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2016-09-19 [E] [D]
linux,bash Comments 1

Encountered this problem after upgrading my linux system, so I keep this here for future reference, and in case someone else also has this message:

bash: have: command not found

(or in Dutch:

bash: have: opdracht niet gevonden

Quick fix (for me at least): sudo $EDITOR /usr/share/bash-completion/bash_completion, search for "unset -f have", which is somewhere at the end of the file, and comment out the lines that have "unset have" and "unset -f have".

How did I find this out?

bash -x
will run bash in debug mode, meaning it will print out every command it executes. Somewhere along the lines it displayed this strange "unset have" line. Going back in the history, I found out that /usr/share/bash-completion/bash_completion was the last include, so it must've been that file!

2016-09-07 [E] [D]
music,live,record,jazz Comments 0

Chick Corea seems to come here quite often (well, he has a busy schedule) I like his playing, so whenever I have the chance to go, I'll be there -- especially if it's in a beautiful and small cosy venue like Openluchttheater Rivierenhof!

Today he was there with famous bass player Avishai Cohen and drummer Marcus Gilmore.

Stream it!

When you can hear a relevant musician, whom your parents have danced to in their youths, then you know you are dealing with a living legend. Like Van Morrison :)

Also at the Lokerse Feesten was Arno, one of Belgian's rock heroes! What a day :)

Obviously, I have a recording for each of them at! The Arno one is of very lousy quality though.

2016-07-31 [E] [D]
history-pics Comments 0

Never before published (well, now they are ...) photos from National Geographic's archive

2016-07-26 [E] [D]
code,programming Comments 0

On this server I host several git repositories, and sometimes I want to add update a single file in a large repository. It would be quite convenient if I could just update the bare repository without doing a checkout (it saves on space, no trouble with outdated repositories etc)

Obviously, someone on the internet already had asked the same question. I just put it in a nice script, with a simple test to ensure it works :)

You can download the script called git-bare-add, and view the source of the script below.

Usage is quite simple: git bare-add [-b $BRANCH] $BARE-REPO $REL-PATH $NEW-ABS-FILE $COMMIT-MSG

Here, $BARE-REPO is the path to the bare repository, $REL-PATH the path to the file inside the repository that should be updated. $NEW-ABS-FILE is the absolute filepath to the file that should be copied to $REL-PATH inside the repository. $COMMIT-MSG is (obviously) the commit message.

One can also edit a file in place, by using the option --edit and dropping the $NEW-ABS-FILE parameter: git bare-add --edit [-b $BRANCH] $BARE-REPO $REL-PATH $COMMIT-MSG

To perform some tests: git bare-add --test

It should be relatively safe to use this script, since it makes use of git porcelain stuff.

Note that there is no safety regarding multiple simultaneous accesses. Thus it is best used on a repository where you are for sure the only writer (during the whole length of the edit), since I think it will ignore commits made while edits are being made.


2016-07-26 [E] [D]
drawing Comments 0


Soft pastel.

A visit to the zoo inspired me to try and draw the European bee-eater. The colors are not good, but I can't correct them anymore -- to much layers of soft pastel already :(


2016-07-15 [E] [D]
drawing,tw Comments 0


DERWENT waterbrush pen and a little pencil.


2016-07-11 [E] [D]
comics Comments 0
2016-07-05 [E] [D]
music,tw Comments 0

Still crazy about Tom Wait's Burma Shave / Summertime, after all those years. Going to try to collect all different versions of it here. :)

Burma Shave is an American shaving-cream company, like Colgate. They advertise on the side of the road and they have these limericks which are broken up into different signs like pieces of a fortune cookie. You drive for miles before you get the full message. "PLEASE DON'T"... five miles... "STICK YOUR ARM OUT SO FAR"... another five miles... "IT MIGHT GO HOME"... five more miles... "IN ANOTHER MAN'S CAR - BURMA SHAVE." They reel you in. So when I was a kid I'd see these signs on the side of the road - BURMA SHAVE, BURMA SHAVE - and I'm young and I think it's the name of a town and I ask my dad, "When we getting to Burma Shave?" So in the song I used Burma Shave as a dream, a mythical community, a place two people are trying to get to. They don't make it." (Tom Waits in Time Out magazine,interview by Richard Rayner. Date: New York, October 1985)

  • "Tom Waits Live" At Beacon Theater New York (1979-11-05) source [20:10 - 32:55]
  • "Tonight In Person", BBC Studios, London (1979-07-27) source [20:46 - 29:18]
  • "Austin City Limits", Austin (1978-12-05) source
  • Summertime/Burma shave, Sidney State Theater, Australia (1979-05-02) source

You can stream them all from! :)


2016-06-28 [E] [D]
drawing Comments 0

It's been a very long time since I've drawn anything of importance, so bear with me :)


Drawn with a DERWENT waterbrush pen. It's fancy and quite enjoyable to work with. The shaded colors are done with Indian ink mixed with water.


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