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Posted 03-23-2010 at 01:42 PM byrocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Don't you hate it when ideas flow so rapidly that you can't get them written down fast enough? I find myself in this situation sometimes, and it really is quite annoying. On the plus side, if I ever start up my business that I've been meaning to start, I'll have hundreds of plans to fall back on if something goes wrong...even if 5 out of every 6 ideas didn't make it to paper in time =)
Posted 03-23-2010 at 10:11 AM byLufbery (The Slacker's Blog)
I have a Sony Clie PEG T-415 PDA that I've used for years -- probably since 2001 or 2002. It still works perfectly, so I have no plans to retire it. The Clie is a Palm OS-based PDA. It uses Palm OS version 4.1 and came with Palm Desktop 4.0. I have since upgraded to Palm Desktop 4.1, but the differences between the versions are slight. The main point is that Palm Desktop is a great program and it is an indispensable adjunct to my Sony handheld.
BAR is backup archiver program to create compressed and encrypted archives of files that can be stored on a hard
disk, CD, DVD, or directly on a server via FTP, SCP, or SFTP. A server mode and a scheduler are integrated for
making automated backups in the background. A graphical front end that can connect to the (remote) server is included.
So today I decided I was tired of dealing with a whole large directory of zip files. Since all the zip files were uniquely named, I figured might as well make a corresponding directory name and unpack each one in there.
Good luck doing that in Winderz. But I'm not in Winderz. I'm on a shell prompt. So what's a nerd to do.
Well, so far I worked it out this way. In bash, I did:
for i in *.zip;do unzip $i -d `echo $i| sed -e 's/.zip//g'`;done