Tag unix

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 ...

Random Passwords

A quick php script to generate random passwords

cyberduck

Wow, I've just tried cyberduck and I'm pretty impressed. I didn't know I was missing it until now. It's really handy, I don't have to drop ...

just found this handy vi tip on reddit

sick of :wqing your shell/perl script in vi just to run it and then opening it again to fix a bug? you can run it straight from vi by ...

select menu items in ksh take 2

a few improvments to my menu select ksh code

fix ownership of users home directories under unix

If the users home directories and files gets accidently changed in bulk (eg using a chown -R in the wrong place), this script will change ...

select menu items in ksh

Update: This has a few bugs and end condition errors. See Take 2 for a better version. A little ksh shell script I wrote to turn menu items ...