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Exception: Unexpected quote at 1:2 (CSV::MalformedCSVError) Crystal

While trying to parse an Amazon pay file, I stumbled across this particular problem:Exception: Unexpected quote at 1:2 (CSV::MalformedCSVError)The reason: Amazon Pay encodes it’s files in UTF-8 with BOM. The BOM is an optional (in UTF-8 files) marker. You can see it with the tool xxd for instancexxd apolish_amazon_2018DecMonthlyTransaction.csv | lessThe three dots at the [...]

By | Januar 13th, 2019|Crystal Language|Kommentare deaktiviert für Exception: Unexpected quote at 1:2 (CSV::MalformedCSVError) Crystal

Install Crystal on Docker: how to add the Crystal repository to Docker in the Dockerfile

Dockerfile (excerpt)ENV APT_KEY_DONT_WARN_ON_DANGEROUS_USAGE=DontWarn RUN apt-get update && apt-get install -y \          software-properties-common \          build-essential \         libevent-dev \         libssl-dev \         libxml2-dev \         libyaml-dev \         libgmp-dev \         libreadline-dev \         apt-transport-https \         iputils-ping \         git \         aptitude \         nano \         openssh-server \         && apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 09617FD37CC06B54 \         && add-apt-repository 'deb https://dist.crystal-lang.org/apt crystal main' [...]

By | Januar 11th, 2019|Crystal Language, Docker|Kommentare deaktiviert für Install Crystal on Docker: how to add the Crystal repository to Docker in the Dockerfile

Alpine boot process on the Raspberry Pi

Today we will have a look at the Alpine Linux boot process on a Raspberry Pi in some detail.The picture shows the contents of a "virgin" SD card with the Alpine image, which has not been booted yet.This picture shows the contents of the boot folder.Initial boot Stages on the Raspberry Pi Refer to this [...]

By | Januar 10th, 2019|Alpine Linux|Kommentare deaktiviert für Alpine boot process on the Raspberry Pi

PiDoctor, a free online tool to check Raspberry Pi computers

PiDoctor is a free online tool to check Raspberry Pi computers and display the information in an clear way to users. PiDoctor is part of picockpit.com, a growing collection of tools to support Raspberry Pi single board computer users.Leipzig, January 10, 2019 - pi3g e.K., an approved Reseller of Raspberry Pi computers for Germany, Switzerland [...]

By | Januar 10th, 2019|PiCockpit, PiDoctor|Kommentare deaktiviert für PiDoctor, a free online tool to check Raspberry Pi computers

nlplug-findfs documentation

nlplugfs-findfsusage: %s [options] DEVICEoptions:-a OUTFILE add paths to found apkovls to OUTFILE-b OUTFILE add found boot repositories to OUTFILE-c CRYPTDEVICE run cryptsetup luksOpen when CRYPTDEVICE is found-h show this help-H HEADERDEVICE use HEADERDEVICE as the LUKS header-k CRYPTKEY path to keyfile-m CRYPTNAME use CRYPTNAME name for crypto device mapping-o OFFSET cryptsetup payload offset-D allow discards [...]

By | Januar 9th, 2019|Alpine Linux, Raspberry Pi Embedded Development|Kommentare deaktiviert für nlplug-findfs documentation

OfficeTabLoader.Dll Initialization error 4

I’ve bought and installed OfficeTabLoader, as I work A LOT with office documents – don’t know why I didn’t come up with the idea to optimize this before! Anyways, right out of the box I get this Initialization error 4 from OfficeTabLoader.Dll.It turns out that my Antivirus Software (Bitdefender) is the problem:This works with heuristics [...]

By | Januar 9th, 2019|Tips & tricks|Kommentare deaktiviert für OfficeTabLoader.Dll Initialization error 4

Crystal libevent-2.0.so.5: cannot open shared object file

Today I upgraded my Ubuntu to 18.04.Compiling a file with Crystal gives me the following error:stderr:     /root/.cache/crystal/usr-share-crystal-src-ecr-process.cr/macro_run: error while loading shared libraries: libevent-2.0.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directoryThe library in question, libevent-2.0.so.5 has been superseded by libevent-2.1.so.6 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libevent-2.1.so.6 Crystal is of course aware of this and will link [...]

By | Januar 5th, 2019|Crystal Language, Development|Kommentare deaktiviert für Crystal libevent-2.0.so.5: cannot open shared object file

Introducing PiCockpit and PiDoctor – how to test your Raspberry Pi and get information about it

We strive to make the Raspberry Pi even easier to use for everyone.Introducing PiCockpitTo this end today we are introducing our new platform PiCockpit. PiCockpit will be extended over time with useful tools for Raspberry Pi users and administrators.We start out with two tools to help the Raspberry Pi community:PiDoctor – an easy, comfortable and [...]

By | Januar 5th, 2019|PiCockpit, Raspberry Pi Blog|Kommentare deaktiviert für Introducing PiCockpit and PiDoctor – how to test your Raspberry Pi and get information about it

Interview with Simon Long of Raspberry Pi about the Raspberry Pi Desktop, UI design, and much more!

Important background information: this interview was done in early July 2018, so some applications to which Simon refers might already be released, etc.Max: This is the interview with Simon Long of the Raspberry Pi Foundation who is mainly responsible for Raspbian the desktop OS.Simon: That's right.Max: Many applications like VeraCrypt release binaries for the Raspberry [...]

By | Januar 4th, 2019|Interviews, Raspberry Pi Blog|Kommentare deaktiviert für Interview with Simon Long of Raspberry Pi about the Raspberry Pi Desktop, UI design, and much more!

Crystal & Alpine on the Raspberry Pi

Bringing together two interesting technologies:Alpine Linux – a small-size and security oriented Linux distributionCrystal – a compiled language with a nice syntax (similar to Ruby)on the Raspberry Pi (armhf / ARMv6, which would also support the Pi Zero W)is not possible currently, as of 21.12.2018.There is no (at least no easy) way to cross-compile Crystal [...]

By | Dezember 21st, 2018|Alpine Linux, Crystal Language, Raspberry Pi Embedded Development|Kommentare deaktiviert für Crystal & Alpine on the Raspberry Pi