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Continuous deploymentJuly 22 2020 22:12:55

Gentoo Linux is a source based distribution - which means you compile everything yourself. It's also called a meta distribution because it's fairly easy to roll your own distro based off of it. That is exactly what I've done for my current iterat...[read more]

Finished android overlayJuly 10 2020 19:05:53

Since my last post about android I've updated the system image I've built and added a few tools to make things easier. I've added sshfs to mount a remote webhost - I've also added upx to pack (and compress) binaries - and reduced the size of the ...[read more]

Mobile phone forensicsJune 28 2020 18:16:38

A cellphone is basically a linux device that you're always carrying with you. Since I've got root access on mine - why not add a few tools that make my daily tasks easier? To this end I set out to modify my android system image.
I'm somewhat...[read more]

Ulefone armor 3wJune 21 2020 15:49:14

The phone I'm currently using is a Ulefone Armor 3W. It's a very capable device with a 10.000mah battery that will last days if not weeks, a 8-core CPU and storage comparable to a laptop if you add a suitable microSD card. I'm using a 512gb card ...[read more]

To manual modprobe or notJune 20 2020 19:18:23

To modprobe or not to modprobe? That's the quesion. Udev has many advantages, for instance not loading unneccesary drivers - quick startup times and reduced power consumption. That is why I've recently updated my gentoo installation's initrd to s...[read more]

Linux power savingJune 20 2020 17:55:12

As I stated in my previous post I recently bought a new laptop, a Clevo PA70ES. It's quite a power hungry beast when running on maximum settings. In this post I'll be taking you through the optimisations I've done to enable this laptop to run off...[read more]

Optimus on gentooJune 20 2020 17:28:47

I recently bought a new laptop, a Clevo PA70ES with a i7-8750H processor and a nvidia 1070 graphics card. Since this is a game laptop it's fairly power-hungry and does not last long when running on battery. To be able to use this thing as a some...[read more]

New VirtualBox imageJune 18 2020 13:15:25

Since I haven't updated my bootable Gentoo image since years, and I was in ineed of a fully fledged distro that I could use anywhere and everywhere I've updated my old gentoo image with some new Features. The most important being EFI support - th...[read more]

BuienradarJune 16 2020 23:28:26

This used to be a blog post about a buienradar script I once made. Since Buienradar updated their API this script is now obsolete. You can still find it below for reference. ...[read more]

uniting systemsSeptember 15 2015 01:26:57

After a quick look at the recent Gentoo installations I set up, I noticed a few, recurring problems. The first being that my scripts for building an initrd were hacks centered around genkernel. The second being that genkernel's extensibi...[read more]

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