To look for files older than a day:
find . -mtime +1
To find files NOT older than a day:
find . -mtime -1
“.” -> this folder and its sub folders
“-mtime” -> modification date
“+/-” -> older or newer
“1” -> number of days
The recent German Linux Magazin had a nice article about rules for server administration.
Copying files from Mac OS-X to the iRex iLiad reader creates .DS_Store files and ._ files on the iLiad. Sometimes this seems to be a problem – some PDFs could not be opened any more. Unfortunately those files are not visible in the OS-X finder. Connecting the iLiad to an WinXP computer allows to remove them but it is really clumsy having to use multiple computers.
Matt Jadud, wrote an OS-X a application called iliad-scrub which runs through the iLiad folder and cleans the files automatically. Thanks Matt!
CHM – Microsoft Compressed HTML Help – is a proprietary format for online help files, developed by Microsoft. Viewing CHM files using other operating systems is sometimes a little bit difficult.
Recently a CHM plug-in appeared for firefox which should be some help.
Sometimes it is still necessary to convert CHM files into other formats. While there are quite a lot of applications which could do that easily on Windows, it is still tricky for non-Windows systems.
e.g. for Mac OS X or other UNIX based OS
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