Format and Mount External Hard Drives in Linux

Assuming you’ve just bought a new external hard drive or you have one that’s already in use these are the steps you need to take to make it usable with Linux. ⚠️ Be aware that following these steps will reformat the drive causing all data to be permanently erased. You’ve been warned. First connect the …

Linux Command Line Calendar

I’ve used Linux for almost 20 years and somehow never knew you could get a calendar on the command line 🤯🤯 Just type ‘cal’ for the current month or cal followed by the year (‘cal 2019’ for example) to get a full year. See the man pages for details. me@myserver:~$ cal 2019 2019 January February …

Sixteen Years of Learning

One of the greatest things about the internet is that nothing is forgotten. Of course this has also turned into one of it’s greatest risks with the rise of social media. I used to run my own website starting in 2003 until around 2013, when I removed the site. It was written by myself in …