One can use grep “mystring” myfile.ext to find the lines in myfile.ext containing mystring. One could also use grep “mystring” *.ext to find mystring in all files with extension ext. Similarly, one could use grep “mystring” /directory to search for mystring in all files in the directory. What if one wants to search for mystring… Read more »
Native GUI client access to MS-SQL and MySQL We can use Oracle SQL Developer with the jTDS driver to access Microsoft SQL Server. Note: jTDS version 1.3.0 did not work for me; I had to use version 1.2.6. Detailed instructions can be found here. We can use MySQL Workbench to access MySQL server. Setup is… Read more »
I’m back on a Mac OS X system for work (this or Windows; Linux only on servers). Found this post which offers a very nice list of apps for people like me migrating from Ubuntu.
One could mount SSHFS partitions on a Mac OS X system via OSXfuse and MacFusion to access remote files securely as if the files were stored locally. However, group permission seems to not be preserved (get a permission denied message). This post shows how one could fix it by using the -o defer_permissions options.
I did this before on my Macbook, but never documented. Wanted to document my attempt on the Mac virtual machine. Install Xcode (gcc/g++) and gfortran per this site. Download the R source file (2.12 in this example), and extract it. ./configure did not work (Fortran issue). Per this, this, and this, I used: ./configure –with-blas‘-framework… Read more »
I recently installed a Windows virtual machine on my Linux laptop. I wanted to test out a virtualized Mac OS X machine via VirtualBox as well (just in case I ever needed to do something that can only be done on a Mac). My main references are this post and this post. Although they virtualize… Read more »
After abour 1.5 year with Mac OS X on my beautiful black Macbook (v 4,1), I’ve decided to migrate back to Linux, namely Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Why? Well, I was actually using Kubuntu (KDE version of Ubuntu) from about Spring 2006 to November 2008. At the time, I remember setting up Kubuntu on my Dell… Read more »
Dear list, I brought up this issue before but a good solution never arised: being able to use screen on a remote server (so if something goes wrong on my side I can always resume that R session) inside of emacs in order to utilize ESS. The closest thing I found to a good work… Read more »
Now that I have a NAS at home, I plan to place stuff that takes up a lot of space that doesn’t get used so often on there. However, with that comes the issue of file access. Since my NAS is linux based – ubuntu server edition to be exact – I can access files… Read more »
So I was googling around to find out how to change the shell in tramp for emacs, and I ran into this and this. When editing remote files with emacs using tramp, opening and saving files can take a bit of time, due to re-logging in and authenticating. I discovered that you OpenSSH has a… Read more »