Tag Archives: scripts

07 Sep 2008
Research Desktop Workspace

This is the “research”[*] desktop workspace I’ve settled on after trying several configurations and procedures for organizing things. Firefox takes up the majority of the workspace, with two Nautilus windows to the side, one for today’s folder and one for my notes folder. You’ll notice that the icons in the Nautilus windows are different sizes; […]

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07 Jul 2008
Linux Filesystem Backups

Backup is an essential responsibility that comes with owning a computer, but it is more honored in the breech than in practice. Echoing what I said in MySQL Backups, some situations may require more elaborate techniques, but these scripts are “good enough” for my needs. I hope you find these scripts useful, and welcome comments, […]

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06 Jul 2008
MySQL Backups

Even if you consistently back up your filesystem, you should also back up your databases separately, using an appropriate tool to maintain their relational integrity and to provide for recovery independent of the filesystem. MySQL is a pervasive, lightweight RDBMS that is used with popular applications such as WordPress and Bugzilla. The mysqldump utility which […]

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