Backup & versioning with RSYNC

You may already know rsync – the powerful tool which you use to synchronize files from one location to another. I am using it on every Linux server that needs scheduled backups, but this time I had to not only backup some files, but also to keep track of previous versions, due to users being sloppy with […]

Two WordPress tweaks

I have been searching for a way to make my personal blog more user friendly. In fact, this is what I keep doing, searching for better ways to tweak my WordPress blog. The first tweak was related to search results: I have noticed that the sorting is by date, in reverse order – from older to […]

Matrox G550 dual monitor

Sometimes Google is just not enough. Especially when you’ve clicked hundreds of results, hoping you will find the right answer to your problem. My problem was the Matrox G550 video card and its missing drivers for the modern, nowadays versions of Linux. In my case, the distro is Ubuntu. I have tried to do everything I found […]

Full Android backup without root

If you are not ready to gain root access on your Android device or if you just don’t want it (for any reason), you can still do a full backup, without apps that do this only if they are granted root acces. The “secret” is in Android SDK. Download the SDK from developer.android.com and install it.

View source in Chrome on Android

I have always wondered why can’t I view the source of any webpage, with Google Chrome browser for Android. If Google forgot to add this very useful feature, you have to add it yourself. First go to any webpage and add it to your bookmarks by clicking the star.