1. Chromium eid

    During this time of the year in Belgium most people needs to fill in their taxes forms.

    Since a few years the Belgium government provided an electronic way to accomplish this task. Using a digital passport you can authenticate yourself.

    I wanted to use this nice tool so I had to configure my local setup to have it all glued together on my linux machine.

    The necessary steps I described in this post so other interested people can use their linux setups also to fill in the tax forms.


    The mayor package to install on a fedora machine is …

  2. Ratpoison window manager

    My first steps in linux where on a ubuntu distribution, when you could order the ISO images on a cd-rom delivered by the post.

    I liked it a lot and ever since I only used linux on my home based devices. Following the releases of Ubuntu. Starting at inuits I tried something else and installed CentOS desktop on my laptop. The idea behind this was to gain experience on the CentOS distributions.

    Once I figured out that it didn't made sense since a laptop has other purposes then a server. By the time we got new machines I decided to …

  3. Conky-colors

    Back in the days I once wrote a blogpost about a conky setup on a Ubuntu desktop. In the meantime I'm not using ubuntu anymore and kinda tweaked my whole conky setup. I switched to fedora 18 and using conky-colors those days in front of the ratpoison window manager.

    This post will go trough all the steps I did to came to the actual result. When something isn't clear, or could be done on a more smoother/better way, please feel free to bug me about it!

    Installing some required packages before actually compiling the conky-colors source:

    $ sudo yum install …

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