How to Run Commands Actively in Background on macOS or OS X

Long ago I wanted to run certain commands and output them to my desktop but not just statically I wanted it to update. There was and tynially still is a tool called Geektool that allowed you to accomplish this. Initially I had it on this tool but it went silent for quite awhile as far … Continue reading How to Run Commands Actively in Background on macOS or OS X

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

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 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Courier; color: #3b2322; background-color: #d7d3b7} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px … Continue reading CPU Core and Thread Count Script (Linux, Solaris, AIX & macOS)