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Conditions in bash scripting (if statements)

If you use bash for scripting you will undoubtedly have to use conditions a lot, for example for an if … then construct or a while loop.

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VI Shortcuts & Commands For Newbies

This is a collection of some of the basic VI commands and shortcuts for newbies.

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Adding EC2 instances to Route53

Today’s nifty bit of code is a startup/shutdown script for linux that allows you to add an EC2 instance to Amazon’s Route53 DNS automatically when you start up the instance, and remove it when the instance is knocked down.

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How To Hedge Against Amazon Web Services RDS Outages

If you’re familiar with Amazon Web Services, then you know that it is supposed to have enough redundancy at Amazon’s data centers to protect against such an issue.

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Solution: Resetting your screen resolution with xrandr

I recently discovered a very useful tool: xrandr.

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Introduction: Using diff and patch

The commands diff and patch form a powerful combination.

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Ten things I wish I knew earlier about the Linux command line

We all learn new things over time as we use applications with a vast amount of possibilities.

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Linux Game Programming Tutorial 1: Introduction / First SDL

The Games for Linux movement hasn’t actually been invented yet after these years, it all starts with you~!

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Troubleshooting ./configure, make and make install Tutorial

Sometimes, the typical sequence to compile a program doesn’t work.

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SSH and SCP: Howto, tips & tricks

This tutorial is about SSH and SCP.