Using VirtualBox Remotely

At work, I have a pretty beefy workstation (a Dell OptiPlex 990 with a 3.4GHz Intel Core i7-2600 and 8GB RAM running Fedora 16) that I usually run a few VMs on as my test/development environment. I usually reboot my machine every other week or so, and start …

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Petit for Log Analysis

I recently discovered the petit program for log analysis. It’s a simple tool to pull out useful information from syslog logs in a variety of ways. I’ve only used it a few times so far, mainly on logs from problems I’ve already solved but didn’t know …

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GNU Screen and Multiple Regions

Since I always seem to forget this wonderful feature of GNU screen (probably one of the pieces of software I use the most every day)…

  • To split the current region horizontally into two equal regions: C-a S
  • To switch between those regions: C-a Tab
  • To close all regions but the …
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