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Corrected Broken Links

Posted 08-06-2014 at 11:41 AM by rainbowsally

I apologize for neglecting to set up a new web resource and correcting the links for so long.

It may still be a while before we can get back to some serious fooling around, but at least the links should be good now. ;-)

Thanks again for the blog lq.
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Abort, Abort!

Posted 08-05-2014 at 10:40 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I read a blog post on zenarchery earlier that was incredibly dark and depressing. Unfortunately, it was pretty accurate as well. It was about the brooding depression that seems to be commonplace among "corporate workhorses" and pretty much anyone living in the US. Here's the article:

I agree with the author on many points, namely that I identify with the angst that he alludes to, but more importantly...
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ExTiX with Gnome 3.10 :: Now based on Ubuntu 14.04.1

Posted 08-04-2014 at 08:23 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-04-2014 at 02:29 PM by exton

ExTiX 14.1.2 64 bit is based on Debian/Ubuntu 14.04.1. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed Gnome 3.10 and Gnome Classic 3.10 (in ExTiX 14.1.2, build 140804) respectively Razor-qt 0.5.2 (in ExTiX Light, build 140515). The system language is English in both versions of ExTiX.

NEWS about ExTiX 14.1.2 build 140804
All packages have been updated to the latest version by 140804. Vlc (installed from source to make...
ExTiX Admin
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Listing the average file size for all subfolders (+listing subfolders without ls or find)

Posted 08-03-2014 at 09:11 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-03-2014 at 10:04 PM by the dsc

A tiny "Frankenstein monster" one liner, adding a little bit from several sources/blogs/blog comments:

lsf | while read d ; do find ./"$d" -iname "*.*" -type f -printf "%k\n" | gawk '{sum += $1; n++;} END {print sum/n;}' |sed "s|$| -- $d|" ; done | sort -n

Where the first "command", "lsf" is actually a custom function:

lsf ()
for f in * ; do [ -d "$f" ] &&
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Cat Silliness

Posted 08-02-2014 at 02:17 PM by ttk (Unpopular Positions: One Geek's Take)

Who'd have thunk it? Simon, our laid-back happy-go-lucky orange kitty, is a scrapper!

Since we moved to this property in 2008, our cats have been hemmed in by the territories of cats from the surrounding neighborhood. If they ventured too far from the house, sometimes while still on the property, they'd get their asses kicked.

Sam, our big grey tomcat, held the other cats' territories out on the periphery for a couple of years, but he'd come out on the losing end of...
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