greatest instant messaging quotes ever pt 2

as quoted again by mf: mf: failover? me: cable mf: put a load balancer on that thing with an access point and peer with your phone’s wifi as backup link me: lol mf: that’s something we would do here, except we would make the load balancer out of a palm3 with screwdrivers for antennae and … Read More

cell phone madness

great screenshot from my nexus one: this is running: cyanogenmod nightly 240 (passion) wildmonks kernel from 11/07/2010 radio FRG83 5_12_00_08 you can google that stuff or find it via xda

shell script password snippet

i was writing a script and needed to hide input for a password. here is the snippet: echo -n “please enter password and press [enter]: ” STTY_ORIG=`stty -g` stty -icanon -echo KEY=$(dd bs=1 count=1 2>/dev/null) while [ x$KEY != x$(echo) ]; do PASSWORD=$PASSWORD$KEY echo -n \* KEY=$(dd bs=1 count=1 2>/dev/null) done echo stty $STTY_ORIG # … Read More

thinkpad t61 with gentoo & tuxonice 2.6.36

so recently i realized that i needed suspend-to-disk and suspend-to-ram on my laptop. after much research i realized that i should use the tuxonice gentoo kernels (sys-kernel/tuxonice-sources). so first thing i did was compile 2.6.36-tuxonice with thinkpad-acpi and all the suspend-to-ram, suspend-to-disk and tuxonice configs. (grab my .conf file here for your reference) once you … Read More

tmux goodness

i have made the switchover to tmux (in gentoo: app-misc/tmux) from screen. from the tmux site: tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals (or windows), each running a separate program, to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in … Read More