March 2013

Posted on March 25, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

How to List Linux Processes by Memory Usage

Use this command to list Linux processes according to their memory usage in descending order (via Linux Questions): ps -e -orss=,args= | sort -b -k1,1nr | pr -TW$COLUMNS The output will look something like this: 181300 /usr/sbin/clamd 64144 amavisd (ch9-avail) 63256 amavisd (ch11-avail) 22196 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start 21856 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start 21280 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start Read More

Collateral Damage
Posted on March 21, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Our Legal System Should Support Whistlerblowers

This is just a quick post on a deep, complicated issue… [teaser]As an American, I feel better off – and I think all Americans are better off, having knowledge of and access to the Collateral Damage video leaked by Bradley Manning.[/teaser] (Do you think that it’s best Americans don’t know about this? If so, I’d like to Read More

Strange, fish-eating birds at Green Lake
Posted on March 21, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Strange Fish Eating Birds at Green Lake

Does anyone know what kind of birds these are? On Monday, I saw about forty of them at Green Lake. You could literally see them scooping up fish in the shallows, bobbing their necks back and forth in swan-like fashion and resembling Loch Ness Monsters at a distance. They looked a bit like Blue Heron Read More

My recommended ergonomics for remote work
Posted on March 18, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Recommended Laptop Stand and Travel Keyboard – Good Remote Ergonomics

Note: The domain name is for sale as well as many others. Learn more. I regularly work remotely at coffeeshops with my laptops and get a lot of questions about my portable ergonomic setup. Here’s a list of the components I use: 1. Goldtouch Go! Travel Notebook Stand – I’ve found this works better and stands slightly Read More

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