Update 22/04/2013: I have moved the contents of this post to a dedicated page found here
My most recent
# portmaster -Da revealed a package conflict: py-setuptools was merged with py-distribute.
Affects: users of devel/py-setuptools (i.e you)
devel/py-setuptools was replaced with devel/py-distribute. py-setuptools port will be removed shortly.
To fix this:
# portmaster -o devel/py-distribute devel/py-setuptools
man 8 portmaster:
-o <new port dir in /usr/ports> <installed port>
replace the installed port with a port from a different origin
There are currently 3 different iPhones and 2 different iPads in my household that need updating – from iOS versions 3.x, 4.x, and 5.x. In order to make the transition to iOS version 6.0.1 (current), I first have to back up each device via iTunes. Unfortunately, my meagre 60GB SSD system drive will not suffice. I have decided to use NTFS’
junction function to link directories on separate hard drives. I had to move
%APPDATA%\Apple Computer from my system drive to a separate
D:\, using cmd.exe:
move "%APPDATA%\Apple Computer" D:\
then issue the following command in cmd.exe (as admin):
mklink /J "%APPDATA%\Apple Computer" "D:\Apple Computer"
For the curious,
%APPDATA% contains the full path to the Application Data folder of the logged-in user, e.g.,
Our little one taking a bath:
A throwback to the NES days of old, this video has recently become a favourite of mine. It features Anamanaguchi – Jetpack Blues, Sunset Hues,
Anamanaguchi is a chiptune indie rock band from New York City that “makes loud, fast music with a hacked NES from 1985.” Akin to other chiptune artists, Anamanaguchi creates music using synthesizers, albeit unconventional ones: namely a hacked NES and Game Boy.
CouchPotato in FreeBSD, firstly acquaint yourself with my previous blog entry on Sabnzbd+Sickbeard on FreeBSD, and then perform the following additional steps:
At Step 3, fetch CouchPotato’s source code:
# cd /usr/local && git clone git://github.com/RuudBurger/CouchPotato.git couchpotato
NTFS-write in FreeBSD is possible with
NTFS-3G from ports. From
NTFS-3G is a stable, full-featured, read-write NTFS driver for Linux, Android, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenSolaris, QNX, Haiku, and other operating systems. It provides safe handling of the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 NTFS file systems.
To install NTFS-3G, do:
# portmaster sysutils/fusefs-ntfs
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Flickr makes it easy to share uploaded photos in WordPress blogs, and I couldn’t resist taking the opportunity to share a photo of my beautiful son Victor.
WordPress.com doesn’t allow you to use potentially harmful code on your blog, it does allow you to post source code for general viewing. Provided that you enclose the source code within a
shortcode wrapper, you will be able to preserve the code’s formatting; enable syntax highlighting for the programming language used; and highlight specific lines in the code. For example, for a CSS snippet, do:
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