Ο μεγάλος χαμός στο φορητό μου υπολογιστή έγινε τις τελευταίες ημέρες στο ~/Pictures, όπου «ελευθερώθηκαν» περίπου 4 GB καθώς διέγραψα μερικές εκατοντάδες φωτογραφίες που υπήρχαν σε περισσότερα από ένα αντίγραφα η κάθε μία (με άλλα ονόματα ή σε άλλους υποφακέλους).
During the last three days I had the opportunity to ‘discover’ some utilities I didn’t know before and with this post I want to write down their names and some notes.
Backup application Duplicity has just filled up my /tmp, located on / partition with 3GB free space, during verification of a full backup and, finally, reported ‘failure’!After quitting Duplicity, I have 1GB less free space on my / partition. I
Just after I upgraded my Ubuntu to 10.10 version, I noticed some cron-related error messages in my /var/log/syslog file, like these: Jul 5 13:40:01 agriope2 CRON: (CRON) error (grandchild #974 failed with exit status 1)Jul 5 13:50:01 agriope2 CRON: (CRON)
I know that I’m some months late on upgrading, but for a production system I prefer to let things cool down a little before attempting the system upgrade. However, even with this methodology, there may be still some problems after
After upgrading my previous server with a new one, I run a lot of migration scripts and update procedures to make sure that everything transferred OK and worked as expected. However, a little thing kept bugging me until today. Usually,
Sometimes a programmer needs to test/debug one application by feeding it with data, random or not. In a situation like this, there are some utilities one can use to produce as many data as she needs. Let’s start with a
These days I’m experimenting with a few desktop clients to read/update status messages from/to some socail networks I participate and I want to be involved more from now on. But there is a small catch! Most desktop clients nowadays are
It’s a fact that many text editors (or word processors) have the ability to keep a backup copy of every file you edit, just to assure you that you can always restore the previous version of the file. This is
Yesterday, while I was reading some very old magazine articles, I remembered a “horror” story that happened to me a long time ago, when I was learning to administer my first Sun Solaris system. It goes like this… I was