#bash Articles

  • 2012-07-08
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Update to Spotify - An RSS Feed

After some time the solution I devised on https://www.guldmyr.com/script-to-check-for-an-update-on-a-web-page/ just did not elegant enough (also it stopped working). Instead of getting some kind of output in a terminal sometimes somewhere I decided to make an RSS feed that updates https://guldmyr.com/spotify/spot.xml instead …

  • 2011-11-24
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Install FreeBSD in VirtualBox

The Past I used to run FreeBSD 5 and 6 about eight years ago on a Pentium III 900MHz machine with maybe 768MB RAM. It was very slow but after a lot of tinkering with the kernel I got it to boot and run very nicely. Fluxbox was the window …

  • 2011-11-18
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Simple RRD graphs

This is how to create simple RRD graphs using one data source that can be 0 and above. It is not an "ever increasing" counter. It will look like this: 1. Create the rrd database I wrote this down in a .sh file so I can go back later and …

  • 2011-10-19
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Script To Check For an Update on a Web Page

Hey! This is used for me on my Linux workstation to get a notification if there is a new spotify release whenever I open a new terminal.. It would be applicable for other (probably also simple) pages that aren't updated frequently. Reason: http://repository.spotify.com/pool/non-free/s/spotify …

SunOS 5.11 OpenSolaris Man Page Trick

Ever had to read a man page on a Solaris system? You'll see these SunOS 5.11 System Administration Commands on each page in the manpage, making it quite hard to read. To make it more readable you can run this: man $1|grep -v 'SunOS 5.11'|grep -v …

  • 2011-04-13
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The bash shell - Linux terminal keyboard shortcuts

Hey! Recently found out that there are some quite awesome shortcuts available that I've missed - extremely useful if you use the bash shell in *Nix. To see which one you are using you can type 'chsh' in a terminal - this will tell you if you are using /bin/bash. Go …