tagged 'quick-tips'

Nicer utilities for the command line

Here follows a list of reasons why maybe you should think about using a proper job scheduler whenever you touch an existing cron job, or create a new one: ...

AWS EBS snapshots stuck at 0%

A common action you have to do in while using AWS EC2 is an EBS (elastic block store) volume snapshot. ...

Install Raspbian and configure Wi-fi without a monitor or keyboard

I’ve just bought a Raspberry Pi and not having access to an extra monitor, keyboard or mouse I had to make do with just a router and an ethernet cable. ...

Extracting archives the easy way

I’ve recently updated to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and decided that I liked the way OS X extracts things. ...

Simple guide to packaging python applications

This will be mostly a self-note for the future, and from someone who packaged an application for the first time today. ...