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NetBSD as a Desktop

Why NetBSD?

First of all, Linux is, by far, a more suitable desktop platform than any of the BSD UNIX’s. Including PC-BSD (which I love!). The reason is simply that Linux has the whole suspend/resume, wifi, video acceleration thing hashed out. 1,445 more words


How to temporarily disable a bash alias

If you’ve defined alias ls=’ls -al –color=auto’, but want to use ls without the extra information and colouring then use


or equivalently

command ls


Symbolic links and 2 common errors with them

I don’t know if it’s good or bad, but I like when the files I’m working with are in the working directory (so instead of using pathnames to my files I can just type filename or ./filename). 151 more words


Cài đặt các ứng dụng từ mã nguồn trên Linux

Có nhiều bạn khi lần đầu tiên đến với Linux cảm giác sự khó khăn và bất tiện của việc cài đặt các ứng dụng trên Linux, đặc biệt là các ứng dụng phải cài đặt từ mã nguồn như xine, openGL .v.v… 2,684 more words


Changing Timezone on Debian

Just because I am used to work on this distro. Here is how to change the time zone settings after installation. It is not tzconfig anymore it is dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. 45 more words


Microfluidic Genomic Data Processing

I got my data for the microfluidic (Fluidigm) experiment back and this time it contains allelic information! I need to process it quickly so I can start running phylogenetic analyses for Botany2014, a conference next week. 1,809 more words


SQL Quick Reference 


SQL Statement Syntax AND / OR SELECT column_name(s)
FROM table_name
WHERE condition
AND|OR condition ALTER TABLE ALTER TABLE table_name 
ADD column_name datatype


ALTER TABLE table_name  509 more words