MKS Inc. AKA “Mortice Kern Systems” and their products

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MKS_Inc https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MKS_Integrity – an application lifecycle management platform https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MKS_Toolkit – a Unix-like software environment for Microsoft Windows https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MKS_X/Server – a commercial X11 server for Microsoft Windows MKS RCS, which was renamed to MKS Source Integrity in 1992

the Jenkins “JobConfigHistory” plugin

https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/JobConfigHistory+Plugin This plugin saves a copy of the configuration file of a job (config.xml) for every change made and of the system configuration (not activated by default). You can also see what changes have been made by which user if you configured a security policy.

the Jenkins “Config File Provider” plugin — allows you to copy various similar configuration files to all your nodes — also adds the ability to edit those files through the Jenkins UI

https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Config+File+Provider+Plugin Adds the ability to provide configuration files (i.e., settings.xml for maven, XML, groovy, custom files, etc.) loaded through the Jenkins UI which will be copied to the job’s workspace.

how to end GNU’s “tail –follow” together with the termination of the utility that creates the file being watched?

https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/tail-invocation.html GNU’s tail has a command line option for this: “–pid=…“. What a nice feature!!! I was just about to do implement “it” the usual way, when I came across the manual page and got aware of this feature. Used it, worked as expected. This is great! I actually needed it first in a Windows… Continue reading how to end GNU’s “tail –follow” together with the termination of the utility that creates the file being watched?

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the Windows shortcuts for “minimize/maximize the focused window”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Table_of_keyboard_shortcuts Win+”arrow down” (actually not respected by all applications) resp. Win+”arrow up” Alt+Space then “n” (as in Minimize) Alt+Space then “x” (as in Maximize) One reason less to use the mouse sitting like 30cm away from my keyboard … — I enjoy that.

the new Synology router “RT1900ac” — router only, no modem

https://www.synology.com/en-global/products/RT1900ac https://www.cyberport.de/synology-rt1900ac-1900mbit-s-dualband-wlan-router-5644-001_184.html http://www.amazon.de/gp/offer-listing/B01773J9JU https://www.synology.com/en-global/compatibility?search_by=products&category=usb_3g_4g_dongles&p=1&product_bays=Router&product_name=RT1900ac – compatible 3G/4G dongles http://stadt-bremerhaven.de/angeschaut-synology-rt1900ac/ just in case you should not be aware of it: it does not come with a built-in modem, no DSL, no VDSL, nothing