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  • Find -exclude
    30 May 2018

    I was looking for a --exclude flag in the gnu find tool, there is not one, for good reason I guess but I wanted it without having to dive in and learn about -prune (you lazy bastard!), so anyway, I did this:

  • More ways to install packages in arch
    23 April 2018

    Arch moves pretty fast and is really stable considering.

  • Install Arch on a usb stick
    17 April 2018

    Some steps to follow in order to install Arch Linux on a USB stick (from an existing Arch Linux)

  • ReactJS controlled/uncontrolled warning
    17 November 2017

    I was tinkering with some ReactJS code and I occasionally came across the following warning when using form inputs.

  • Check those SSL certs
    13 November 2017

    I had to update some ssl certs using a cloud service UI and cli tool. I was not sure which SSL certs I needed, so I checked the current config using these nifty command line tools, summerised like so:

  • Rspec matcher truncated too much
    2 November 2017

    I was in a situation where I needed to get rspec failure output NOT to shorten the output of a failed match.. apparently there is option in works but right now I could use this.

  • average-time-per-line-write
    31 October 2017

    Someone asked me “How long are those background jobs taking?”

  • vim-plugin-not-required
    9 October 2017

    When using vim and working within Rails project I found it a PITA to manually open the corrosponding rspec file or app file in the split layout I wanted.

  • AirVPN on Arch
    26 September 2017

    I wanted a VPN for use at home, so I did 1 second of googling a decided upon AirVPN

  • Arch broke and it was awesome!
    1 August 2017

    I use Arch Linux running on an encrypted root filesystem (btrfs) The other day I rebooted and it could not decrypt my file system .. I was faced with this: