Mass rename _svn to .svn

There comes a time when _svn is no longer useful and you have to use .svn (or vice versa).  Well here is a simple BASH script to accomplish that for your entire project folder and all of its sub folders.  This is especially helpful when upgrading TortoiseSVN to the latest version which only uses one .SVN (_SVN) directory.

Rooting Kindle Touch

Its yours right? So lets get the most out of it.


When you ask most Do-It-Yourself people or hackers we would probably say, "how does this work" or "if you bought it then you are allowed to take it apart and do what you want with it".  This document is not for the intent of ripping off services or stealing from the makers of the Kindle.  Though I do "hear" the previous 3G Kindles that had monthly service payments for the service were able to be rooted and get free 3G service.  That kind of procedure is outside the scope of this article.

Setting up MySQL on Linux

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There are several ways to get MySQL installed on Ubuntu such as the nice GUI frontends like Synaptic or Adept by searching for "mysql-server". However below is just as quick using the command line.


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