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18 years of DEBIAN starting from version 5 "Sid" until the recent 10 "Buster".
Before that done 6 years of system administration including a SCO UNIX Server and a couple of Windows Servers and dozens of workstations. The largest system was nearly 100 PC's, devices etc. at 3 locations with LAN and VPN's, Firewall and Phone via landline and VoIP.

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LINUX - OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE About open-source software and specific LINUX software for the Debian distro
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GnuCash - Jahresabschluss und Neueröffnung

Posted 08-30-2018 at 09:21 AM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)
Updated 08-30-2018 at 09:22 AM by error_401

Fast nirgends findet sich eine einfache und auch für Laien verständliche Anleitung zum Jahresabschluss mit GnuCash. Die meisten geben zwar gute Tipps, z.B. für jedes neue Jahr eine neue Datei anzulegen, allerdings keine Anleitungen wie der Gewinn/Verlust verbucht, die Buchhaltung abgeschlossen und eine neue mit leeren Aufwand/Ertrags Konten eröffnet wird.

INFO: Löscht keine Konten aus der Gruppe 9 bevor ihr nicht sicher seid, wozu es dient.


ABSCHLUSS:
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CD-ROM data recovery - ddrescue respectively gddrescue

Posted 12-12-2012 at 10:00 AM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)
Updated 12-18-2015 at 05:27 PM by error_401 (Updated information)

I have a lot of pictures stored on CD-ROM's which over time start to loose data.
I want to recover as much data as possible and store it on my NAS. I have assembled my experience in this blog sort of a tutorial and reference.

1. Install ddrescue (gddrescue)
2. How it works - Manuals
3. Figure out your devices and prepare ddrescue
4. Use it on a damaged CD-ROM (data loss due bad sectors)
5. Recover as much data from data CD-ROM as possible
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ffmpeg - and why it mostly won't work for normal users

Posted 06-19-2012 at 10:38 AM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)
Updated 12-18-2015 at 05:31 PM by error_401

Since I've got a new compact digital camera about a year ago I have the trouble that it's internal format is .MTS

.MTS ? What the heck is that? A question a lot of people will come up with as not all of us are the video cracks and sooo knowledgeable about all that stuff.

So - what would work under Linux to do something useful with all your videos having an .mts format?

Searches will lead you to ffmpeg a very powerful tool for video conversion. But unless...
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My software under Linux - usability of the distro

Posted 04-22-2012 at 01:14 PM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)
Updated 04-04-2020 at 04:34 AM by error_401 (Update on Debian 8, 9 & 10 entries and software)

I have promised a bit about the software I regularely install on my Linux machines. For brevity I give the program name which can be searched for on the internet and for the apt-get users the package name with wich to install as well as a short description why I install this software.

As of: APRIL 2020

Structure:
Proper Name of Software / apt-get package name / description

Here we go:
SECURITY SOFTWARE
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