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Yahoo Finance historical data

How to Download historical data from Yahoo Finance explain in a simple way the use of the Yahho Finance API interface.

CVS on CAFED

How to use CVS on cafed is a friendly description of the rules you should use in interacting with CAFED CVS server. If you prefer, you can download the text version.

Synchronize with Unison

Synchronize with Unison describes the basics of keeping home directories synchronized with Unison. If you prefer, you can download the text version.

HDD speed measurement

Test the speed of your hard disk, or any other storage device for what matters, using gbtestdisk.

Miscellanea

Oil price history

Report on oil price movements based on data provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of St.Louis and Energy Information Administration of the U.S. Government.

Automotive fuels price history

Report on oil derivatives price dynamics of prices for automotive fuels (Euro-super and diesel) in Italy and Europe since 2005.

Barycentric coordinates in gnuplot

How to setup the gnuplot program to display barycentric coordinates.

Older howtos

Postfix Setup for Local Mail Only

Postfix Setup for Local Mail Only describe a minimalistic Postfix setting which allow for local applications to send you administrative emails. If you prefer, you can download the text version.

Using the TIM usb modem on Linux

The Linux software included in the HIAWEI E1692 USB modem distributed by TIM is buggy. You can easily fix the matter using open source software. Read the tutorial or download the text version.

Sant'Anna School VPN

The Virtual Private Network of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna can be accessed using free software on Linux. Read the tutorial or download the text version.

The script vpnsssup is designed to automate all the necessary steps. It is possible that in order to use it the value of some parameters have to be modified. A short description of what to do can be found in the script itself.

EncFS tutorial

EncFS tutorial describes the basics of using encfs in a Linux system. If you prefer, you can download the text version.

XDM Customization

XDM Customization describe simple tricks to improve the appearance of the XDM interface. If you prefer, you can download the text version.

Author: Giulio Bottazzi

Created: 2017-01-04 Wed 19:11

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