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Tmux Bootstrap Configuration

Just a list of commands to quickly configure tmux with some of the best (i.e. my favorite) plugins and options. Feel free to disagree...

Find Large Files

Every time a filesystem is running out of space and I need to find something to delete, I end up googling the syntax for...

Clone Raspberry Pi SD to Larger Card

This is more of a note to myself: every time I need to clone the RPi card, I end up googling things for an...

Fixing Sudo

A decade-old massive and easy-to-exploit security hole (CVE-2021-3156) has been found in sudo allowing for full root access by any unprivileged system user. This...

A Wrapper Script for unrar

Just a straightforward wrapper script for the unrar command that allows extracting specified filetypes from multipart archives while utilizing all available CPU cores. Seriously, who...

Show Logged In Users During a Time Window

Let's say you want to see who was logged in on the server during last weekend. This includes users who, say, logged in on...
When Was that Server Built?

When Was that Server Built?

Just a quick note on how to (sort of) figure out when a server first came online. This can be useful to various folks...
Deleting Lots of Files Quickly

Deleting Lots of Files Quickly

I am not talking about hundreds or thousands of files. I am talking about hundreds of thousands. The usual "/bin/rm -rf *" may work...
Bash and Expect Snippets

Bash and Expect Snippets

A small collection of maybe helpful examples of how to use expect with Bash. This is a very useful tool, especially when writing a...