ARCHIVES November 2016

Switching to QNAP

Backup, backup, backup.  Then verify your backups.  Its what separates the noobs from the seasoned professionals.  Seriously.  My Time Capsule has served me well with two MacBooks in my household.  Backups just happen automatically, and on the one occasion where I had to do a restore…it worked flawlessly.  Even the desktop icons were in the same spot!…




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bash -> zsh -> fish

I love bash.  It has served me well and is an essential component of av as we discussed in a previous post.  A couple of years ago, I got very annoyed in the lack of case-insensitive tab completion.  Lets take this simple example: So bash here isn’t going to complete to ‘Picture’ because its case-sensitive. So, enter…




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Pakke and Unpakke

I’m sure five times a day, you download some code in some form of compressed file format.  Could be a .zip, or a .tar.bz2 or a .tar.gz, maybe its even a .7z.  For me, its almost everyday and the mental logic goes like this: 1) Downloaded some file off the Internet 2) ‘ls -al’ 3) Looks…




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