Note To Self: Setting Up VNC Desktop For Remote User

Another one of these things I always end up forgetting: setting up a Linux (in this case: Ubuntu) server so that users can login using a VNC client and get a (slim) desktop.

First thing you need to do is make sure you have a VNC server (tightvncserver), desktop apps ...

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Pelican Switch Follow-Up
Blogger wasn't working out after all...

Phew, all internal links on the blog should work fine now. There are a bunch left which link to the old Blogger pages, but that’s fine I guess; I’ll fix these as they come.

I promised to follow-up with some more details, so here goes…

Quickly after writing ...

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I Did Switch to Pelican

Just a quick heads up to let you know that this blog will look a bit different — once again!

Although indicated otherwise about a week ago, I’ve nevertheless decided to move away from Blogger and migrate to Pelican.

I’ll make sure to go into the details in a ...

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A Bukkit Jython Console Plugin for Minecraft
A Python interpreter for a Bukkit Minecraft server

Summary and Changes

This post describes how you can create a Python interpreter for a Bukkit Minecraft server, providing access to the full internal API. Commands are issued on a separate console window and do not require players or server administrators to be running the game itself.

Following list provides ...

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I Almost Switched to Pelican, a Static Blog Engine

Visitors familiar with my blog will notice a pretty big change when viewing this post. The blog’s been due for a redesign for some time now, so a few days ago I finally went through with it.

The redesign took more time than expected, since I spent quite a ...

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Raring / Digital Ocean Server Setup

Two years after having moved to Linode, coming from Slicehost, it seems that a new competitor is once again at the horizon, namely Digital Ocean.

I’d heard good things about them already, especially on Hacker News, praising their competitive pricing and clean dashboard. However, being newcomers to the field ...

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Games I’ll Keep An Eye On In 2013

In the same spirit as last year, this is a (preliminary) list of game I’m interested in, releasing in 2013.
First of all, let’s revisit 2012… Here are the games I was interested in last year, together with the outcome — at least according to me:
- Star Wars: The ...

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Ubuntu 12.04: “fixed channel mon0: -1”

Still having problems in Ubuntu with the fixed channel being -1 when using aircrack and friends? Luckily, the solution does not require patching this time (as it used to), as the following solution (obtained from this forum post) now works for me. The problem is basically that the channel can ...

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