Hooking up Arctic P311 Bluetooth Headset with KDE 4.6.x on openSUSE 11.4 [Update]

Hooking up Arctic P311 Bluetooth Headset with KDE 4.6.x on openSUSE 11.4

I’ve got myself a  Arctic P311 bluetooth headset and am now trying to pair it with my openSUSE 11.4, KDE system. But… :/ But I guess, there’ll be some updates to come to this post, until it

  1. Works, or
  2. I give up :/
Trying to pursue solution „a“ here 🙂

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Linux „at“ ignores timezone

While trying to solve some Nagios issue, I remembered that there’s the „at“ command scheduler. It allows to execute a given command at a specified time. So, for example, it’s possible to say „run the SMS sending command at 7 o’clock“:

echo sms-sending-command | at 07:00

If invoked like that, 07:00 is interpreted to mean „07:00 in the current timezone„. It’s also possible to say that 07:00 is supposed to be in the UTC timezone, like so:

echo sms-sending-command | at 07:00 UTC

On my Solaris 10 machines (and also on my Mac OS X notebook), this really works like it should — but on Linux (I tested ArchLinux, Debian & Mandriva), it doesn’t 😦 Check this out: Weiterlesen

Nagios/Icinga: Veritas NetBackup Volume Pool Check Plug-In

To monitor the number of available tapes in a „Volume Pool“ of our Symantec/Veritas NetBackup installation, I was looking for a „Plug-In“ for Nagios/Icinga. And on „Jurry’s Blog„, I found a sample script, which I „enhanced“ a bit.

Here’s the script:

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