1. Mutt Offline Outlook365 With mbsync

    I've been using the mutt e-mail client for about two years now. I love mutt. I'm a die hard Linux/BSD guy, and am in the console a lot. I love mutt's simplicity"1 & power. I love being able to customize it. Mutt's motto is among the best ever…


  2. Screencasting Key-Press Software: key-mon

    I’m thinking of doing some future screencasts/tutorials on tmux, and found this software called key-mon. The best options I found so far, are: nohup key-mon --nomouse --backgroundless -t modern --scale=2 1.6 --no-press-fadeout=1 & And this is the best screencast bitrate I’ve come up with…


  3. tnsping & sqlplus On Ubuntu 13.10

    I need oracle tools to diagnose and troubleshoot.  This is the easiest, and least intrusive method I've found: Download and extract the "u01" folder from the Oracle XE RPM installation to /. Update your *.ora files here: /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/xe/network/admin/ Export environment variables: export…


  4. Switched site!

    I switched my site over to OpenShift for hosting, and changed my theme as well. I'll try to update soon!…


  5. Moved Book Over to GitHub

    Since my "Space Captain Rowan" book is open source made with the open source software, Inkscape, I decided to move it over to github.  This actually makes it easier for me so I can work on it from my laptop remotely, or my desktop at home. Plus I get all…

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  6. TMUX, mutt, and Vim Colors

    Just some notes on setting up mutt in tmux and using vim for the default editor. I wanted to get a clear background in mutt without the background text highlighted. In order to make that happen, I started mutt with an alias in ~/.bashrc: alias mutt='TERM=vt100 mutt' ...but…

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