An anoyance that happens frequently when copying stuff from NTFS partitions to (whatever) Linux partition is the messed up file permissions. This can be fixed rather easily for, e.g., a music folder: find music/ -type f | sed "s/^.*/\"&\"/" | xargs chmod 644 The above statement finds all files in the music folder, puts the … Continue reading Copying music
As you know from time to time I like to post some youtube vids of bands I currently enjoy. So without a big story, here's this month's rotation: The first one's a pretty cute song by She & Him and is entitled Gonna Get Along Without You Now: Another good one is called Thieves if … Continue reading Heavier rotation
Ok, here's some music I recently stumbled upon. Some things are fresh others may be known already. I particularly like the first one, Live Coach by Fang Island, it's indie-something with a nice twist: More traditional but in a similar vein is the song Juliette by Hollerado: Good, onwards to some electronic lounge music, Thievery … Continue reading Musings About Music
Some british soldiers in Iraq obviously had a lot of fun:
Backups! Yep, that thing you're ought to do regularly. Today's the day for me to do it. As being not quite content with the available solutions out there I tend to do it all by hand. This involves some tedious repetitions like packing directories. So here's a little script that might be handy: #!/bin/sh # … Continue reading Productivity
Beloved readers, two weeks ago I rediscovered Last.FM after a long time of absent. For now I'm scrobbling again thru Amarok and would like to know, who is using Last.FM too? My profile would be sasch_pe. Comments 're welcome, I always enjoy discovering new music.