I have written a quick&dirty bash script to check which gateway is still working and switch to it. It also switches back to the primary gateway as soon as it is available again. The script can be called on a regular basis via cron.
Someone asked if it is possible to view the flight prices for next week. Obviously one could go to a website like kayak, input the flight dates and view the prices. But, if you want to do this every day you will have to enter the dates every day. Therefore I came up with a simple script which produces a website with a link that opens up a kayak searh for a flight in 7 days from now. Continue reading
If you have automatic updates enabled in Windows, you will eventually notice a new Icon in the task bar that offers you Windows 10 for free. What if you do not want this notification? Continue reading
The LaTeX package <code>todonotes</code> is nice for added todo-notes to documents. The problem is the default settings (orange colored background) will waste printer ressources if you print intermediate versions of the document.
Sometimes I want to follow the changes of some website which does not provide an RSS feed. For such cases I have written a simple bash script that I run periodically with cron.