How can I make a POST request with the cURL command-line tool?
I've inherited an old PC from my girlfriend's dad and when setting up the printer I got a bit of a surprise:Two questions spring to mind here:Why does Windows think my wireless keyboard is a ...
How do I make a machine “blank screen” for a period of time (as a penalty) if certain noise levels are reached?
My kids (4 and 5) yell a lot when playing games on the computer. I found an effective cure for this. When I hear loud noises, I ssh into the game computer and do:chvt 3; sleep 15; chvt 7 This ...
How can I sort the output of ls by last modified date?
In Windows you have a C-drive. Everything labeled beyond that is with the following letter. So your second drive is D, your DVD is E and if you put in a USB stick it becomes F and the following ...
I just started using tmux, and I really like it, but I need to be able to scroll within the buffers/panes/windows I have open. I don't care if it works with the mouse or not. When I search the tmux ...
As you probably know Google Chrome has its own internal DNS cache. Is there a way to clear it without having to wait for the time out or close the browser?
John Carmack tweeted,I can send an IP packet to Europe faster than I can send a pixel to the screen. How f’d up is that?And if this weren’t John Carmack, I’d file it under “the interwebs being ...
Check this image out:On Chrome and Firefox it will show as a pear. Now, try to save it and look at it saved on your desktop. Also, try viewing in Safari or Internet Explorer. It will display as ...
I've never quite got this. Just say you write a small program in any language at all which rolls some dice (just using dice as an example). After 600,000 rolls, each number would have been rolled ...
From a quality perspective, what is better: turning volume up in the software, in the OS, or on the speakers?
If music isn't loud enough, how do I get the best quality (even if the difference is in fact so small it's negligible)?By making the music louder in my music player, game or other sound-producing ...
I need to upgrade my existing wireless infrastructure and this time I want 2 access points to cover my house, since I get blind spots no matter what with a single AP. I have physical cabling to my ...
I installed Windows 7 fresh and installed SP1. Now, when I try to check manually for Windows Updates it just hangs on the Checking for updates screen.I tried running the tools in How do I reset ...
Is there a built-in checksum/hash utility on Windows 7?
How to chmod 755 all directories but no file (recursively) ?Inversely, how to chmod only files (recursively) but no directory ?