Fedora Upgrade: F22 -> F23

Written by on 24.01.2016 | Technology

For the latest upgrade, fedup seems to have fallen out of style in favor of new dnf (dandified yum) functionality: dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade And the upgrade, first attempt: dnf system-upgrade download –releasever=23 Fedora 23 – i386 2.0 MB/s | 39 MB 00:19 RPM Fusion for Fedora 23 – Free 1.0 MB/s | 408 kB 00:00 […]

Fedora Upgrade: F21 -> F22

Written by on 12.07.2015 | Technology

And another: fedup –network 22

Git: Patch Export

Written by on 13.06.2015 | Technology

Recent work has had me splitting and merging git repositories using git filter-branch to carve down a cloned repo to just the desired file(s). An alternative is to use git format-patch to export the patch series representative of a file’s history. This approach is outlined perfectly here: http://tomrobertshaw.net/2013/09/migrate-file-to-a-new-git-repository-while-preserving-version-history A brief example while working on my […]


Written by on 27.04.2015 | Technology

Qmail-skim is a queue enhancement for the venerable qmail MTA. Inserted as a replacement for qmail-queue, it allows for subjecting messages to an array of user-configurable tests including simple envelope, header, and body pattern checks, with potential rejection of offending messages at SMTP/queue time. Additionally, qmail-skim can determine the fate of a message based on […]


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