Tibor's Musings

SSH Tunnelling

Imagine being at home and wanting to connect to a web site sitting behind the corporate firewall. The web site is not open to the outside world; one can only use it from within the corporate IP domain range. How to quickly set up an SSH tunnel to reach it?

Chromium and PDF

Chrome displays PDF files natively inside the browser via a closed-source libpdf library. This library is naturally not included in Chromium, the open source brother of Chrome. Can one achieve the same functionality with Chromium?

Git Fetch Trouble Workaround

When fetching from a git repository such as Invenio one, you may encounter a situation where fetching a branch does not work due to missing objects, all the while cloning the same repository anew works well. Here is how to work around the fetching problem.