Hi there! I'm Ruben Schuller and here you'll find some notes about how I've done things, so I can safely forget about them ;) At the top you can also find links to my GitHub and Bitbucket repositories.

If you want to write me you can use mail ate rbn.im for emails or ruben ate orgizm.net using jabber.

radicale setup

11 November 2017 config sane-way-of

how to setup a current radicale on a server with no existing python 3000 and staying sane in the process.

syslinux on usb key

11 November 2017 config

steps to install syslinux to an usb key. shown here is how to boot memtest.

upspin suffix setup

23 September 2017 config

basic setup for servers and clients is described at upspin.io/doc/. to use suffixes (normal and +snapshot), a bit more setup is required on the client side.


15 June 2017 b0rken config

i recently noticed that my wifi was really slow. checking it revealed that i only had 1Mbit as bitrate, while the link quality was fine.

i use thinkpads and really like the trackpoint. i also like middle clicking. this leaves one in a state where no sane scolling is possible, hold-middle-scrolling-trackpoint just seems wrong. so heres how to use the wretched trackpad for scrolling, disabling it as mouse.

bolt usage

26 January 2017 go bolt

Most of the time I’m too lazy to use a real RDBMS and it would be overkill anyway. bolt offers a nice embedded alternative. It’s not really complicated to use and has excellent documentation. Some more examples can never hurt though.

Using a window manager with KDM as login manager can be a bit tricky. This is how I’ve got dwm and ssh-agent with prompting for passphrases to startup correctly.


26 January 2017 slackware

My repository of slackbuilds can be found at Bitbucket.