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A week of bash scripts – Pack

Hello blogweb, this week I’ll be posting some of my bash scripts that I use on a regular basis. To begin: Pack I tend to do quite a bit of compressing files for uploading and I cannot always seem to remember the options and order of those options that tar needs. So I built a […]

Firefox tuneup

When I configure Firefox these are the settings that make my Firefox experience better. Preference edits in order of most important top to bottom. Preferences Note: These edits are done in the configuration page (typing about:config in a new tab/window). Save previous session (the “Show my windows and tabs from last time option”): browser.startup.page 3 […]

Vi(m) Reference Card

I use the Vi Reference Card all the time but I seem to have lost my copy and since my printer is broke I decided to make an html version of it: Vi(m) Reference Card

Portage Management and the propensity to being lazay – plus updates

Got an oppurtunity to build Gentoo again on my server and this led to me building a new portage management script. Since I was at it I decided to update my Gentoo Quick Install and Clamshell iBook guides. The portage management script can be found on the Gentoo Linux Tidbits page. Enjoy!

Backup Configurations with tar Helpers

Update: This article has been supplanted by The Beauty of rsync and Backup Script. When I have to do a reinstall, sometimes I have to install from scratch – doing a clean install is just sometimes necessary. My configurations are priceless to me and after my reinstall I restore them from a backup copy. Here’s […]

A Beginners Setup to Quake Wars

If you are just getting into Quake Wars, has a Strogg just thrown a grenade in your area and then quickly pulled out his Lacerator jumping around the corner to finish you off, all before you could say, “What the…”? Welcome to Quake Wars. Quake Wars has been around for a couple years and has […]

Restore Settings on a Broken Firefox

Update: 09-29-11 – Using script to automate process, see end of post. When people have a issue with Firefox I’ve seen many people will resort to deleting their old profile (or folder) and creating a new one. This works but doing this will get rid of any passwords, history, bookmarks… therein. Having used Firefox quite […]

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