New cover for rdiffweb


I have plan to provide better support for rdiffweb (professional support). I have great plan to extend it's usage to all sort of backup solution known to us, like rsync and duplicity. This plan start with a complete revamp of the templating engine. Current version use a home made templating engin...

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Using Discrete Card on ThinkPad T430 with Optimus disabled

2014-08-10 - by Patrik Dufresne

The last few days, I've been struggling to get my laptop (ThinkPad T530 with Optimus) working with my new 4k monitor (ASUS PB287Q). This monitor need to be connected wither with HDMI or with DisplayPort. I know as a fact, the DisplayPort is not wired to the Intel video card. It's only connected t...

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PPTP VPN with DD-WRT and TP-Link TL-ER6120


This article describe, how to setup a VPN connection between a DD-WRT router and a TP-Link TL-ER6120 acting as the PPTP server. TP-Link router PPTP server WAN IP : Local subnet: DD-WRT router PPTP client Local subnet: Configure PPTP Server Configurat...

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Disk bottleneck with HighPoint RAID and ASUS E35M1-M


Installing a HighPoint RocketRAID 2300 SATA controller on a motherboard ASUS E35M1-M may cause you problem. In the long term, the performance is horrible. The maximum read speed for a disk was 2.6MB/sec. A reboot solved the problem, but only for a while. Further investigation lead me to the follo...

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Multiple subnets with DD-WRT


This week I configured a network with two routers and multiple subnets using DD-WRT. This article explains how I did it. This following graphics represent the physical topology of the network. For this setup I bought two router TL-WR941ND. First step is to replace the stock firmware by a DD-WRT f...

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Face lift for rdiffweb


For backup solution, I'm using backupninja. It provide a wide range of handlers to backup stuff if different ways. Often, I only need to backup the MySQL and the filesystem. The configuration files are easy to understand and modify to suite my requirement. The handler I use most is the rdiff-back...

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Java Bidirectional HashMap collection


I'm using Apache commons collection for quite some time. For those who doesn't use it yet, here is a link to the project : Basically, it make it easier to manipulate collections within Java from filtering, transforming, sorting ,etc. It also provide new kin...

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Licensing Module for Java


I'm working on a closed source product called Ekwos. It's a software to manage equestrian competition. The licensing model for this software require to be renew every year. For this reason, I wanted to add a basic licensing module to control who may use the software and for how long. After some r...

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