Category Archives: Reminders

Using dd to fill/wipe your disk

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda dd if=dev/urandom of=/dev/hda dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/hda Using /dev/zero is a load quicker, but not as thorough. /dev/urandom takes longer but is more thorough and doesn’t require you to be doing anything on the machine to help create … Continue reading

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Dump just one MySQL table

Logan wanted a way to move one table from a MySQL database to another database on a separate server. We found this idea in a closed discussion on Stack Overflow mysqldump -u user dbname tablename -p > tablename_dump.sql The thing … Continue reading

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LSL Error: Unrecognized escape sequence. (On Open Simulator)

I found myself scratching my head for a while over this while modifying an LSL script to run on 3RG. The error message was: Error CS1009: Unrecognised Escape Sequence It turns out that it’s an C# compiler error caused by … Continue reading

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MeshMaxConcurrentRequests

SL Viewer -> Advanced Menu -> Debug Settings -> MeshMaxConcurrentRequests The description says “Number of threads to use for loading meshes”. Apparently if you can’t see all of a mesh build, or maybe someone’s hair is missing or something, increasing … Continue reading

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Rubber Band Panning

Neat trick to help stop shaky cam. You could probably use this with a space navigator too. http://youtu.be/Fj6fMcJ18aA

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Bash One-Liners

http://www.bashoneliners.com/ – Exactly what it says on the tin. Among our favourites were: Do something in another directory without going there for example: (cd /tmp; tar c . ) > tmp.tar Find the target path a symlink is pointing to … Continue reading

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SL Viewer 3 Keyboard Shortcuts

There are still some I miss from the old viewer, but there are also a few useful new ones here. http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/All_keyboard_shortcut_keys Also shows 2.8 and 1.23 shortcuts.

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