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Corrupted MAC on input during ssh file transfer in Debian Linux   (25 October 2014)
Recently a lot of backups with obnam to my Qnap NAS terminated with the error message Corrupted MAC on input. Some web search revealed that this is caused by bug with hardware TCP offloading in the network interface controller driver in the Linux kernel. The web also shows how to suppress this error by disabling TCP offloading with the ethtool tool, but this setting is active only until the next reboot. The text describes how to permanently disable TCP offloading in Debian Linux. Read more...

A method for using project-specific settings in Vim   (18 September 2014)
It is sometimes necessary to keep different settings for the editor of choice (Vim in my case) depending on the project. The article describes a way to achieve this by creating a command that enables the necessary options in Vim. Read more...

Pictures from Gotland   (18 July 2014)
Some pictures from Gotland, Sweden. It was a very short trip, hence only few pictures. Read more...

A cmake configuration for Doxygen   (07 July 2014)
This simple cmake configuration for Doxygen tries to automate as much as possible. It provides an optional make doc target and uses the configure_file() function from cmake to copy the project version number from CMakeLists.txt to the Doxygen configuration file and provides a way to use other variables from cmake. Read more...

Pictures from Crete   (09 June 2014)
Some pictures from Crete, Greece. I really can recommend Crete to anyone who wants to combine sea and walks in the mountains in one holiday (plus fantastic food, welcoming people). Read more...

Pictures from Korea   (24 November 2013)
Some pictures from Suwon and Seoul. Read more...

A small but flexible backup script   (13 October 2013)
After trying out a few command line scripts I have decided to write my own small script to generate full and incremental backups. This script is based on tar and can handle a number of separate configurations. Read more...

Better layout on mobile devices   (23 June 2013)
After some procrastination I have updated the CSS configuration of this website to give better results on mobile devices. When I had to browse my website with a mobile device during my holidays, I had realised that the old CSS settings make this page not usable on smaller screens. Update 2013-07-21: added navigation buttons to the picture galleries.

Pictures from Crete and Santorini   (09 June 2013)
Some pictures from Crete and Santorini, Greece. Read more...

pycrc v0.8.1 released   (17 May 2013)
Version 0.8.1 of pycrc is a bugfix release. It improves the compatible with Python3 compatibility and adds a function to the python library: the input to the PRC routines can now be bytes or strings. Removed the obsolete and unused direct parameter and fixed a bug in the generated main() function. Thanks to Matthias Urlichs. Fixed a bug in the handling of hex strings in Python3. Thanks to Matthias Kuehlewein. Read more...

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