Below is the process required for setting up password-free sign in for “user” at a server called “foo.com”. I’ve added links to “Explain Shell” throughout so you can see an overview of what the commands and arguments do. First, create your .ssh directory by issuing the command mkdir -m 700 -p ~/.ssh. Secondly create the […]
My “sent” folders are a morass. I think that’s true of most folks. I wrote a little script in my imapfilter config.lua to duplicate some handy functionality from the venerable pine. I’m sure it could be cleaned up a bit, but it does the job for me. On the first of the month, it creates […]
I have to Google this once a week. It doesn’t stick. At least this way, maybe I’ll find my own site when I Google. The easiest thing to do is create a shortcut on the desktop. It should point to notepad.exe C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts Then run this shortcut as an administrator whenever you need to add a […]
A quick tip for improving the accessibility of CSS sprites: instead of using sized backgrounds, use the :before pseudoelement. Sprites added with :before will still show up in Windows high-contrast mode, whereas backgrounds are eliminated.
I was looking for a way to easily add a link to the iOS Simulator in my ~/Applications folder, but every explanation that worked for Mavericks seemed unnecessarily complicated to me. Here’s what I figured out myself: Open Xcode and launch the simulator as normal Control-click on the simulator icon in the dock, and select […]