Making the switch from Windows or Linux to Mac OS X is not without pain. The extra CMD key plays havoc with muscle memory, and the “Windows Explorer” of Mac OS X, Finder, is quite a different beast to what you might be used to in the Windows or Linux […]
Open large files in Vim with care
If you want to load a large file in Vim you should disable the swap file to speed things up. It’s simple to do as well: Vim -n file.txt If a file is over 4096K or so and I have enough system RAM (not usually a problem) I’ll do it […]
Death and Divorce Unix style
When you break up with your significant other you go through the motions of living your life, but in a daze. At some stage you need to let go and move on, no matter how hard it is. (from xkcd) PS. Congrats Elly on the move to WordPress! A pity […]
Digital Camera Support for UN*X
From the ILUG mailing list, this page looks like a very informative paper on general digital camera and computer use as well as driver support for various Unix systems. Worth reading the first few paragraphs even if you don’t use Unix.