Author Archives: Aris Green

Keep Your Gnome Desktop Awake

These little bash snippets tell you how long in seconds before your screen locks and how to keep your screen from going to sleep. This is for Gnome 3 in Linux. To find the time in seconds before your screen … Continue reading

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Jenkins Snippets

Wipe out workspaces for all projects: Thanks to Stefan Bäumler at, I made a copy right here. Delete all builds for all projects: We tweak the script above to delete all builds.

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Jira Snippets

Let’s face it, when there are cool new tools to lean such as RoR and ASP .NET MVC 4, Grails, why throw away time you could spending learning these to becoming experts at Jira? We just want the answers so … Continue reading

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A Tiny Linux Virtual Machine

More or less, this is a note to myself, but for anyone stopping by, this is definitely worth looking at: Looks like a decent blog also.

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Open Source Collection Libraries For .NET

In the Linked In .NET Developers group, someone posted a question asking about a good open source tree structure in C#. I suppose if you use a library it does shouldn’t matter what .NET language you use. I got to … Continue reading

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Guid To Windows Clipboard Using Cygwin

Guid Generation This will give you a guid to your Windows clipboard using Cygwin. uuidgen | awk ‘{print “{” toupper($0) “}” }’ | putclip If you don’t like the newline that gets added, you can do this: uuidgen | awk … Continue reading

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Cannot Open MS Office Application From SkyDrive

Sometimes when I would open my Excel spreadsheet up on SkyDrive, I’d get a message saying that the document was open by another user and that I could only open it read-only, save as another copy, or cancel, or whatever, … Continue reading

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How To Install Subversion 1.7 on CentOS 6.3

I have done this and forgotten, done this and forgotten, too many times. 1) Import the Dag Wieers key: rpm –import 2) Install the rpmforge repo: rpm -Uvh 3) Install Subversion: yum install –enablerepo=rpmforge,rpmforge-extras subversion This just gets … Continue reading

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Oracle VirtualBox Snippets

Enumerate Guest Properties VBoxManage guestproperty enumerate Youre_VM_Name_Here Get IP (ipV4) Address Of Guest VBoxManage guestproperty get Youre_VM_Name_Here /VirtualBox/GuestInfo/Net/0/V4/IP Run Bash Command Inside Linux Guest VBoxManage –nologo guestcontrol Youre_VM_Name_Here execute –image “/sbin/ifconfig” –username guestUser –password guestUserPassword –wait-exit –wait-stdout — -a NOTE: … Continue reading

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Free Me From Maven! – And I Need A Simple Open Source Artifact Repository!

This is a Level533 Living post, hopefully we all can continue to learn things. Maybe I’ll change my mind about things. Simply put, Maven for .NET builds ain’t good. I know, I’ave heard of the NPanday thing, but I’ve got … Continue reading

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