Category Archives : Scripting

Downloading “Astronomy Picture of the Day” with subtitles

Some time back I came across Astronomy Picture of the Day – some picture are really stunning. I wanted to have this as a wallpaper, but subtitled with the description (I still want to know what I am looking at!). So I wrote a Bash-script doing that for me. It […]

Automatically learn Spam/Ham on your own IMAP server

There are these little things on your server, you set them up once – then a long time passes – and then you realize, it is really helping you a lots and (most importantly) it is still working. One of these things for me is how I handle Spam/Ham on […]

kill -9 $$

I hate it when I keyed in a password on a shell prompt and pressed enter already. This is short, easy to remember and doesn’t do nasty things like editing your history file… PS: Works definitely with bash, dont know about others.

The perfect backup 9

As far as I can tell, I have finished my backup-solution @ home. It is working fine for a couple of weeks and I am happy with it. I call it “Backup Robot”. Main idea The main aim of this idea is that I have something what backups all my […]