cd ~ wget somepackage.tar.gz tar -gxf somepackage.tar.gz man tar tar -zxf somepackage.tar.gz cd somepackage-1.23-45 less README less INSTALL ls less INSTALL.DEBIAN ./autogen.sh chmod u+x autogen.sh ./autogen.sh ./configure apt-get install libtool ./configure # grunt make apt-get install lib-dependency1824 make apt-get install lib-dependency692 make # wait 7 minutes apt-get install lib-dependency324 lsb_release -a # google lib-dependency324 on […]
Things I have learned this weekend: mysqldump is an important part of your backup workflow, but be sure to flush. CRON WILLS IT, but only if you incant the ancient prayer with “-e“. NFS root_squash is not a vegetable, but it can turn a capable man into one. ZFS listens to xattr and ACL, but […]
Sometimes, I really, really hate software.I installed this copy of MakeMKV from the source tarballs two weeks ago. Two. When I attempted to convert a disc this morning, I got this. This is the second time this software has “expired” on me. Funny, it worked just fine before the expiration date.
A few days after purchasing my 2012 Honda Civic, I’m beginning to learn a few of its quirks. The car comes stock with an audio unit that plays AM/FM, CD, Line-In, as well as USB support for thumbdrives and iPod. “How cool is that?” I asked. So I loaded up one of my spare thumbdrives […]
(Just for the sake of remembering my own damn self — and maybe helping someone else.) Earlier, I attempted to hibernate my desktop. Never done it in the 15 months I’ve had Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on here, so I figured “Hell, why not?” I hit the dropdown, and the system commenced its hibernating shutdown action. […]