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Published on June 10, 2014

Marathon Dash (Boulder Dash clone on C64)

While recovering some old C64 floppy discs (most of them are still working after 15 years!) I found "Marathon Dash", a Boulder Dash clone for C64…

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Published on June 06, 2014

Giana Sisters "The lost Levels"

In 1989 the two german programmers Sandy and Prof. Knibble hacked the C64 game "The Great Giana Sisters"…

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Published on April 30, 2014

Using git versioning to keep track of your UNIX settings in `/etc/`

The idea is quite simple: Using git's versioning and remote capabilities to keep track of your settings in /etc/. Why…

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Published on April 28, 2014

Wrong Rabbit (a small groovy piano piece)

A small piano piece wich I write back in 2000…

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Published on April 28, 2014

How to download a gist file directly to the shell

github's api is exclusively provided in JSON which is quite comfortable if you're working with JavaScript but unhandy on console…

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Published on April 27, 2014

Sending mails on unix shell through SMTP

sSMTP makes sending mails via external smtp servers (Gmail for instance) quite easy. So I'll write down all necessary steps of this anwer answer to do so. The steps are tested on Debian / Ubuntu…

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Published on April 27, 2014

Game of Thrones theme for piano

Today I recorded a version of the "Game of Thrones" theme for piano, you can listen to it on soundcloud or download the mp3 here

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Published on April 27, 2014

Mondtraum (piano piece)

I wrote this song back in 2002 by experimenting with a two hand melody which became the in- and outro…

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