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The Interplanetary SpaceBlag of TeamSnap Engineering.

I tend to multitask far more than necessary, and will often ssh into multiple remote servers at once. I also tend to clear my scrollback regularly, since I like my workspaces neat and tidy.

Unfortunately, that tends to lead to this problem:


Which tends to lead to a long night of restoring backups. You do have backups, right?

(Not interested in the explanation? Check out the gist instead!)

What's the Problem?

Obviously, dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/hda0 is not exactly a likely catastrophe...

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Zach Gardner   OS X, Shell  Terminal Color Scripting