.bash_profile vs .bashrc or why does OS X ignore my .bashrc in Terminal.app?
It’s a bit fiddly but it can be done. Cmd+m to the item you want to un-minimise, then while still holding cmd, press Option. Release Cmd and then finally release Option.
Cmd+m to minimise a window in OS X
In org-mode in emacs, M-<RET> will add either a new heading or if your insertion point is between a list item and a heading, it will add a new list item. This is not always desirable. To add a new heading try C-U M-<RET>. I only discovered this as I got frustrated with org-mode insisting […]
writelatex.com is awesome. Edit your $LaTeX$ document and see the changes almost immediately.
I found collectd causing rrd illegal attempt to update using time errors. I was seeing a whole load of lines like this in my syslog: Aug 20 16:27:12 mythbox collectd: rrdtool plugin: rrd_update_r (/var/lib/collectd/rrd/mythbox/df-root/df_complex-free.rrd) failed: /var/lib/collectd/rrd/mythbox/df-root/df_complex-free.rrd: illegal attempt to update using time 1345444032 when last update time is 1345444032 (minimum one second step) It was […]
The recent Mat Honan hack got me thinking about password strength. It turns out he was hacked not due to having a poor password, but because of a security flaws in Amazon and Apples’ systems. Nevertheless it serves as a good reminder to keep yourself safe. One thing you can do is use very long […]
cssarrowplease makes lovely speech bubbles in pure CSS.
I switched to using the Twenty Twelve WordPress theme a few days ago. I really am liking it although I’m not sure about the header image being below Site Title and Tag Line. That looks a little strange to me. Having said that, I think Twenty Twelve looks fantastic on the demo site. Currently you […]
I came accross this great tool for displaying mathematical equations the other day. MathJax not only supports \(\LaTeX\) syntax but also renders the equations as pure text, so no unsightly images and they scale beautifully. You can also right click on the equation and see it’s \(\LaTeX\) code. The code for MathJax is open source, […]