Archive for September, 2010

Titlecase at the Command Line (and Mac OS X Services)

September 24th, 2010 No comments

Sometimes I want to change a line of text to titlecase Where Every Word Is Uppercase, and I am rarely in a program that offers that feature natively. I am usually at the command line or in a web browser or some such thing. To that end I put together some command line scripts and an Automator Service so that I could have an appropriate filter.
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NCSA Mosaic on the Mac

September 14th, 2010 3 comments

A nostalgia article on PC World, Finding Stuff Online: 20 Years of Innovative Search Engines, reminded me that I should share my running version of NCSA Mosaic v2.7 with others. I don’t know where I got it, but it might have been from the Floodgap guys.
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Be Notified of SSH Logins with Notifo

September 11th, 2010 6 comments

I’ve been finding all kinds of neat uses for Notifo, a multipurpose notification tool for the iPhone, and I wanted to be notified when anyone (should only be me) logged in to my home computer via SSH. I wrote a Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) that sends a notice to Notifo whenever someone logs in or activates the PAM module another day (yes, I know that “PAM module” is redundant).

Check it out on SourceForge at I developed it on a Mac. I don’t know if it will compile properly on Linux. Please try it out.

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