Monthly Archives: February 2007
Dreamhosts DNS servers are being really slow, and unpredictable! So what I say!? I just moved away from them. Using this free service with along with this and this to serve all my DNS needs. For a total of separate … Continue reading
I found this nice guide on getting the most out of your bash shell history. I am going to be adding some of the suggestions, the comments are also a good read.
(19:15:48) Me: dude (19:16:18) Dave: lol (19:16:28) Me: (19:17:05) Dave: sup? (19:17:22) Me: nowt (19:19:56) Dave: not out 2nite? (19:20:04) Me: yeah (19:20:09) Me: currently sat at the bar (19:20:22) Dave: and on msn.. geek (19:20:25) Me: </sarcasm> (19:20:51) Dave: … Continue reading
I have missed thee. You see I have had no ResNet (the network connection in my room) access today, from 11am till ~5:20pm, rising time till end of Blue Peter. The problem effected our block only and was quite severe, … Continue reading
Sweet Mother of all semi-conductors! Linky … RRP?
Recently I acquired a NSLU2 and have Debianised it, it is now serving inside the airing cupboard at home. I am using it has an SMTP gateway and DNS/DHCP server, I have configured it to forward all mail on to … Continue reading
I found a really useful tool for doing manufacturer lookups on MAC addresses. Linky
The ash shell doesn’t appear to support setting the PROMPT_COMMAND variable which sets the window title in xterm and companions. I found a workaround to this, by including it in the PS1 variable. I put this in my /etc/profile: export … Continue reading
I struggled a little to find out how to get the SSH fingerprint of an SSH key earlier so, I thought I would preserve how for ever more. The snippet below will return the SSH fingerprint for the machines public … Continue reading