How to Time Piped *nix Commands
If you want to time how long a piped bash command take, use the `time` command followed by your commands in parens like so..
time (ls -lha | wc -l)
How to Copy and Paste to/from the Global Register with Tmux on Mac OS X
Using the system clipboard with tmux on OS X is broken. I really like tmux but having copy and paste is kind of important for me. Here is my attempt to get it back with a simple bash script until I find something better. The approach is to take a named pi...
Installing MatPlotLib on OS X for Python Version 2.6.1 with PIP and VirtualEnv
If you thought you had installed matplotlib only to find this
File "/Library/Python/2.6/site-packages/matplotlib-0.91.1-py2.6-macosx-10.6-universal.egg/matplotlib/numerix/__init__.py", line 166, in
__import__('ma', g, l)
Quick Syntax to Pipe an SQL Query Directly to a file
Here is a quick way to put the contents of a database table into a simple text file. This could be handy if for example, you just want to grab some emails and pop the results into a simple csv file. Your sql statement can be as creative as sql allows. All...