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Recent blog entries:

How to send a notification over XMPP on SSH logins

If you want to receive a notification over XMPP everytime someone logs in to your machine, follow these steps:

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AsteroidOS 1.0 Alpha on the Asus Zenwatch 3

In a previous article, I published a small userspace image and Linux kernel for the Zenwatch 3 that enables root access with SSH over USB on the watch. By now, I reached my initial goal to get AsteroidOS, the alternative Android Wear operating system, running on the Zenwatch 3.

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Small backup and recovery image for the Asus Zenwatch 3

A few weeks ago, I started tinkering with my new Asus Zenwatch 3. As I wanted to make a backup first, I connected the watch with its USB cable to my PC. Before you can access the filesystem, you have to enable a developer mode first by tapping several times on the build number menu entry under "Settings" -> "Info". Then, you can control the watch using adb. Unfortunately, you do not get root privileges on the device, hence, you cannot backup all files.

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