Finally I got my first own raspberry pi
\o/ and now it’s time to set it up.
The one I have is from the famous german distributor called Reichelt, which by itself is not that relevant (besides of the nearly unbeatable price), but the
important thing about it is the equipment it is shipped with: an Edimax wireless USB adapter with Realtek RTL8188CUS controller, compatible to 8192cu.
For months I’m dealing with the problem of not being able to watch embedded
videos inside of Safari on my Mac.
Even searching the web didn’t come up with a good solution so I started to live
with it – until now.
When I start a coding session and need to focus and concentrate in an office
with other colleagues hacking and talking, I need to dive close myself off
with the headphones on.
Finding the right music is not trivial, everyone has his or her favorites,
but here are some suggestions I can give that fit to my needs.
These days I’m trying out a different working setup using vim, tmux and
One of the drawbacks I couldn’t find any solution for is how to safely quit a
running session, such that running programs are quit before they get killed.
Today I had (again) trouble with spork, the rails pre-loader.
Here’s how we could finally beat it and may prevent others from falling into
the same trap.