malloc failed – ipl 1st gen nano

for those of you that are running ipl on a 1st gen nano that get a “malloc failed” error in the little box on some songs just reboot ipl your buffer is full

/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lperl

/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lperl i hate this error here is the fix: hostname:/usr/lib$ sudo ln -s substitute 5.8 for whatever your version number is all you are doing is creating a link from /usr/lib/ to /usr/lib/

thunderbird access from command line (linux)

for those of you that have ever needed to access an email stored in thundirbird from the command line while away from your machine : ssh to your machine go to your home folder –> cd .thunderbird inside of .thunderbird you should see a folder with a .default extention. cd into this folder cd to … Read More

quick and dirty timestamp conversion

quick perl script to convert unix timestamp to human readable time #!/usr/bin/perl print scalar localtime(shift||time), “\n”; usage: ./ <timestamp> example: ./ 1175313600 Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 2007