BSD syslogd in Linux
modern syslog and standards
Some time ago now I was in a meeting with a customer where I first learned of the new syslog standard, RFC5424. I say “new” because, despite it being ten years old, it was new to me.
The result is a fully RFC compliant
syslogd, and a
libsyslog with a
syslog.h header for sending RFC5424 events from applications!
Basic CGI in C with Merecat httpd
This post is a writeup of how to use basic CGI programs in Merecat httpd v2.32.[Read More]
Controlling Display Brightness
... in Awesome WM
I run Awesome on Ubuntu 19.04 with XScreenSaver. This post is a brief writeup of what I did to fix the ugly default fonts.[Read More]
HowTo: Set up Merecat with Let's Encrypt certificate
This post is an update of what’s happened since last I posted about my many pet projects. As usual nothing fancy. If you want to know more I suggest you find one on GitHub you’re interested in. File an issue, or better yet, post a pull request to scratch that itch you have deep down: 👉 https://github.com/troglobit[Read More]
A lot has happened since my last post; I had my bike stolen, stumbled upon the guys who’d stolen it, got mugged by same guys, decided I’d had enough and then bought a house and moved to another city. That’s the long and short of it.
I’m OK, sort of.[Read More]
Dark Themes Ahead
If we do nothing
Reminder to self: How to fix Firefox
about:config when using a Dark
Theme in Gnome or Awesome.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:system76/pop sudo apt update sudo apt install pop-theme
I then use gnome-tweaks to select the Pop-dark-slim theme. Now, the problem is that certain text box inputs in Firefox is either completely dark or white and the text cannot be seen until you mark it. This isn’t specific to the Pop!_OS theme, Adwaita-dark is exactly as bad.[Read More]