Windows shares no longer mounting on Linux

I use autofs to mount a windows share on my router, this stopped working with “mount error(112): Host is down”. Looks like it was due to some arch linux update, as per dmesg:

Specifying version 1.0 fixed it. (Note: this is just on my home network, you might want more security elsewhere). Fixed autofs …

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Command Line tools

Here are the tools I use to live my  life on the command line: Mail Client: Mutt Filtering: procmail, imapfilter Search: mairix General Web Client: Lynx, Links, Elinks, w3m Tools: wget, aria2c, curl Web Services Toodledoo: toodledo (ruby gem) Misc search engines: Surfraw Google Calendar: gagenda Ebay: esniper BBC Iplayer: get_iplayer Google Drive: gdrive Google …

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Linux tools I never knew about #1: lsblk

lsblk displays all block devices as a tree, eg:

More info via Karel Zak’s blog: lsblk8.

Highlight your source code in the console

Your editor supports source code highlighting, so why not the console? Actually it can with source-highlighter via Peter Eisentraut’s Blog: Adding Color to the Console: Code Syntax Highlighting with less and source-highlight.   I’ve just created a shell alias like alias shl=”/usr/bin/source-highlight -fesc -oSTDOUT -i ” though