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Monthly Archive April, 2003

you are what you eat, and as much of it

April 30, 2003

Fortune.com – Magazine – We’ve Got to Stop Eating Like This The broader point is that human diets are eminently changeable; they change all the time, and there is nothing inexorable about the national drift toward bloat. There is also nothing immutable about the swill that people buy in supermarkets and restaurants. A generation ago […]

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abandon all hope, ye who enter here

The Dante’s Inferno Test has banished you to the Sixth Level of Hell – The City of Dis!Here is how you matched up against all the levels: Level Score Purgatory (Repenting Believers) Very Low Level 1 – Limbo (Virtuous Non-Believers) High Level 2 (Lustful) Moderate Level 3 (Gluttonous) High Level 4 (Prodigal and Avaricious) Low […]

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lazy man’s file backup

April 29, 2003

Put this script on your crontab: #!/bin/sh /sbin/mount_smbfs //username@server/share /Volumes/share cd ${HOME}/Documents/ find . -mtime -1 -a \! -type d -exec cp -rp {} /Volumes/server/username/Documents/ \; It mounts a server share that you know gets backed up, finds all your files that got touched today, and copies them to your directory on the share. Set […]

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command line smbfs mounts

I got this working and thought it worth putting down here for my own memory, and perhaps to help someone else. It’s possible to mount Windows (a/k/a CIFS or samba) shares on the command line. You need to create a .nsmbrc file (not unlike a .netrc file), and populate it like the one below. This […]

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