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Checking that a Linux directory is a NFS mount point

March 13, 2015 at 12:49 PM | categories: Code, Linux | View Comments

After a hard disk failure in the office I am setting up a more comprehesive backup system. The bulk of it consists of using rsync to periodically synchronise data on my workstation with NFS mounts. Each time I run rsync, I want to check that the destination directory is...

Resize a VNC session with xrandr

March 14, 2013 at 06:09 PM | categories: Linux | View Comments

For some years I have been using NoMachine NX for remote access to Linux servers. It has a cross-platform client, allows continuous sessions (seperate to the console login), works well over slow connections and allows resizing of the remote display. The resizing is a particularly handy feature when reconnecting to...