Tag linux

link dump for 2012-04-02

Link dump for 2012-04-02 Australian Time Zone changes and DST Just pick one and stop changing it! The Mother of All Demos Not entirely ...

linux date command

this is cool, i used to do all sorts of hacks to do this at one time: davidmarsh@server:~$ date +%A --date today-1days Wednesday ...

large files

A small script to find large files under current mount point, usefull in linux, probably works in bsd and generic unixes: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ...

how to use putty and ssh

How to use Putty and SSH: Download the latest version of putty from the putty download page. You'll want putty.exe from the release version ...

flexget and pdf files

I've recently started looking at the awesome flexget and thought it would solve a problem with my sons school newsletter. Like most ...

Random Passwords

A quick php script to generate random passwords

ssh config file

#ssh config, because I always forget: ServerAliveInterval 240 ServerAliveCountMax 120 Host * Compression yes Host foo HostName foobar User ...

i got my rhct

I got my rhct, woot! I've disabled comments on this blog, but did have some discourse that was worth sharing: Hi David, Many ...

centos and dvorak

Because I can never remember, here's how to change a centos system to use the Dvorak Layout (as root): system-config-keyboard dvorak This ...

zabbix configure errors under ubuntu 9.10

./configure --enable-server --enable-agent --with-mysql --with-net-snmp --with-libcurl Here's some errors I had while compiling Zabbix on ...

stumpwm and dvorak

So I'm giving [stumpwm][] a try and of course there's a bug that doesn't honour the [dvorak][] keymap. There's a work-around at ...

gnewsense

I thought I'd give gnewsense a spin in the VM on my Mac, it looks pretty, err, pretty. There are so many choices now, with ubuntu and ...

xubuntu 904

Hooray, the latest version of my favourite ubuntu respin, xubuntu 9.04, has been released.