Category: Linux

  • VIM quick fix (for arrow keys in insert mode)

    When using VIM in insert mode, when I try and move around with the arrow keys, it inserts A, B, C and D instead. Not completely sure why, but typing: :set nocompatible seems to fix the problem. You can make this permanent by sticking set nocompatible in .vimrc in your home directory. Anyone know why?!

  • Quick howto: init.d script for glassfish 3

    Glassfish is a reference implentation of the Java EE 6 application server – it’s fairly easy to download and get running, but I wanted to get it running automatically on system startup on my linux server (which at the moment is running on coLinux – probably post about separately that at some point). I’m assuming…

  • Continuous Android Sync (optionally with DropBox)

    I like DropBox. I like Android. I just wish there was a way to continously sync my dropbox folders with my phone so they’re always up to date… here’s a way I use to get round this limitation