Cron in Cygwin for Windows

Setting up services like Cron are not the way you are used to. In Linux and Unix its pretty straight forward since you are running in your own OS instance. With Cygwin it is tightly coupled with Windows so services like SSHD and CRON actually run in Windows and not Cygwin. The steps below are … Continue reading Cron in Cygwin for Windows

macOS icalbuddy picking up strange Calendar invite?

I'm sure at some point all of us will see this. I use icalbuddy to display calendar events for the current and next day. I use this in conjunction with Übersicht for running things on the background of the Desktop. If you like to check it out go here: http://tracesof.net/uebersicht/ So the other day I … Continue reading macOS icalbuddy picking up strange Calendar invite?

CPU Core and Thread Count Script (Linux, Solaris, AIX & macOS)

What does it do? Checks Solaris, Linux, AIX and macOS for CPU Core/Thread Counts. The AIX portion had not been tested in quite awhile. I no longer have access to an AIX platform. core_count.sh #!/bin/sh##This script is used to count the number of cores for the following OS platforms: AIX, Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X## … Continue reading CPU Core and Thread Count Script (Linux, Solaris, AIX & macOS)

Sun Ultra20 + ESXi 3.5U2 + Sun Ray Server + Solaris10U6 = One Inexpensive Lab

Warning: this is an old post I am consolidating as you can see from the versions. No comments on this Post, Thanks I know long title but it describes my experiment very accurately. My goal in phase one was to put together a very quick and dirty solution for SRS (Sun Ray Server) in my … Continue reading Sun Ultra20 + ESXi 3.5U2 + Sun Ray Server + Solaris10U6 = One Inexpensive Lab