Downloading OpenStack images with Glance

When you create OpenStack snapshots you’ll also need to download the snapshot to a safe location. There are a couple of ways to do this; I’ll describe an easy way by using the command line tools. First install it: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:glance-core/trunk sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install glance You’ll need a keystonerc file to […]

Passwordless login via ssh in just 2 commands!

I already wrote some earlier posts on this topic; but I found a new command: ssh-copy-id; it’s brilliant. First create your SSH Keypair by running ssh-keygen this will create an id_rsa and file. The pub file is what goes on the servers, the private key (id_rsa) is what stays with you and is how […]

Spam van

Het is weer zover, we hebben weer een spammer bereid gevonden om in ons spamhoekje te staan. Zoals sommigen van jullie weten proberen we niet relevante, ongeadresseerde en/of spam uit onze mailboxen te weren. Viagra mailtjes zijn eigenlijk geen probleem; die filtert ons spamfilter er wel uit. Sinds 2009 mag je alleen nieuwsbrieven versturen naar […]

Clone your OSX to an bootable external drive

Time Machine is great for everyday backups and simple file restores, but it only gives you the ability to restore your system after reinstalling OS X. It literally takes forever to restore a complete timemachine backup to a new mac. But what if disaster hits, and you don’t have this kind of luxury? A full […]

Using vertically tiling background images for tables and tables cells in outlook 2007 and outlook 2010 to make fancy e-mail newsletters

After a whole day of searching the internet why tiling background won’t show up in a e-mail template when viewing the mail in Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2010 I finally found the answer on stackoverflow. The funny thing is that repeating background work in Outlook 2003, Outlook 2000, Gmail and in all the other e-mail […]