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Changing the volume in cmus

Jul 10, 2020

Sometimes I like to play music that I have on my local machine, or stream radio stations while I’m working and I’ve been using cmus to do this. It works great and just plays away in the background, but the up to now, the volume has been just a touch too high.

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Planting Trees to Offset Climate Crisis

May 7, 2020 • climate, trees

I’ve recently signed up to Offset Earth after following Phil Sturgeon on Twitter. He’s been going on about this site for ages and I eventually signed up and now have a family account set up where we get about 40 trees planted each month.

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Recovering From a File That Should Have Pointers in Git

Oct 17, 2019 • git

I was working away on a project that a few other people have been working on and I ran into a problem trying to update the branch I was working on. It turns out that at some stage in the past, someone tried badly to add a file to the repository using git lfs. It left it in this weird zombie state where I wasn’t able to checkout the original copy to remove the changes, or stash it, or anything.

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Deleting Old Emails in Mutt

Nov 29, 2018 • mutt

A note for myself so that I won’t forget how to delete older emails from my mailboxes.

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Greedy and Non Greedy Regexes in Vim

Oct 19, 2018 • vim

I was messing around with some text manipulation recently. You know the type of thing, copy a table from a webpage and transform it to a CSV file or to JSON, nothing too difficult, but it can be time consuming.

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How to Clear HSTS Settings in Major Browsers

Feb 19, 2018 • HSTS

The page that I refer to most often for clearing HSTS settings is no longer available except through a wayback machine link so I’m adding another redundant copy of the information that was on it to the web. Here’e the meat of the article:

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