I recently got an Asus Eee PC 4G so I could avoid lugging around a heavy notebook when traveling. The Xandros distro which came preinstalled was cute and booted very fast (~17 secs), but ultimately I felt I needed something a bit more versatile (oh, the stock Xandro also lacked WPA2 wireless support, which was [...]
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November 10th, 2008 · No Comments · Firefox, Linux, Python, Ubuntu
August 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Linux, Ubuntu
I recently discovered a handy script for Nautilus to mount an ISO image using the right click context menu. It’s a handy feature that lets you quickly peek inside an iso CD/DVD image (in read-only mode), without messing around typing the typical command line (sudo mount -o loop -t iso9660 myimage.iso /media/iso).
June 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments · *nix, Linux
I sometimes need to remind myself how to edit that crontab file … today I found a great little graphic on the Linuxconfig wiki that sums it up nicely: Sometimes, I also pipe the stdout and stderr somewhere (like “/usr/local/sbin/backup.sh >>/var/logs/backups.log 2>/var/logs/backups.err“) if I want to avoid getting emails with the output from cron … [...]