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