on’t call it a point-to-point phone network, that might scare small children. How about network-free communication or a self-organizing self-powered temporary network? Mobile phones and tablets communicating with each other without the need of infrastructure, dogs and cats living together… mass hysteria!
The new system is a major step forward in Planetary Interaction. If you missed out on the first stab at this new time sink, check out my original guide. The biggest change to PI is instead of restarting multiple extractors that all do the same thing, you only need to restart one thing for each type of resource. Lets skip all the basics and get right to it.
Here’s a quick way to show all available video modes available with your current combination of video driver and physical displays. If you’re hand tweaking /etc/X11/xorg.conf to your liking, you should avoid listing display dimensions that your system doesn’t support. This little tool will let you know exactly what’s available.
Animated aquariums are nice and all, but how about an animated ascii art aquarium? Bonus points for embedding your aquarium into your desktop!
If you want to select a range of lines from a file, look no farther than your handy ‘sed’ utility. It is by definition, the perfect tool for the job!
One of the best things you can do for any car is to give it better shoes. 500+ horsepower is useless if you can’t get that power to the ground. While in the tuning shop, you can buy tires and it will ask if you want to install them now. This is one way to change the tires, but many races require a specific type of tire. What if you want to change to another set of tires you already own?
It doesn’t get much easier than this. However, you must add routes for static files such as style sheets and images. These are things that you may take for granted if you’re used to relying on standalone web servers.