OS X: Fixing the Terminal

This might not be a problem for everyone, but I got used to using home, end, page up, and page down to navigate through the command line and documents through the console. I was quite surprised to see that these seemingly basic features were missing from OS X’s Terminal.app.

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jQuery, nothin’ but love for ya

For the longest time, I was anti-javascript in just about every sense. Once I figured out how to do rollovers with CSS instead of JS, I pretty much abandoned all JS on my work. This was before Ajax was known for more than its grease fighting abilities on pans and other dirty dishes. Needless to say, it was only a matter of time before I had to use Javascript - and it was an absolute disaster. Of course, now I know it was simply my inexperience with Javascript (and more importantly, cross-browser Javascript) that made it such a disaster. Now I know there are great tools already made to do most of this stuff for you.

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FTBS… I’m getting a Mac

I’ve decided that I am going to purchase a Mac Mini with my tax refund. I am sick of Windows on my old laptop, and Fireworks in Wine is slow as death. The Mac will give me the tastiness of Fireworks with the stability of Unix. I can’t wait.

Asterisk on Ubuntu Server

I know I’ve blogged this before, but these are the steps I took most recently to get Asterisk running on a fresh Ubuntu Server (Dapper) installation. The instructions will also work on Feisty or Gutsy server.

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Stuff I need to do

  1. Create something for any (preferably all) of the following sites I pay for: nevercraft.net, voipninja.net, movierack.net, mp3dojo.net, tehsource.net
  2. Use Ruby On Rails for one of the aforementioned projects.
  3. Learn OpenSER and setup a server for no reason other than to say I could.
  4. Find a car.
  5. Re-assess priorities, and find a car first.
  6. Purchase a new computer
  7. Complete my tax return.
  8. Go to sleep earlier.
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