Monthly Archives: March 2011

SSHFS : True power of *NIX systems

Do you use several *nix boxes? Ever need to share files among them? Don’t wish to bother with lengthy / needless / risky installations of services like FTP, Samba, NFS? Then this guide is for you. We will mount a … Continue reading

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[LINUX] Sending email from console using mutt is EASY

It is sweet to be able to send your email from the console. It is fast for day to day use (no heavyweight graphical clients) + you can set up your cron scripts to profit from that too. I had … Continue reading

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Squirrels

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Matlab : sparse vector concatenation with different dimensionality (zero padding)

Very very long sparse vectors are dangerous and explosive. It suffices to use a function or operation which is not taking into account and your memory needs explode : hard drive starts to swap, thrashing begins… and you end up … Continue reading

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Bash script counting number of files in several directories

I found myself stranded because i couldn’t find any short, efficient and fast solution to count number of files in a list of subdirectories. I am just too lazy to get manually into each of them and type ‘ls | … Continue reading

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FreeBSD 8.2 and 7.4 are out!

And the UNIX world rejoice! The latest version of FreeBSD is out and features the version 8.2. Users of 7.x branch should most certainly consider updating to 7.4 and in long term – to migrate to 8.x. Announcements has been … Continue reading

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[Almost] everything to know about graphics under Linux

I just discovered a huge README from NVIDIA which explains in details about graphics under Linux. It addresses installation issues of its drivers in first place but also introduces many technologies, settings, parameter meanings, overclocking and plethora of other things … Continue reading

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