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Here are a number of assorted aliases and functions for Bash that I’ve made in the last few months and found to be useful. Enjoy!
I wanted to connect the conveniently svelte Apple wireless keyboard and mouse to my Ubuntu media server. I don’t often have issues connecting peripherals to my Ubuntu systems these days, so I naively assumed this would be a walk in … Continue reading
In wrangling some DB exports recently I needed the number of columns in multiple CSVs. It’s easy enough to just open them in OpenOffice and check the final column number, but I wanted a CLI utility. I even entertained some … Continue reading
Consider this an extra Christmas present, at least I considered it as such Back in this post I discussed various issues with 64-bit Ubuntu systems after an upgrade. And now 15 months later I upgraded a laptop that had been … Continue reading
Often I find myself writing simple wrapper scripts for long-running tasks, like migrating a database or performing some repair or optimization process. I mainly want to ensure proper logging is kept in order to determine how long each step takes … Continue reading