin?
Dec
9
comment SSH not working from one specific computer
Is the machine claiming to use ssh agent and the agent is broken?
Dec
9
comment du reports size for a directory 4 KBs more than the sum total of the contents
This is normal. Disks are handled a large number of sectors, not as an even larger number of bytes.
Nov
11
comment All USB ports detected as USB 1.0, not USB 2.0
You might have an issue of Linux not supporting your particular chipset falling back to USB 1.
Nov
10
comment Does a bad sector indicate a failing disk?
Also read errors may be seen for a file system which for some reason is larger than the actual disk.