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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
This ran on a ubuntu box using espeak for speaking text with the bash shell. On a mac you should use 'say'. Also you can change your alarm interval and your snooze interval which are currently 8 hours and 1 minute. I would run this via cron yet it's easier to disable if you run it as a command like this :P
find OGG audio files on your *nix box and listen to them using your web browser
just bored here at work ... if your are daring ... add '| bash' .... enjoy
avoid mouse abuse and the constant struggle of balancing scroll velocity ... not to mention that burning sensation in your upper right shoulder ....
see what's in your memory right now... sometimes you find passwords, account numbers and url's that were recently used. Anyone have a safe command to clear the memory without rebooting?
gpg's compression is as suitable as gzip's however your backups can now be encrypted.
to extract use:
gpg < folder.tpg | tar -xf -
remove file that has sensitive info safely. Overwrites it 33 times with zeros
there is no explicit find command in DOS you can create a batch file with this one and find all jpegs on the C drive ...
note: if creating a batch file "find.bat" the syntax changes to:
for %%f in (c) do dir %%f:\%1 /s /p
you can then use
This works just like write or wall ... cept one thing the sender is anonymous ... if you really want to drive everyone insane replace echo \"The Matrix has you...\" with cat /dev/urandom
nice one to do on April fool's day
use today's time stamp to make a unique directory for today or an hour ago ...