Crontabs are a great way of scheduling tasks. The crontab command itself is pretty straight forward. In its basic usage, you can do: crontab -l - List existing crontabs crontab -e - Edit crontabs crontab -r - Remove all crontabs crontab -i - Same as -r, but with a warning prompt Notice how e and … Continue reading Crontabs Demystified
I’d asked the question recently as to what happens if you add lots of items to your PATH variable in Bash, Z shell or your other favourite shell of choice. I didn’t find any straight answers, so I thought I’d experiment. The reasoning behind the question comes from the way I have my shell configured. … Continue reading All PATHs lead to…
With WWDC approaching, there’s the usual anticipation to discover what Apple will unveil for iOS 10. In this post, I’ll tell you about my top 4 iOS 9 features, as well as my wishes for iOS 10. Keep in mind that I’m writing all this from the perspective of an iPhone owner, so I won’t … Continue reading My Top iOS 9 Features & iOS 10 Wishlist
It's always fun to try and hack iOS' interface without being able to jailbreak. For example, can you do this with your home screen? Well, with a bit of command line magic you now can.
The first entry in this blog; right, I’d better make it good. I’ll skip the mic check.I'm sure you've come across the majesty of the BBC iPlayer? It provides two options for viewing their programmes. Either you can install their download service, or you can watch them streamed through your web browser.Being an impatient person … Continue reading BBC iPlayer, DLL Hell, Tears and Sweat