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How to Enter Your SSH Passphrase Only Once per Session

Use SSH agent to temporarily remember your SSH key’s passphrase.

June 15, 2020 · 2 min · Matt Bagley
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Improving the Speed of Digikam using MySQL

Digikam is great for organizing pictures, yet above 20,000 pictures it can begin to slow down. You can speed it back up with MySQL, and set some options to make it even faster.

January 16, 2018 · 2 min · Matt Bagley
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Extra Characters when Pasting into SSH

Do you have extra characters like 0~ and 1~ showing up when you paste into ssh terminal? Here’s a simple way to fix that.

May 12, 2017 · 2 min · Matt Bagley
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Using OAuth2 with Thunderbird and Gmail

To use Thunderbird with your Gmail account, Google tells you to allow “Insecure apps”. However, Thunderbird supports Oauth2 with Gmail. Here’s how to set it up.

January 26, 2017 · 3 min · Matt Bagley · Updated Jun 29, 2019
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How to Disable Redshift during Screenshots

Redshift is a great program to lower the strain on one’s eyes. However, we don’t like red screenshots. Here’s how to make screenshots have normal colors

January 14, 2016 · 2 min · Matt Bagley · Updated Sep 19, 2016