Cygheap base mismatch in Git for Windows

This error has haunted me for several months: 4 [main] head (6660) C:\...\usr\bin\head.exe:r *** fatal error - cygheap base mismatch detected - 0x612C7410/0xAF7410. This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions of the cygwin DLL....

On dotfiles management

This will be yet another description of dotfiles management by some random person on the Internet. I will try to explain what my setup is like and why it is that way. If you're not yet using version control software for your configuration files I...

Installing One by Wacom in Debian Stretch

I believe there are many people who run Debian Stable as their main desktop OS. This article is a short how-to on enabling newer hardware in Debian Stable without switching to another version or distribution. One by Wacom Wacom has released their...

Liberating effect of Ansible

Maintaining two or three Linux machines is not that hard of a task. For many years I have thought it was not worth the effort to automate - regular backups and version-controlled configuration files seemed to be just enough. And then Ansible had...