urxvt (rxvt-unicode) is the terminal emulator I tend to use with X. Since I’m really used to be working with shells through the Windows program PuTTY, I try to get urxvt to resemble PuTTY as much as possible.
The tab completion for bash provided by the bash-completion package in Debian annoys me. I think it’s bloated and it behaves quite unexpectedly. I could always uninstall it, but what if I don’t have root access or if there’s other users on the machine who wants the package installed?
Last summer I spent some time (and money for electricity >_
This is something for you who prefer using Google Chrome in Windows with Incognito mode activated.
There has really only been one important thing missing with my setup of servers. KVM switching.
I wanted to boost the available throughput between my two identical servers. Until now there has only been a single 1 Gbps link between the servers.
I found a warning sign at work which was about to be thrown away. I put it on the door to my wicked datacenter instead.
For a long time I’ve had a rack mountable cooling unit lying around. It turned out to be pretty nice.
Previous unfortunate events led me to buy some new servers, which now have been mounted in the rack enclosure.
I’ve got hold of two second hand hot-swappable SATA backplanes. The previous owner had tried modifying the cooling of these units, but unfortunately he wasn’t very successful.