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For the last several months, I’ve been a bit obsessed with a game called Nine Men’s Morris. Like a lot of other people before me, I first learned of the game from playing it in one of the mini-games in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. In this post, I’ll share the rules of the game and some strategies I’ve picked up along the way.
If you’ve ever needed or wanted to know how long a filename will be when encrypted with eCryptfs, hopefully this gives you an idea of some of the forces at work. I don’t claim to be an expert in eCryptfs, but I did base all this information on some pretty solid evidence.
Jun 03 - Goodbye Blogger!
Blogger has been good to me over the years. I set up my first blog on Blogger before I had any other digital real estate to speak of. But ever since setting up mikemabey.com, I’ve been looking for a way to migrate off of Blogger and have everything all together on the same site. I recently completed that objective, and in this post I’ll share how I did it and what obstacles I encountered along the way.
When I learned about
git-stash, my productivity with git from the command line went way up. But it wasn’t until recently that I figured out how to properly handle the situation where I had already staged changes but needed to stash everything to do something without .
You gotta love the combination of open source projects and git. Getting up and running with a project like Chromium OS is pretty straightforward with the guide available on the Chromium Wiki. But what if, for some reason, you’re interested in a version other than the most recent? How do you dig through the combinations of repositories to get it? I recently had to figure this out for a project I’m working on, so I thought I’d pass it along.