Monthly Archives: April 2010

the step beyond ‘it works for me’

I wrote a new version of my command line twitter client1. It now has coloured output, which helps me read more easily. Also it grabs direct messages and tweets referring to me, as well as the regular friends updates. As with most of the personal software I write, it is some files with links into […]

how to loop by line in bash

ORIGIFS=$IFS; IFS=`echo -en "\n\b"`; for line in $(cat my_list_file); do echo $line; done; IFS=$ORIGIFS

automatic podcast transfer to ipod?

I have an iPod and a PC. When I connect the former to the latter, I would like it to automatically copy over the most recent podcast(s) from a certain directory on the PC, onto the iPod. This should not require any user interaction after plugging in the iPod. The PC is running Ubuntu 9.10, […]