This is just a shameless translation of the german post Raspberry Pi: USB-Stick und USB-Festplatte einbinden from Jan Karres. Jan is also mounting ntfs and fat drives, but I just need ext4 so we will skip his first step. I have also changed some small other things.

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The default user on a fresh Raspbian is pi with the password raspberry. To feel a little bit more save I would like to delete the user pi and change the default root user password.

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When downloading a virtual machine at https://dev.windows.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/ I'm always getting a Unknown network error from my browser, in this case chromium. But I had the same experience with iceweasel.

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This post will contain a list of common unix commands for user management that I didn't use that often, but that are pretty common for others. And just to prevent me from searching again in the web I will collect them here for myself.

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A little bit special today, but I would like to show how to rotate every second page of every PDF file in a directory. This mostly happends if you scan a book for example and that looks something like this after scanning.

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This is the third and last post of this series.

  1. Create Debian 8 Jessie VirtualBox
  2. Install Debian 8 Jessie Virtual Machine
  3. Create Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant Box
We have now created a VirtualBox and a fresh install of Debian Jessie on it. Now we will prepare the box to roll it out to other developers. This post is a mix of Create a Debian Wheezy Vagrant box from Alexander Fahlke and Building a Vagrant Box from Start to Finish from Tyler Bird.
I hope you have installed the latest version of Vagrant.

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I would like to show how to build a VirtualBox Vagrant box with Debian 8 Jessie. This is the second of three posts that will guide you step by step on how to build a Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant box.

  1. Create Debian 8 Jessie VirtualBox
  2. Install Debian 8 Jessie Virtual Machine
  3. Create Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant Box

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I had to build some vagrant boxes in the last weeks. And so I would like to show how to create a vagrant box with Debian 8 Jessie step by step. As I like to show a lot of screenshots I have splitted the post into three parts.

  1. Create Debian 8 Jessie VirtualBox
  2. Install Debian 8 Jessie Virtual Machine
  3. Create Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant Box
I hope you have installed the latest version of VirtualBox.

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It's fun to write small simple tools in the evening to come down. Here a tool to escape HTML as you can find it on every other HTML lerning website. It will replace the following characters with the right entities.

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Today I would like to present some nice little ASCII tools that helped me a lot to write some of my posts or by beautifying my console programms.

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