I am the ghost of groovymother.com. Woooooo!

This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Filed under 'unix'

September 6, 2011

busyloop/lolcat - GitHub

lolcat is cat, but prettier.

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October 15, 2009


The original source for Unix 1st Edition, scanned from a printout, ready to run in a PDP-11 emulator. This fills me with geeklove.

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February 20, 2009


Handy lightweight process-launcher-and-watcher. Features like “restart this process if it swallows too much resident memory” are going to be handy.

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December 10, 2008

ack -- better than grep

Why am I only finding this now? A smart replacement for the “find . | xargs grep” recipe I use on a daily basis.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.