Easily Test Packages From Arch Linux Testing Repositories

Sometimes, when a new kernel or application that I use a lot comes out, I want to quickly download and test it on my system. It is simple enough to edit /etc/pacman.conf and enable the testing repositories, then update your system. Problem is, enabling the testing and/or …

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How to update my sparc FreeBSD install

So the spanking new freebsd-update doesn't work for sparc systems... boo. Have to do everything manually. Here's what I remember. Let me know if I forgot something, or its wrong.(very likely)

Install cvsup:

# cd /usr/ports/net/cvsup-without-gui/
# make install

install fastest cvsup:

# cd /usr/ports/sysutils/fastest_cvsup/
# make …
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script to update wordpress

Why? Because i'm lazy. I'll update this to see if it works

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#!/bin/sh
#your current site will be backed up to your home folder with the date in the name
#change this …
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FreeBSD time updates with ntpdate and ntpd

So FreeBSD's time is out of wack. Two options:

  1. ntpdate. This is manual. To run a time sync manually, just run

    ntpdate -b pool.ntp.org

You can replace pool.ntp.org with whatever you want. To tell it to run whenever the system is booted, add this to /etc …

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