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  1. Canon EOS 400D and gphoto2

    Πριν μερικές ημέρες χρειάστηκα να τραβήξω μερικές φωτογραφίες με την Canon EOS 400D μου, χρησιμοποιώντας remote capture. Συγκεκριμένα ,ήθελα να φτιάξω ένα script που να τραβάω κάποια αντικείμενα φωτογραφία και να συσχετίζονται αυτόματα με την αντίστοιχη εγγραφή τους στη Database.


    Ομως το gphoto2 δεν ήθελε με τίποτα να δουλέψει. Έβρισκε …

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  2. Site thumbnail generation using khtml2png

    For a friend’s project, i investigated various ways to generate a site thumbnail.

    The obvious one is to simply go to the desired website using your favorite browser, take a snapshot using your favorite program. Guaranteed to work :).

        For obvious reasons that never became a real option so my …

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  3. Xine pvr:// undocumented feature

    Thu 07 June 2007 | tags: linux
    I am happy owner of a Hauppage WinTV PVR 150 card. On linux, both mplayer and xine support it but xine has special support for it (in the form a special MRL for it nonetheless) so this is why i prefer it.
    The problem i had was that the PVR … read more


  4. Defense against ssh brute force attacks

    I have ssh daemon open on this server and accessible to the internet. I need it since i need to access my computer when i am away. Recently, however, i became the target of brute force attacks against sshd. I would block the offending IP using iptables but this would … read more


  5. MgOpen fonts ebuild for Gentoo

    The people at Magenta.gr have released some fine Greek fonts for free. They are available at:  http://www.ellak.gr/fonts/mgopen

    For Gentoo users i created an ebuild that will do the installation for you.  get it here. This is my first attempt at creating an ebuild but … read more


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