Month: January 2009

  • Gotta love Ubuntu

    I manage many Linux servers (CentOS) but never tried or considered to use Linux on desktop as a main option. Today, I tried Ubuntu on an existing Vista PC and installation as a virtual machine without any partitioning is the bomb. It makes trying out Ubuntu (in additional to Live CD) a breeze, really simple!…

  • Aluminum MacBook review from a PC guy

    I’ve been using PC for a long time and only played with a Mac occasionally. I had doubts before the switch. But last month was the first time I fully switched to a Mac. It took some time to get used to the new keyboards, but other than that, I love it. The convenience of…

  • alias with argument in bash shell

    Instead of running “ssh -p 1234 -l shelluser”, you could do “myssh serverX”. To do that, you can put this into your .bash_profile as an alias: sshas() { ssh -p 1234 -l shelluser “$1”; }