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baumi's personal blog … Linux, OS X, Windows, Random things, …

June, 2017

Remmina & AnyDesk Remote Access (alternative zu TeamViewer)

While TeamViewer seems to be the best solution on the market, their licensing model is really, really bad in my opinion. It’s expensive and you are regularly forced into updates otherwise you cannot connect to newer clients anymore – i would be willing to pay for TeamViewer, but i think it’s quite overpriced for what […]

HUAWEI releases MateBook X

UPDATE 08/2017: decided against purchasing MateBook X. Thinkpad X2xx series remains first choice due to battery life. I LOVE Thinkpads, they’re great. But … visually i fell in love with the design of HUAWEI’s Matebook X … such a beautiful machine! I’m collecting some infos about MateBook X specs and Linux here. It’s a beautiful […]

Bash: preventing multiple concurrent executions

I’ve found all kinds of solutions achieving this, but this is the nicest solution i’ve seen so far:

found on … https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7057234/bash-flock-exit-if-cant-acquire-lock/7305448#7305448 See also: https://blog.famzah.net/2013/07/31/using-flock-in-bash-without-invoking-a-subshell/

Windows 10 … Telefonaktivierung (a.k.a. Telefonterror)

Wenn ich eine Tat bereute, ist es jemals auf Windows 10 geupgradet zu haben. – Wir nutzen es zwar nur wenig und sehr eingeschränkt in der VM, aber selbst das war/ist schon der Fehler. Wir haben: 1x Vollversion Windows 8 mit kostenlosem Windows 10 Upgrade 2x W10 Lizenzcodes gekauft von Lizengo aus Volumenprogramm (weil das […]