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A very useful command. How many times are you caught editing a file and then need to exit just to redo it with sudo?
 
Most useful vim tim for sysadmin/devops ever! Save a privileged file with vim without existing from current session. Append following to your ~/vimrc:

command W :execute ':silent w !sudo tee % > /dev/null' | :edit!

#vim   #unix   #linux   #sysadmin  
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It isn't often when I edit files that need superuser access but when I do I have a tendency to forget to sudo it.
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My buddy....

#shibainu   #shiba   #inu   #dog   #dogs   #doglovers  
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RapidDisk / RapidCache 2.13 now available. Not a huge update here:

* Bug fix with rxadm binary and mapping RapidCache to pre-existing partitions.
* Added more information to RapidDisk proc_fs file.
* Addressed compile warnings for GCC 5.1

Also, this code has been tested on the 4.0 kernel.

Thanks go to Steven Rudolph for finding the bug and testing the fix. 

You can pull it from the git repo: http://www.rapiddisk.org/?page_id=7

Or download it from the SourceForge project page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/rxdsk/

#linux   #kernel   #development   #opensource   #ubuntu   #centos   #redhat  
Software. If what you are looking for is not listed here, please visit our Documentation Wiki. RapidDisk / RapidCache. Download and installation. You can clone the latest (and stable) 2.x source tree from the git repository: $ git clone http://git.rapiddisk.org/rxdsk-2.x.git ...
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Awesome!
 
Ever been working heads down at the office, but needed to jot down a quick note for later? Send notes directly from your computer to your Android phone, and have them ready in your pocket when you need them.
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Enjoying some imported Sake. Again, a gift from my sister who just came back from Japan. +Tania Koutoupis​​
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So, my sister, +Tania Koutoupis​, came back from Japan last weekend and surprised the children with some toys; including this crazy Japanese Lego-like model of a T-Rex. I was very grateful for the pictures as I do not read Kanji. Delilah and I just finished it.
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It stays together fairly well. The pieces are not going anywhere.
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This explains the leak under our kitchen sink. The extension pipe corroded so badly that it was crumbling to the touch. Damn brass.
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Enjoy one of my older articles republished on the +Ancient Origins website in Spanish! :-D
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Los Etruscos surgieron en la que fue Etruria (hoy en día Toscana) en las regiones occidentales y centrales de Italia, al norte de Lacio. Aunque sus orígenes son  debatidas continuamente en el mun
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The past couple of days I have been playing with GNOME 3 and GNOME Shell themes. Here is:

* Paper GTK and Icon themes
* Petitlepton GNOME Shell theme
* Dash to Dock Extension

It should be fairly obvious that I am liking the Material design.

#gnome   #gnomedesktop   #gnome3   #gnome3desktop   #gtk   #linux   #unix  
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I like this look.... paper themes are completely in now.
 
Fedora 22 Gnome 3.16.1.
Paper theme Gtk and icons.
Ozon Shell theme   #GNOME316    #FEDORA22   #PAPERTHEME  
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A new song posted....
 
I bet you didn’t think I was actually going to do this.
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  • Inverness Storage Solutions, LLC
    Chief Technology Officer, 2013 - present
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Bring me my monocle. I want to look rich.
Introduction
By profession I am an experienced Linux/UNIX developer working on embedded, kernel/device driver, and application development. I am fluent in Greek and even spent some time teaching myself an introductory level of both Biblical Greek and Hebrew (along with a general understanding of Semitic grammar); which in turn was used to publish two of my three books based on history and theology. I am also author of multiple Linux related articles published in issues of Linux Journal, Linux Pro, and Linux+ magazines. When I am not busy being a good husband and an excellent father (of two), I spend my free time writing device drivers and applications for Linux projects. This includes writing kernel code.

Technical published articles include:
  • Advanced Hard Drive Caching Techniques (Linux Journal 9/2013 Issue 233)
  • The Lustre Distributed File System (Linux Journal 10/2011 Issue 210)
  • Data Deduplication with Linux (Linux Journal 7/2011 Issue 207)
  • Managing Storage Volumes with Btrfs (Linux Pro Magazine 3/2011 Issue 124)
  • Archiving Data with Snapshots in LVM2 (Linux Journal 1/2011 Issue 201)
  • Data Backup Applications (Linux+ 1/2010)
  • Linux RAM Disks (Linux+ 4/2009)
  • Linux Storage Management (Linux+ 3/2009)
Shortened list of historical & theological published materials:
  • The Enigmatic Etruscans (2014)
  • Identifying the Teresh of the Sea Peoples (2014)
  • Identifying an Ancient Battle and Dating the Song of Deborah (2014)
  • A Paradise Lost: In Search of Eden (2014)
  • Gateway to the Heavens: The Assyrian Account to the Tower of Babel (2014)
  • Was There Ever a Trojan War? (2014)
  • Did Mycenaean Greeks serve in the Egyptian military of Ramesses? (2014)
  • Trojans at the Battle of Qadesh (2014)
  • In Search of the Origins of the Philistines – Part 1 (2014)
  • In Search of the Origins of the Philistines – Part 2 (2014)
  • Homer: From Oral Tradition to Canon (2014)
  • The ancient settlement of Akrotiri and the mass exodus of Therans (2014)
  • Biblical Origins: An Adopted Legacy (2008)
  • An Adopted Legacy: Neo-Assyrian Origin to Hebrew Lore (2007)
  • Addendum to Biblical Origins: An Adopted Legacy (2009)
  • A Critical Analysis of Genesis 14 (2007)
  • The Nephilim: Their Origins and Evolution (2007)
  • The Babylonian Orion and Cetus (2007)
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I have a wonderful wife and two beautiful children. I also have two of the greatest Shiba Inu dogs.
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This is my favorite museum in the entire Chicago land area. It is a relatively decent size and you can spend half a day viewing all of the historical artifacts and sculptures. The primary focus of this museum and the campus' archaeology department is the ancient Near East. So it is super exciting to see things from cultures less commonly shown in more mainstream museums. You will find items from Sumerian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Hittite / Luwian, Israelite, Egyptian, Persian, Nubian, etc. cultures. I love this museum so much I consider it a second home and have visited it more times than I can count.
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