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Archive for June 7th, 2016

How to send an email — 80’s style

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/06/07

WS 2000 modem information

WS 2000 modem information

History worth showing: How to send an email — 80’s style – Gmail – Google+

22 years ago, this was on TV in a series called Database, with this episode presented by Jane Ashton.

Some of the things you will see:

At first I thought the printer was an Epson FX-80, but it isn’t (it uses a different font and has plastic paper guidance). If anyone recognises the printer make and model, please let me know.


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network – How can I release and renew my DHCP lease from Terminal? – Ask Different

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/06/07

Via the answer below I created the renew alias. I already had the first two aliases.

alias route-and-ipaddresses="netstat -nr | grep 'Internet\|Gateway\|default' && echo && ifconfig | grep '\: flags\|inet\|inet6' && echo more detailed info through ifconfig and netstat -nr"

alias whatismyip="curl && echo"

alias renew_dhcp="sudo ipconfig set en0 DHCP && echo waiting 10 seconds for DHCP lease to be obtained && sleep 10 && route-and-ipaddresses && whatismyip"


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