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Next generation of VFFs

Posted 12-11-2013 at 05:23 PM by Tinkster

And more time passed, more water under the bridge, and more use of fivefinger shoes over the year.

Added seeya lace-ups and lontra to my collection of vibrams. The lontra adds a new level of goodness
to outdoor activities in VFFs. It's water resistent; means if you step in a puddle, or a stream that
is under ankle deep you don't get wet feet. Their only downside from my perspective is that they have
a fairly tight fit on the big toes, and they gave me blisters...
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Convert numeral systems (dec <-> bin <-> hex <-> oct)

Posted 12-10-2013 at 03:41 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:24 AM by druuna

Converting from one numeral system to another can be done using the bc command.

Here are a few examples in the form of functions:

# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
# - Decimal to ....
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
  • Binary
PHP Code:
# Convert decimal to binary
function decToBin() {
  echo 
"obase=2;$1" bc

Code:
$ decToBin 19
10011
...
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What is ExTiX 13 64 bit?

Posted 12-09-2013 at 12:21 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

ExTiX 13 64 bit is based on Ubuntu 13.10 released on October 17, 2013. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed Gnome 3.10 and Gnome Classic 3.10 (a perfect replacement for Cinnamon). The system language is English.

NEWS 131209
I've replaced kernel 3.12.0-2-exton with kernel 3.12.0-7-exton (Kernel.org's stable kernel 3.12.4, released 131209). I've also installed the lastest version of Vlc (version 2.1.1) from...
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Date and time functions

Posted 12-09-2013 at 11:34 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:25 AM by druuna (Small changes to layout)
Tags date, seconds, time

A handful of date and time related functions that might come in handy.
  • Convert a date or time string to seconds from epoch
PHP Code:
# ------------------------------------------------------------------ #
# Function : dateToSecs
# Syntax   : dateToSecs "[date]"
# Convert a date or time string to seconds from epoch.
# ------------------------------------------------------------------ #
function dateToSecs() {
  [[ $
# -eq 0 ]] && date --utc 
...
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Install the latest stable kernel (3.12.4) for Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit systems

Posted 12-09-2013 at 06:03 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.12.0-7-exton, equivalent to Kernel.org’s latest STABLE kernel 3.12.4, released today (131209).

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