Archive for June, 2008

I am uniq

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

[Republished from October 2005 from my previous site]

Two of the things I love most about unix are learning new tools and tricks and teaching tools and tricks to others. One of unix’s real gems is uniq(1): “report or filter out repeated lines in a file”. Extremely simple and powerful, probably a page or two of easy code, but completely indispensable. (more…)

Cool Dad

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

Got home friday afternoon and Nate, just as proud as can possibly be, gave me a card and a present he’d made (with some help) at school that morning; it made me just as proud as can possibly be, too.  Went to the park this morning and now I’m relaxing in the shade, putting my present to good use and playing on the computer – I *rule*!