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Archive for May, 2008

Nicely formatted p values in Sweave

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

R function: pval

How to rename a USB flash drive

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Depending on the filesystem, see this guide. Quick info for FAT32: fdisk -l to see what your drive is, then: sudo mlabel -i /dev/sdb1 ::mynewname (substitute what you found in fdisk -l for the /dev/sdb1).

How to delete more than 20 Gmail contacts

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

If you select more than 20 of your contacts in Gmail and click on “delete”, Gmail complains that it cannot delete more than 20 contacts at once. Here’s how you can delete all of your contacts at once anyway: While logged in to your Gmail account, in the top right corner, you will see a […]

Gmail’s bad encryption defaults

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Gmail’s webmail service unfortunately defaults to the following behavior: Your login is encrypted, but the page reverts back to unencrypted http after you’re logged in. If you’re in an unprotected wireless network, such as a public hotspot, not only can the e-mails you read and compose be easily read by anyone else on that network, […]