Category Archives: Linux/Unix

Automatic XML transformations between namespaces – draft status

I have revised the draft about Automatic XML transformations between namespaces. This is the first version of the draft which is nearly complete (except of descriptions of particular transformations). However: There may be errors, omissions, and logical inconsistency. There should … Continue reading

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XML namespaces – my development plan

Despite of that I have earlier said that my specification writing fails, I have developed a more or less consistent specification which I am going to implement. I am going to implement it in the form of a HTTP proxy … Continue reading

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CIL compiler for Debian released

As a step toward toward robust Linux sandbox, I have released CIL compiler for Debian Linux. See version 0.0.0+git20140511-1 (not 0.0.1-1) at this link for the source. It compiles on x86 architecture. It is unknown whether it works on x86_64 … Continue reading

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Toward robust Linux sandbox

Sandboxing means running a program in a closed environment (such as no permission to open new files, no or restricted network access, etc.) in order to protect from malicious or erroneous software. In Fedora Linux there is `policycoreutils` package which … Continue reading

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Running X sessions and setting the environment

Since the long ago time when I used both XWindows and Linux console using getty program, I’ve setup some files this way: ~/.bash_profile #!/bin/bash source ~/.bashrc source ~/.bash_common ~/.xsession #!/bin/bash source ~/.bash_common numlockx on exec gnome-session In ~/.bash_common I’ve put … Continue reading

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My experience with Gnome 3 in Debian Linux

Because the latest Skype for Linux was not installable with Debian Linux 6 (Squeeze) I decided to install pre-release (“testing”) of Debian Linux (called “Wheezy” or just Debian 7). The main change which I felt was Gnome 2 -> Gnome … Continue reading

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Running an XWindow program from a terminal

Suppose you want to to start an XWindow program from a terminal with its input, output, and error output redirected to null (/dev/null). Moreover you want the started program not to be hit with SIGHUP signal and exited when you … Continue reading

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