Archive for January, 2007 | Monthly archive page
I made an improvement on the previous script. Added some colors, better time calculations, a “patch” from Murat that allows users to interactively quit the script. Here is the updated script.
Scenario: You`re at work, you upload something BIG to your home machine. You leave work. You come home, you want to see the progress and you also want to know the speed of the upload/download. (if the connection stalled or not) (Our test file is: hda1.tar.gz) You can try: watch ls -al hda1.tar.gz But I [...]
A voice from Guatanamo`s darkness A current detainee speaks of the torture and humiliation he has experienced at Guantanamo since 2002. By Jumah al-Dossari, JUMAH AL-DOSSARI is a 33-year-old citizen of Bahrain. This article was excerpted from letters he wrote to his attorneys. Its contents have been deemed unclassified by the Department of Defense. January [...]
I have to use Lotus Notes… Unfortunately. It`s a good overall tool, and mail client, but I don`t like it… Anyway but I have to use it. I don`t use Microsoft Windows at work anymore. I have a gentoo box which handles everything that I need, very efficiently. But I needed to use Lotus Notes… [...]
Here on LA Times, I read an article about how amazon.com prices “mysteriously” increase when you put them in your shopping cart and check them out later in a day or two. Here is an excerpt from the article about how things actually would look stupid in a real life situation: Imagine this: You go [...]