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Archive for January 4th, 2022

I wish I had known “How to rename multiple files at once on Mac | iMore” ages ago

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/01/04

Coming from a Windows and Linux background, I was used that mass renaming files was a non-stock feature and getting it right usually a pain in the butt.

How glad I was to find out [Wayback] How to rename multiple files at once on Mac | iMore

Believe it or not, it used to be a real pain to batch-rename files on Mac. Times have changed and so have the names of those 15 files.

Prior to OS X Yosemite, there was no simple way to rename multiple files at the same time on the Mac. Some people set up Automator rules. Others tried workarounds to rename files in third-party apps. Finally, Apple realized our heartache and created a much simpler way to rename multiple files at once, and it’s only gotten easier as macOS updates continue. Here’s how to batch-rename files on your Mac.

The only mass-rename I regularly need is fixing typos or OCR errors in filenames: this means replacing certain text with another piece of text.

That’s this easy:

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Posted in Apple, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Power User | Leave a Comment »

On my research list: “ESXi 7” “kickstart” – Google Search

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/01/04

On my research list [Wayback] “ESXi 7” “kickstart” – Google Search.

Some links from it:

–jeroen

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Valetudo | Cloud-free control webinterface for Xiaomi vacuum robots

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/01/04

[Wayback] Valetudo | Cloud-free control webinterface for vacuum robots

Valetudo is a standalone binary which runs on rooted Vacuums of the Xiaomi ecosystem and aims to enable the user to operate the robot vacuum without any Cloud Connection whatsoever.

You can even use it to make a WiFi heat map of the floors in your home: the Valeroni app can do that for you.

The Valeroni app is open source too: [Wayback/Archive.is] ccoors/Valeronoi: A WiFi mapping companion app for Valetudo

Via [Archive.is] Kristian Köhntopp on Twitter: “Paging @sys_adm_ama: … Alternative Firmware für Robot-Staubsauger … Alternative Firmware für Robot-Staubsauger verwenden, um das Wifi im Haus zu mappen (und Staub zu saugen)”

–jeroen

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