Best shirt ever on

May 18th, 2009 - Thoughts & Rants

After rolling into work today, I quickly checked Woot! and found that thye put up the greatest shirt I have ever seen (other than my coveted ‘Mr.Spock’ shirt).  Well the shirt was a reference to two great shows, Dr.Who & Back to the Future.  It is still available in the reckoning (when it is back […]

WGET only if file is modified

May 6th, 2009 - Linux, SysAdmin

This is a tiny little tip, and probably any linux guru worth his/her salt knows this, but I just discovered the wget usage to check the time-stamp / last-modified header prior to downloading a file.  Which is pretty cool if you’ve ever setup any shell scripts that fetch/sync something. I have written some apps in […]