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Python 2.4 on Ubuntu 10.04

written on 2010-08-16

The installation of python2.4 on Ubuntu 10.04 had me pulling the hair from my head. I needed to deploy a Plone project using Fabric and buildout-source-release and python2.4, but the latter has been dropped for Ubuntu 10.04. Through dirty hacks it was possible to release, but now I've got the propper solution.

Rsync

written on 2009-02-12

Our office network has horrible download speeds, it is more efficient to zip a file before copying it. (No longer slow but still nice to not forget this)

Creating an ssh tunnel

written on 2009-01-20

Setting up a host for a server in the ssh config and creating an ssh tunnel.

Case insensitive terminal

written on 2008-12-26

Case insensitivity for tabcompletion is something I have needed more often, this is how to do it.