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Installing HomeBridge as Docker Image on Synology

Mon, 8 Feb 2016 20:29:29 +0200

This article explains how to install and omeBridge, an opensource implementation of Apples HomeKit API, on a Synology Diskstation. This tutorial requires that you own a Synology Diskstation with an Intel CPU that can run Docker. ...

Fun with Eclipse Browser Settings in IBM Notes

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:30:59 +0200

Just because we can, you can play around with some settings in IBM Notes on Windows. Instead of using the Internet Explorer engine to render websites in Notes you can use XULrunner, the engine from the popular Firefox browser. First check which engine ...

Annoying Scroll-Lock indicator popup on Lenovo Thinkpad with Windows 7

Wed, 25 Aug 2010 08:22:29 +0200

On a Lenovo ThinkPad W510 I had an annoying problem with a popup indicating if the Scoll-Lock key was pressed. That tiny little grey window was popping up in the lower right corner of the screen. The reason for hating that popus is that in Flightsimulator X ...

Cool Paragliding Video

Tue, 29 Dec 2009 11:59:17 +0200

I found this cool video on YouTube with lots of impressions of the Pre-European Paragliding Championship in Abtenau. See more information on the European Paragliding Championship 2010 page or on ...

What happens if a kid finds that solving a rubix cube is not enough

Mon, 21 Sep 2009 21:11:42 +0200

Last Christmas my son, now 14 years old, got a robotic toolkit present. This is a video showing the result. I was honestly stunned by surprise. He uses the robotic toolkit to move the cube. A webcam is linked to a PC to feed the algorithm. A Visual Basic ...

Is reading MIME emails slow in Lotus Notes 8.x after upgrading to Internet Explorer 8? (Solution inside)

Mon, 8 Jun 2009 13:19:51 +0200

I installed Internet Explorer 8 some days ago and wondered why the integrated Webbrowser now takes very long to start and why opening a MIME email takes more than a ...

IP address filter for SMTP inbound connection controls

Thu, 4 Jun 2009 11:46:22 +0200

In a configuration document for an IBM Lotus Domino server you have the option to configure which IPs are allowed or denied to connect using the SMTP protocol. I would like to share some details on these settings as the field help is not covering all ...

Protect your IBM Lotus Domino Server against brute force attacks on non HTTP ports

Fri, 30 Jan 2009 10:30:44 +0200

I am sure you are familiar with Internet Password Lockout which was added in version 8. It's a nice feature everybody likes to use having a Domino Server reachable from all the Internet. Unfortunately this feature works for HTTP and HTTPS only. If you use ...

Using Domain Search to index files in the filesystem

Sat, 9 Aug 2008 14:33:10 +0200

After posting a trick regarding Domino Domain Search I was asked to provide some basic details on the configuration. I am going to show how to configure Domino Domain Search to index files so you can search for content. ...

A Domain Search trick

Tue, 5 Aug 2008 17:02:28 +0200

Domain Search is quite an old feature of IBM Lotus Domino but not quite popular. One reason may be that using Domain Search from a browser has some limitations (read on for a workaround). Basically, it is a fulltext search across multiple databases (even on ...