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Archive for September, 2008

Copy with a Progress Bar

Friday, September 26th, 2008

This is something I’ve always thought about looking up myself. Great tip for using pv command for seeing copy progress.
Example:
$ cat source/file.img | pv -s 100g -p -e -r > destination/file.img
[ 25MB/s] [==========> ] 13% ETA 0:54:35
Only problem: what package in CentOS includes pv?

Fedora 9 Update and Nvidia Update

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

It was announced in August that the Fedora Project suffered a security breach. As a result after a certain date, all software updates were disabled. As of recently, the updates were enabled with new signatures in place.
I recently updated my Fedora 9 32bit (i386) installation. The last time I updated my system was the last […]