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Ants on my table

Posted 06-02-2010 at 10:53 AM by Mr-Bisquit

 Scream your little anty screams
At the terror of your anty dreams.
My giant finger
Your tiny brain
I hear you scream
in anty pain.
Run and flee
As I spit
and make you drown.
I'll piss
and stomp
on your anty town.
Your anty prayers
will not be heard
I'll crush your hopes
like they were a turd.
Scream your little anty screams
At the terror of your anty dreams.
Enjoy your final
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Snapping Again

Posted 06-02-2010 at 10:41 AM by brianL

Back in the early '80s, photography was my main hobby,including developing and printing. Black and white mostly, because monochrome prints were said to last longer than colour. After two or three years I lost interest in it. But now I've moved into the 21st century, and got round to buying a digital camera, a Sony DSC H55. A compact with quite a lot of features (must RTFM soon!).
I gave it a bit of a test run, using one of the easy "point & shoot" modes in the local cemetery....
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Shortest command to calculate the sum of a column of output

Posted 06-02-2010 at 06:27 AM by bittner (Notes on Linux)

I had to calculate the Installed-Size for a .deb control file recently. Here is the solution I came up with:

dpkg-deb -c mypackage.deb | sed -e 's/.*root\s*//' -e 's/\s*2010-.*$//' | xargs | tr ' ' + | bc
What it does? The code tries to construct a calculation string and feeds it to the command line calculator bc as follows:
  1. use dpkg-deb to get the file size information out of the Debian package
  2. sed away all characters before and after the
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This is a good restore function too.

Posted 06-02-2010 at 03:43 AM by GlennsPref

I've noticed that this can be used to reinstall a list from


echo "run rpm -qa | sort | less > /home/glenn/build/note-rpm-installed-list-`date +%Y-%m-%d-%H`.txt, maybe upto 15kb text."/n
sudo rpm -qa | sort | less > /home/glenn/build/note-rpm-installed-list-`date +%Y-%m-%d-%H`.txt
this produces a list, but top-down, no spaces or dashes.

It still works with the code here, just has no...
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Another good example of you know what

Posted 06-01-2010 at 11:14 PM by AGer (Void cries or bashing time)

I am a subscriber to the Linux Today newsletter. Apparently Linux Today outsourced mailing the newsletter since the links to Web pages in it look like

Sometimes this works, sometimes I get the following in the browser
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