Let’s say that there’s a Folder A that you update regularly and you want it from time to time to copy the changes to an external USB hard disk. This is the command I use:
rsync -av --delete /media/backup/ /media/usbdrive/
diff -rq /media/backup/ /media/usbdrive/
The rsync manual is:… Continue Reading →
I wanted to use rsync / ssh combination to do a backup of a phone that I don’t want to root. There were few problems: a) the rsync4android failed with an error that said: ‘ssh: exiting: string is too long’:… Continue Reading →
I am using a combination of LLama and GScript so I can trigger a rsync backup whenever my phone connects to the home Wi-Fi. However, after a recent restore, GScript started crashing (whenever invoked from LLama) and the error message… Continue Reading →
Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS again messed up my tvtuner / VLC setup. After few recent updates, nothing worked anymore and the logs were useless. After rebuilding various VLC versions, activating debug logging (and assertions) and pouring through the logs, I was… Continue Reading →
I had to recover a Acer Aspire P3 tablet which, all of a sudden, it showed the message below:
Your PC needs to be repaired
The Boot Configuration Data file is missing some required information.
Error Code: 0xc0000034
Following few tutorials on the internet ended up as wasted time as any bcdedit commands returned: The requested system device… Continue Reading →
I am using gscript from here: https://code.google.com/p/gscript-android/source/checkout to run backup scripts and few issues bothered me: a) the output was cut to a very small length, thus, it didn’t fill the whole screen while executing. b) I wanted to have… Continue Reading →
I’ve decided to go for Sony instead of GoPro Hero 3 to record my daily comute on the bicycle. A friend lent me his GP3 along with a very strong clamp for the handlebars – results: the GoPro video was… Continue Reading →
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