Category: BASH

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shell shockers – eject

Welcome to my Shell Shockers. A slew of interesting tips and tricks on using the Linux command line. As many people may remember To eject  a cd from the cd drive you use the “eject” command. it has been this way as long as I can remember. but I never knew that it could be …

.bash_fluff

great things to put in bash Find this or that ls | grep ‘this|that’ List files used today alias ld=’ls -alt | grep $(date +%F)’ Sans Comments alias sc=’egrep -v “^[[:space:]]*(#.*)?$”‘ Dairy Queen what is in a directory alias dq=’du -h –max-depth=1′ Calve Very small memory alternate alias dq=’ls -1 |xargs du -h -s’ Bash …

Linux speed hacks

Preload Install an application called prefetch which preloads commonly used files. It may take a few days for the program to learn your preferences so be patient. soon you will notice a significant boost in speed for your most commonly used applications. Note: Prefetch has been renamed to preload sudo apt-get install preload TMPRAM If you have …

TiddlePie – A simple command line tool to download, edit and email tiddlers

About TiddlePie: As you may have read in my earlier post. you can send tiddles to a blogger blog via email. Here is a script that makes things a lot easier. This is based on my previous post  “How to import your TiddlyWiki into a Blogger Blog ” and has been refined and is simple and easy …

TiddlyWiki Tricks

Tiddly Tricksin bash, to count the number of pipes in each line try: cat test_table.tdl |while read line; do echo $line |sed ‘s/[^|]//g’ |wc -c; done where test_table.tdl is the file.use this as a here doc dropped into less: while read line; do echo $line |sed ‘s/[^|]//g’ |wc -c; done << end | less -NS …

DirecTV Whole Home DVR Setup – Part 2

Now that you have the DVR set up and ready it is time to set up your Mini Recievers for the rest of your house. Mini Receiver This box hooks up to the other TVs in your house. One per TV. To Set it up plug it into the Power, TV and satellite line. Then Just Like the …

DirtecTV Whole Home DVR- Self Setup. Part 1

First You Start With your DVR Box Plug Plug the included Ethernet cable into this box and then wireless router Under the door that holds the DirectTV Card their is a little red button. Push the red button. Wait.  Once your screen returns to the DirecTV programming you are all set. Thats it for this Part 1 

VT Code Camp 2012- Pristine Pictures

Here are the Photos of the VT Code Camp involving our Fun With Arduino presentation, Arduino RC Car (Arducar) in a box Me presenting the ArduCar Controls An Attendee Checking out the Temperature Sensor Project   Another attendee looking at the TSP Flint and I Presenting the Arducar Me at the podium plus the Snobot Frame  Me showing off …