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When it's not cool to use PowerShell.

October 10, 2020 — Jesse Harris

PowerShell is an extremely productive language. The pipeline looping combined with regular expressions and custom objects allow you to quickly build a one-liner that make it tempting to use for data processing. But when it comes to larger data sets, your better off looking to something else.


Transfer BTFS snapshots with netcat

July 19, 2020 — Jesse Harris

Netcat, the swiss army knife of TCP/IP can be used for many tasks. Today, I'll breifly demonstrate sending btrfs snapshots between computers with it's assistance.


Screen sharing and capture in Wayland on Gentoo

June 01, 2020 — Jesse Harris

The article shows the tweaks I had to make to my system in order to be able to share my screen in Zoom, and capture my screen in OBS under Gnome on Wayland on Gentoo.


Scrubbing my data - BTRFS

April 23, 2020 — Jesse Harris

It's no secret I use BTRFS, so I have a fair amount of data stored on this filesystem. With most popular filesystems you have no way of knowing if your data is the same read as was originally written. A few modern filesystems support a function known as scrubbing.


Defragging files in btrfs - Oneliner

April 10, 2020 — Jesse Harris

Sometimes, small databasey files get a bit fragmented over time on a COW filesystem. This touch of shell is a goodone to clean them up every now and then.