Author Archives: biffster

SCP ignore symbolic links during copy? 

By | June 21, 2021

Quick reminder to myself: sometimes realizing you’re using the wrong tool is a critical troubleshooting skill: “I knew that it was possible, I just took wrong tool. I did it with rsync rsync –progress -avhe ssh /usr/local/XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:/BackUp/usr/local/ Source: Is it possible to make SCP ignore symbolic links during copy? – Stack Overflow

How To Completely Disable Tracker, GNOME’s File Indexing And Search Tool – Linux Uprising Blog

By | September 17, 2020

Tracker. *ugh* don’t even get me started on a rant about Tracker… The GNome team forgot all about Linux philosophies somewhere along the way. So how to completely disable Tracker, so it no longer indexes any files, and stop having any Tracker process running in the background? You can mask the Tracker systemd services to… Read More »

I Ching Online

By | June 22, 2020

This is perhaps the best way to help understand the I Ching is not a fortune/future telling exercise. This is no fortune-telling gimmick — in fact, the I Ching often frustrates attempts to divine the future from its pages.This oracle is solely concerned with the present — YOUR present. Source: I Ching Online.NET – About… Read More »