# On backups
So, I recently started using gnu stow. Fantastic software. I used it on my dotfiles and also turned my stow directory into a gi
t repo on my gogs server. Yesterday this saved my ass. I had a core dump on a project I was working on and typed rm * corer> instead of rm *core. I merely reinvoked stow and got all my stuff back. So rad.
Speaking of git, I am thinking I want to turn /var/www/html and /var/gopher into git repos. I am pretty sure this is a thing th
at is done as it makes sense. Any reasons I should not do this? What about the cockamamey scheme of mv'ing those directories el
sewhere, turning them into git repos, and stowing them back to var? At some level of nerd, I may have just become arroused...
Also added my curl/html2text/perl/less www reader q to the software projects section. I am very happily using q with ridi feed
reader. If I need to engage with hyperlinks, I will use lynx, but for consuming prose content q does the job fast and looks ple