Rsync Utilization

Rsync Help File [codesyntax lang=”bash”] rsync version 3.2.7 protocol version 31 Copyright (C) 1996-2022 by Andrew Tridgell, Wayne Davison, and others. Web site: Capabilities: 64-bit files, 64-bit inums, 64-bit timestamps, 64-bit long ints, socketpairs, symlinks, symtimes, hardlinks, hardlink-specials, hardlink-symlinks, IPv6, atimes, batchfiles, inplace, append, ACLs, xattrs, optional secluded-args, iconv, prealloc, stop-at, no crtimes Optimizations: […]

Base Dev Layer

By installing this base layer of software many technical solutions can be handled successfully. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] rm *.txt /opt/anaconda/bin/conda list anaconda > ~/anaconda.txt /home/archman/apps/wxFormBuilder/_install/bin/wxformbuilder –version > ~/wxFb.txt /opt/anaconda/bin/conda –version > ~/conda.txt cpp –version > cpp.txt /home/archman/.dotnet/dotnet –version > ~/.NET.txt mono -V > ~/mono.txt codeblocks –version > ~/code::blocks.txt code –version > ~/code.txt git –version > ~/git.txt […]

Backup Critical Data

Attach the target drive to the computer then issue the fdisk command as follows. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for archman: Disk /dev/sda: 931.51 GiB, 1000204886016 bytes, 1953525168 sectors Disk model: WDC WDS100T2B0A Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): […]

Archlinux Tidbits

To divulge the Grails version issue the following command. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] grails –version Grails Version: 5.3.2 JVM Version: 20 [/codesyntax] To reveal the Java version issue the following command. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] java –version java 20 2023-03-21 Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 20+36-2344) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20+36-2344, mixed mode, sharing) [/codesyntax] To switch […]

Archlinux Set Java

To set Java execute the following command. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] sudo archlinux-java set java-20-jdk [/codesyntax] Configurations may offer several options for java.  To show offerings execute the following command. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] yay -sS java | grep jre > jrex.txt [/codesyntax] [codesyntax lang=”bash”] aur/liberica-jre-full 11-1 (+0 0.00) (Orphaned) (Out-of-date: 2022-05-30) aur/liberica-jre-11-bin 11.0.15+10-1 (+0 0.00) (Orphaned) aur/liberica-jre-8-full-bin 8u362+9-1 […]

Surviving Archlinux

Archlinx is a rolling distribution that provides certain challenges to it’s users.  With each upgrade the version numbers of the upgraded applications change.  A mechanisms needs to be in place which correctly reflects the current version of key software. A combination of scripts and c++ programs allows for capturing version information into text file.  The […]

Install yay AUR Helper

To install yay AUR helper git must be installed.  To check for the presence of git issue the following command. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] git –version [/codesyntax] If git is not installed issue the following command. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] sudo -S git [/codesyntax] Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this article.