Running commands after reboot via cron

Did you ever had to execute a command as soon as the server has rebooted? Of course you can use traditional methods like SysV init scripts, or systemd service units, but this will only work if you’ve root access to the host in question.

Alternative Django admin interfaces

Are you using Django (the web framework) and you’re afraid of the default Django admin interface? Then there are a bunch of alternatives out there. If you don’t use it, but you’re looking for a great web framework, you should have a look at the “Getting started with Django” tutorial. Django has a built in admin […]

Using PPPoE on Linux

When it comes to internet connectivity in Switzerland, you might stumble across ADSL or VDSL. Most of the time you’ll end up with a router provided by the provider, which is already pre-configured with the connection information. This setup might work for the majority of users, but if you’re a pro-user or enterprise with special needs, […]