Monthly Archives: February 2013

Google's Missing Asteroid Doodle

Google was going to put up one its famous Google Doodles featuring the Asteroid 2012 DA14 which was passing Earth on February 15, 2013 at 19:25 UTC. But the other meteorite event in Russia¬†caused them to drop the doodle because … Continue reading

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Didn't know that I had Zettabytes!

I was in the process of securely wiping some disks on a Linux box when I did a df and got the following output: demo@x225:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 130G 2.7G 120G 3% / … Continue reading

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New Way of "Passwordless" Login Using ssh

Found this online today as I was setting up a new Ubuntu 12.10 server – a quick way to set up the authorized_keys to allow passwordless ssh login. After you have created public and private keys on your workstation simply … Continue reading

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Bloody bilingual Canadian keyboard

I was looking a laptops for a friend and he didn’t want the¬†bilingual keyboards found that seem to be everywhere in Canada’s big-box stores. Personally, I can’t stand them either – the half-size left shift key that always has me … Continue reading

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