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Fixing Broken Sudo

This is pretty much a transcription of http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/fixsudo, which is just such a good article I wanted to keep a copy for reference. How does sudo work? The way that Ubuntu h...

Install Latest MongoDB in Ubuntu

A couple projects I work on use MongoDB as the database, and I’m generally not satisfied to use the (often outdated) version that ships with Ubuntu. As a result, I wrote this script to automate fe...

Keeping Pry Breakpoints out of Git

My Ruby workflow as of late has almost always contained Git for version control, and Pry for debugging. Although it’s extremely convenient during development to add a quick breakpoint using bindin...

Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop WITHOUT Unity

As much as I enjoy Ubuntu, I haven’t warmed to their Unity desktop. I personally find it’s too similar to OS X, I don’t really like the launcher with larger icons, the global menu, the shifted wind...

Shoutcast Streaming from the Command Line

I spend a lot of time working in a terminal, and I like to spend that time listening to music. Since I work primarily in Linux, I was hoping there would be an easy way to merge these two activities...

Here we go again ...

So, another year, another blogging engine, another crack at blogging. This time around I’m trying out Octopress. There’s something very appealing about being able to interact with this blog via ra...