Eighties Mix

01 Jan

My take on the eighties. 1979-1990.


Recursively Find (and delete) Files Containing a Certain String

28 Sep

Start searching from the current directory, down into all sub-directories, for files named "filename". Found files are checked if they contain "searchstring". If they do, they will be deleted.

But we will first check what find finds before allowing it to delete anything:

find -name "filename"...



27 Sep

Bash script to create random, but not too random, pixelized wallpapers.

First, with the help of /dev/urandom and atobm (an old X11 app), the script creates a small tile with random black & white noise, like this: