I just ran into the problem of having to display a PDF file on my TV. Unfortunately there is no built-in feature, which is able to do so. It is only capable of playing movies, so I had to convert the PDF to a mp4 file. As I could not find a direct approach, I
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When you issue git tag it will show you all tags of a repository sorted in alphabetical order. But actually it makes much more sense to see tags sorted by tagging date. Unfortunately there is currently no such git sub command that accomplishes this easily. So we are going to write our own: Article series
If you want to search files by a pattern and then apply something to the results you have at least two choices. You can use find. -exec or you can pipe the results to xargs. There are also two different choices for find -exec and find | xargs that will have a dramatic impact on
Ranger is a really nice file explorer for the command line. If you have tried it once, you will never wanna miss it again. The coolest thing about ranger is its integrated file preview, which works similar to the OSX Finder. But for working CLI only, its most outstanding feature is the terminal picture preview.
You plan to make secure and automated mysql database backups on your server? There is a lot more to it than just using mysqldump from inside cron. Don’t step into the pitfalls many people do and risk to compromise all of your databases. What makes a well designed and secure database backup script? For that