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One Virus Too Many

So while my dad is reinstalling Windows after being wiped out by a virus that got by both IE 8 and McAfee I’m installing Fedora on an old HP I have lying around. My dad is gonna give Linux a try for a while. He’s fed up. I figure its worth a shot. He wants […]

October 20, 2009 | Computers | Comments Off on One Virus Too Many

Client side pre- and post-svn hooks with Unix Aliases

Its probably nothing new but I came up with a way to do client side post- or pre-svn actions. Its nothing revolutionary but has already come in handy. The script is *nix only (though I don’t see why the same process wouldn’t work on Windows if it supports command line aliases like *nix does). I […]

April 23, 2009 | Code, Computers | 1 comment

SU from within VIM

I can’t even count how many times I’ve edited a read only file in VIM, not even noticing the warning that pops up telling me so. Its a royal pain to type in thing twice, especially config changes. After a little looking around I found a way around it. Its not perfect and its not […]

July 28, 2008 | Computers | Comments Off on SU from within VIM

“su” to root on OS X without enabling the root user

I guess this is an old unix trick, but I didn’t know it: sudo su – You must have sudo rights (ie: be an administrator). Thanks, Jeremy!

June 4, 2008 | Computers | Comments Off on “su” to root on OS X without enabling the root user

Gippy vs. HP EPC

So, in my infinite wisdom I decided to get myself a generic PC, used, and dual boot Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu Linux. Simple, eh? There are tutorials littering the web about how to do this. So as not to bore you with a long, sorded story about the entire troubleshooting process I’ll get straight […]

October 22, 2006 | Computers | 9 comments