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  • Switching a Macbook Pro 2009 to a 2016 shape

    , by Valentin Murariu

    So, you’ve got a friend (or more than one of them) who’s owning a Macbook pro from 2009. Or maybe it’s up to 2012: this article should apply, too. This friend is seriously considering buying a new Mac, because it’s soooo, but soooo, slow - you get the wait icon all the (...)

  • Moving to a new webhosting

    , by Valentin Murariu

    Today I have moved my hosting to a new company.
    I hope I did all the correct stuff and I will not get interruptions, especially concerning my emails on my two domains murariu.info and murariu.ch.

  • Shell - find files before date

    , by Valentin Murariu

    So, we have a production system big-bang and I got files produced before and after the big-bang.
    How do I find the files produced before the big-bang ?
    TESTFILE=$(mktemp -u) touch -t 1310122359 $TESTFILE find . ! -newer $TESTFILE rm -rf $TESTFILE
    Translation:
    create a temporary file name (...)

  • Where are You ?

    , by Valentin Murariu

    Rumi was a 13th century Persian poet. I will not make his biography, that’s why wikipedia is out there for: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumi
    Rumi, as the wise man he was, gave us this beautiful poem, which I copy on this site as a memory of things I know now, then I tend to forget: (...)

  • Nice badminton rallies

    , by Valentin Murariu

    Discovered in the French edition of 20min.ch: http://www.20min.ch/ro/sports/autres/story/Le-plus-long-point-de-l-histoire-12818886
    Then, should you have sleeping problems, you can always watch this, and count the shots. You should fall asleep within the first minute: (...)