Monthly Archives: November 2009

IMAP Checker

m-tecs.net – IT Development & Consulting IMAP Checker is a program that checks your IMAP mail account. It displays an icon in the Windows system tray when you have new mail. Possible replacement for IMAP Notify which is getting very … Continue reading

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mod_substitute – Apache HTTP Server

mod_substitute provides a mechanism to perform both regular expression and fixed string substitutions on response bodies. via mod_substitute – Apache HTTP Server.

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How to set up a l4d2 server on Linux

Specfically for Centos / RHEL but broadly applicable. You should have general familiarity with Linux before you attempt this. As your normal user create a screen – this is a virtual terminal your server will be running in, I strongly … Continue reading

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Sanyo Eneloop Rechargeable Batteries

[amtap amazon:asin=B000IDUOPA] [amtap amazon:asin=B000IDWDKO] Just bought some of these – normal rechargeable AA / AAAs discharge completely after 1 year – these are supposed to hold 85% of their charge in that time. Also you can use a “normal” charger … Continue reading

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Command line ebay sniping

As eBayAgent doesn’t seem able to keep up with changes to ebay’s HTML, I have moved to esniper. This doesn’t run as a daemon with a countdown like eBayAgent, but in conjunction with at it will do the same thing. … Continue reading

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Convert text files between mac / dos / unix

Mac -> UNIX: tr ‘\r’ ‘\n’ < macfile > unixfile UNIX -> Mac: tr ‘\n’ ‘\r’ < unixfile > macfile DOS -> UNIX: tr -d ‘\r’ < dosfile > unixfile UNIX -> DOS: ‘{ print $0″\r” }’ < unixfile > … Continue reading

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Desktoptopia

Sad that the desktoptopia website & macintosh preference pane has gone? Well, try intefacelift instead.

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Nerd Merit Badges – 05: Family Tech Support

Nerd Merit Badges – 05: Family Tech Support I think I deserve this badge

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