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Giorgos Keramidas
Facebooker. BSD fan. Literature friend.
Facebooker. BSD fan. Literature friend.

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"Saving & Restoring Mate Terminal’s Color-Profile Information": a handy shell script for obsessive color tweakers.

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IRC channel key setup for auto-join channels in GNU Emacs' #ERC  client —

Did something change in recent nightly builds that breaks adb access?  My Nexus (maguro) stopped showing up in 'adb devices' listings since I updated to 10.1-20130310-NIGHTLY.

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A tiny patch to enable Perl locale support in igor and now we can have automated checks for common mis-spellings of Greek words too in the FreeBSD doc tree. Word list updates coming Real Soon Now(TM)...

Development VM still going strong with LLVM-only #FreeBSD  and dogfooding of 10.0-CURRENT:

kobe:/usr/src$ uname -a
FreeBSD kobe 10.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT #0 r248104M: Sat Mar  9 19:15:09 CET 2013     keramida@kobe:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
kobe:/usr/src$ gcc
-bash: gcc: command not found

I think it's about time I allocated an afternoon to swap Ubuntu with FreeBSD and a nice encrypted ZFS-root pool on this laptop.

Want to mass-upload a bunch of books to your Kindle library? Try scripting mutt and it's wonderful -a option for MIME attachments:

Then wait a bit for the Kindle library backend to parse the books' metadata and they should start showing up in your device.

I think I just broke some sort of record for "patch committed to manpage with very old modification time" with r247189 for bsearch(3) in FreeBSD's svn repository:

-.Dd April 19, 1994
+.Dd February 22, 2013

Almost 19 years! I should have waited another year or so to hit 20 :-)

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Now that I finished the published parts of "A Song of Ice and Fire", I needed a new book series. So I got myself one!

New bootable USB image being installkernel+installworld'ed with 10.0-CURRENT as I'm typing this. Excited!

kobe:~$ mount | sed -ne /chroot/p
/dev/ufs/USBROOT on /mnt/chroot (ufs, local, soft-updates)
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