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Disk Hack

One of the things I enjoy about Unix system administration is the McGyver aspect of it: when something goes pear-shaped, and your preferred tools aren’t available because they’re on the disk that just died, or on the other side of the pile of smoking ashes that used to be a router, you have to figure… Continue reading Disk Hack

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More EULA Stupidity

Weather Underground has a Dashboard Widget for MacOS (basically, a little desktop display that shows the weather and five-day forecast). The EULA contains a standard no-reverse-engineering clause: You may not alter, merge, modify, adapt or translate the Software, or decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-perceivable form. The problem is… Continue reading More EULA Stupidity