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sed to the rescue again

Some days you just want to quickly edit a bunch of config files in one go. One of the reasons I use Ubuntu LTS is that it’s got long term support (<light sarcasm>is that why it’s got LTS in the… Continue Reading →

CSS specificity is your friend

Note to self: Using "Inspect Element" in Firefox and looking at the selector you can avoid styling everything except what's broken specifically. (It was ".entry-format-badge.genericon" in case I forget.)

Note to self: Using “Inspect Element” in Firefox and looking at the selector you can avoid styling everything except what’s broken specifically. (It was “.entry-format-badge.genericon” in case I forget.)

Namecheap dynamic DNS setup with ddclient

I recently received an e-mail from my free dynamic DNS provider that said I can upgrade for a fee or I can every month login and re-validate that I’m still using their service. As I’ve been mooching off of them… Continue Reading →

Force logout Mac users

Yet another one of those write this down Jan, it will come up again posts. There’s almost certainly a better way to force log out absent users on a Mac but heck, this works for me. To kill off all… Continue Reading →

Tabs and spaces

Self? Remember this: You’ll need it later. At work I use bash, sed, [e]grep, cut, tr, and occasionally awk if I can’t get out what I need from the others. These aren’t used as scripts per se, just some tools… Continue Reading →

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