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Jay Goldberg
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There's really only one winner of Superbowl LII, and that's Tide®.
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I want to date the British woman who does the Bluetooth pairing announcements.
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Google Cloud Functions always timeout
If you've hopped onto the true "serverless" cloud, you've likely played with Amazon Lambda and Google Cloud functions. I've had a particularly fun time with HTTP-triggered Cloud Functions from Google. My first foray however was shortly blocked by the strang...
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Me: "It's really cumbersome to search Apache text logs on Windows, the cmd.exe/Powershell sucks."
Coworker: "Copy the logs to a real computer and grep them there."
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Be more intelligent with your `sleep`-or- how to overengineer your scripts
The universal solution to waiting for something to be ready in shell scripting is the ` sleep ` command. Here, we're waiting for a dir to be created (say from a ` yum install httpd ` going on in another terminal), so we can ` ls ` the contents, perhaps as p...
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Kill an X application when you have multiple X servers running
Mistakenly started a screensaver on my Chromoting session. Needless to say, a real pain when you have to unlock your local workstation AND the remote end after a minute of inactivity. Of course, now you have duplicate screensavers running, and it's not appa...
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Simple field searching with MongoDB
Tons of articles detailing full-text search. But that's not what we want. For us UNIX folks, we just want to "grep" a field: db.collection.find( {path: /serverpush.html/ } ) The slashes are essentially wildcards.
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9menu vs ratmenu vs dmenu
Today I played around with some of the X11 popup menu options available out there, after I had started using i3 as my window manager. i3's simplicity is great, but it also left a bit of a hole in my toolset, as I often used a system-wide context menu, or ro...
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iodine does not need an actual IPv6 interface, but will fail if AF_INET6 is not enabled, so you should change your kernel params as so: # sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=0 It was likely net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=1 . I encountered this problem ...
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rsyslog for IQeye network cameras
The classic IQeye cameras (not Xilinx, Ambarella-based ones) include built in syslog daemons that will log to a syslog server of your choosing. 514/UDP naturally. This applies to models like IQ7xx, IQ8xx, IQ5xx (not sure about IQ54x), but not IQx3x models l...
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