This is my Christmas/holiday playlist for 2017! I had to re-do it once, but this is the final version. All of these songs mean a lot to me, I hope you find some songs that you like. Just click “Play” below.
Happy holidays, everyone!
This is a nicely-written primer for using kill and a list of common signals.
Below is a list of a few common signals, the numeric value of that signal, the action that is associated with it and how to send that signal to a process. This list, while not complete, should cover general usage of the kill command.
Ayup, this is pretty much exactly right… (NSFW, profanity)
Geek post! 🙂 There are a few utilities that I use that are not well known, but I find critical. One of the ones that I use most is Synergy. It’s function is straight-forward: share one mouse and keyboard among multiple computers. What makes Synergy awesome, though, is how far above and beyond this functionality Synergy goes. First, it’s cross-platform: I use it to share between my Linux workstation and a Macbook Pro seemlessly. Second, it supports clipboard sync – e.g. copy some text on the Macbook and paste it into a window on the Linux workstation like they are the same system.
Synergy is software for sharing one keyboard and mouse between multiple computers.
Oh my gosh, oh my gosh, oh my gosh!!! The Internet Archive just dumped a metric buttload of Amiga games and software! Anyone who loved and used an Amiga back in the day will be rejoicing today! There are so many classic titles available. Looking through the list, I see some of my favorites (Lemmings 2, Pinball Fantasies, The Lost Vikings) plus a ton that I always wanted to play (Batman: The Movie, Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh, Ninja Mission). I even see a bunch of non-games.
This is so friggin’ amazing!
Years and years ago, I wrote about an awesome crontab header that I had found somewhere on the net. At the time, I linked to the page but did not include the actual header in the blog post. Now, the site that I linked to is gone, and I could not find the header anywhere in my dot files.
Fortunately, Squarism came to the rescue!
# minute (0-59),
# | hour (0-23),
# | | day of the month (1-31),
# | | | month of the year (1-12),
# | | | | day of the week (0-6 with 0=Sunday).
# | | | | | commands
It’s that wonderful time of the year again! We’re less than a week out from Thanksgiving, so I wanted to spend most of this journal entry talking about strategies to use to enjoy the holiday without self-sabotaging my weight loss this year. Hopefully this will help you out, too!
In this week’s video – recorded live from one of our local parks – I babble about how our bodies tend to try and get rid of weight if we stay out of their way. I think I probably have talked or written about this before, but it keeps coming to mind. Once a person is 50+ lbs overweight, our bodies actively start trying to lose some of that weight/fat. We aren’t meant to be that obese, and our…
I know, I know, normally when I’ve taken a couple weeks away from this journal, it means I’ve started gaining a ton of weight. That isn’t the case this time – I just completely lost track of days/weeks. I’m back now, though, and this week I’m babbling about my activity habits over the last 9 months, including how I’ve tended to feel about exercise videos/equipment, along with my newest endeavor,…