EmacsWiki: NTEmacs With Cygwin

https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/NTEmacsWithCygwin This is great!!! Now I can do “Search Files…” in Emacs’s dired-mode again — just like “everywhere”. How to get it to start in the user’s home directory? Create a shortcut for runemacs.exe, move it to AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\ ! Modify the properties of that shorcut accordingly!

my self-hosted Git server on my NAS

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10391522/git-does-not-appear-to-be-a-git-repository – the crucial question resp. advice there: On your server, go to the directory that is the repository and type pwd. The output is the full path of the repository, make sure you use that. I am using ssh://HOST/… Git URLs for that purpose.

Git, Windows, and how to deal with CR-LF

https://git-scm.com/book/tr/v2/Customizing-Git-Git-Configuration#__code_core_autocrlf_code I am working in a UNIX-ish environment under Windows, so I don’t want Git to convert my Linux-LFs to CR-LF and vice versa. This is my Git setting: $ git config –global core.autocrlf false

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git, https URLs, invalid SSL certificates

My recent git problem looked like this: $ git clone https://git.CORP.org/GROUP/REPO.git Cloning into ‘REPO’… fatal: unable to access ‘https://git.CORP.org/GROUP/REPO.git/’: SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate What are the available approaches? get a proper certificate and use it! switch off SSL verification! Approach (1) is certainly better than (2). But maybe you are… Continue reading git, https URLs, invalid SSL certificates

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icons on flaticon.com

Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com are licensed by CC 3.0 BY. I needed an icon for my profile on a corporate GitLab site, and I chose one of their icons: https://www.flaticon.com/free-icon/showman_122463 They asked to credit them in public – that’s why I created this blog article.

“pdftohtml” – the one PDF utility I cannot “be” without

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poppler_(software)  – very nice description of the poppler-utils https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xpdf https://github.com/Entware-ng/Entware-ng https://github.com/Entware-ng/Entware-ng/wiki https://github.com/Entware-ng/Entware-ng/wiki/Install-on-Synology-NAS I actually mean “pdftohtml -xml” – which creates XML from PDF, and this is my command line: $ pdftohtml -xml -i -nomerge -hidden FILE.pdf resp.: $ pdftohtml -xml -i -nomerge -hidden FILE.pdf FILE.pdftohtml.xml Sometimes I need to run “pdftohtml -xml” (on the command line)… Continue reading “pdftohtml” – the one PDF utility I cannot “be” without

disabling password authentication with sshd

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20898384/ssh-disable-password-authentication Apparently there are numerous attempts to log into my NAS (with invalid passwords) from the WAN side. Synology offers a feature to block IP addresses after a couple of invalid attempts and also log that blocking, and I am making use of that feature. After quite some months I got worried by the overwhelming… Continue reading disabling password authentication with sshd

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