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if only there were a really smart way to solve this problem

Windows file systems are the horrible. I unzipped a folder with many configuration and source files in it. These tend to be small ascii files–the zip file was around 23.5m. I unzipped it, and these were the results: 70,198 Files; 18,144 Folders Size: 121 Mb Size on Disk: 356 Mb. These files are taking up [...]

usually people reserve this kind of shameless begging for necessities

Alright, at this point I pronounce my computer dead. I’ve done everything I could, including going to some expense to produce a Windows 2000 Professional, SP3 disc. I formatted the C drive, installed the Windows OS. And it just made my problems worse. Before, some (fairly crucial) drivers were broken. Now, I’m lucky if I [...]

not that i’d link it or anything

I’ve been playing with a program called Figlet recently. It’s pretty cool. Takes text, turns it into bubble-text, ascii-art style. Some output: _ ___ _________ _____(_)___ / (_)___ __ _______ / ___/ __ \/ ___/ / __ \/ / / __ \/ / / / ___/ / /__/ /_/ / / / / /_/ / [...]