I write this diary reluctantly. Its dishonest honesty wearies me. For whom am I writing? If I am writing for myself, then why is it being published? If for the reader, why do I pretend that I am talking to myself? Are you talking to yourself so that others will hear you?

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Configure Wake-on-LAN using systemd. ...

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Execute systemctl command asynchronously and do not wait for its completion. ...

January 23, 2023 · milosz · systemd

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Sometimes GRUB can complain about missing device map file. ...

January 21, 2023 · milosz

How to configure systemd service as regular user

Configure systemd service as regular user. ...

January 20, 2023 · milosz · systemd

How to configure wireless connection using command-line utility

Configure wireless connection using command-line utility. ...

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