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2009-08-09 02:43:06
User: stuart
Tags: Debian Ubuntu

Lets you set all the java alternatives at once to a matching version. Also has options for just changing the jre or the plugin.

git add --patch <filename>
dig +short $HOSTNAME
screen -xR
2009-02-05 22:22:10
User: stuart
Functions: screen

Have your screen session running in multiple places. (warning, things start to look weird if the terminal windows have different dimensions)

myLongScript && echo -e '\a' || (echo -e '\a'; sleep 1; echo -e '\a')
2009-02-05 22:13:43
User: stuart
Functions: echo sleep

This will ring the system bell once if your script exits successfully and twice if it fails. So you can go look at something else and it will alert you when done. Don't forget to use 'xset b [vol [pitch [duration]]]' to get the bell to sound the way you want.