Monthly Archives: January 2007

The Mighty Bitlbee – Providing Instant Messaging to the IRC Crowd

I was recently introduced to Bitlbee. Weird name I know, but I think I hear you asking “what is bitlbee?”. Well, I’d say it’s a gateway for Instant Messenger (IM) using Internet Relay Chat (IRC). Bitlbee’s job is essentially to … Continue reading

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GNU tar is my friend, is it yours?

Today, while evaluating some content at work, I came across a very neat trick I didn’t know about. tar can archive or extract gzipped, bzipped or compressed content without using their respective switches. First, we must have a couple correct … Continue reading

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