Fifty

Between birth and death, Three in ten are followers of life, Three in ten are followers of death, And men just passing from birth to death also number three in ten. Why is this so? Because they live their lives on the gross level. He who knows how to live can walk abroad Without fear… Continue reading Fifty

Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide

An in-depth exploration of the art of shell scripting Mendel Cooper <thegrendel.abs@gmail.com> This tutorial assumes no previous knowledge of scripting or programming, but progresses rapidly toward an intermediate/advanced level of instruction . . . all the while sneaking in little nuggets of UNIX® wisdom and lore. It serves as a textbook, a manual for self-study, and as… Continue reading Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide

My Mac OS X Desktop icon’s Disappeared

Today suddenly all icon’s on my Mac OS X Desktop disappeared or went missing and showed only the default icons. When I opened the Console app and searched for the icon process I saw messages like this: 24/11/13 13.36.30,122 com.apple.IconServicesAgent[262]: main Failed to composit image for binding VariantBinding [0x34b] flags: 0x8 binding: FileInfoBinding [0x253] -… Continue reading My Mac OS X Desktop icon’s Disappeared

How to install Lubuntu Server on Cubietruck from Mac OS X

This is how to install and set-up the latest Lubuntu software pack on to the NAND Flash on the Cubietruck  from a Mac OS X computer. Cubietruck The Cubietruck is a 5V 2A single-board computer “SBC” / PC on Board “PCB” – much like the Raspberry Pi that has taken the World with a craze – but the Cubietruck is just faster,… Continue reading How to install Lubuntu Server on Cubietruck from Mac OS X

Magnus Carlsen in the lead 4-2 in Chenai

Today Magnus Carlsen won “a look a like” drawn rook endgame in the Fide World Chess Championship against the current World Chess Champion Vishy Anand. Magnus play is in general that of a true World Chess Champion. It seems that Magnus took good advantage of the win yesterday by pressing Vishy. Magnus is now in… Continue reading Magnus Carlsen in the lead 4-2 in Chenai

Chineasy fun with visual Chinese

You can find more info about Shaolan Hsueh’s “Chineasy” free and creative visual learning of the Chinese written language on chineasy.org and on FB: www.facebook.com/ShaoLanChineasy

Always Already Free

I sit here looking out, filled with an emptiness that spills over and keeps on spilling. There is no end to this boundlessness, this delicious thrill of Presence. Nothing can contain it, for everything is contained within it. The good and the bad, the black and the white, the harsh and the gentle——all simply flavors… Continue reading Always Already Free