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Bash has improved and is very useful for a lot of tasks, many test suites from major companies are written in Bash, I also wrote test automation in Bash for my company. I bought this book “Linux Command Line And Shell Scripting – Second Edtion” on Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Linux-Command-Scripting-Second-Edition/dp/1118004426/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1349152894&sr=8-1&keywords=Linux+Command+Line+And+Shell+Scripting although most people rate this book five stars on Amazon, I have some comments: 1. it does not build the foundation for […]

Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Apple iPhone

September. 3. 2012 by lawnz –  Category: Electronics, Shopping (No Comments)

Samsung Galaxy S3 cell phone

Verizon 4G LTE cell phones

September. 3. 2012 by lawnz –  Category: Electronics, Shopping, Technology (No Comments)

I just got a new Samsung S3 cell phone from local Verizon store, they ported my old phone number from Sprint to this new phone, I have used it for couple of days, Verizon is a much better carrrier than Sprint, voice calls are clear, Internet 4G LTE service is fast, both talk and Internet services are reliable in Santa Clara and […]

Silk Comforters For Winter

September. 3. 2012 by lawnz –  Category: Shopping (No Comments)

I found a very good mulberry silk comforter on Amazon website, http://www.amazon.com/Natural-Comfort-100-Percent-Mulberry-Comforter/dp/B004G5YXT4/ref=sr_1_cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1346703134&sr=1-1-catcorr&keywords=silk+comforter one reviewer complained it is too thin, I think he or she maybe ordered wrong one, the one I have is for winter, it is not too thin, it is thick enough for winter.

TOTO CST454CEFG-01 Drake II 2-Piece Toilet

September. 3. 2012 by lawnz –  Category: HomeImprove, Shopping (No Comments)

I have American Standard and Kohler toilets, don’t like either one of them, I found a contractor he sells and installs only Toto toilets on Craigslist website, I called him and asked why Toto, he invited me to his shop, I did go to his shop and had a long discussion on toilets, I  picked TOTO CST454CEFG-01 Drake II 2-Piece Toilet and […]

American Standard bath tubs

September. 3. 2012 by lawnz –  Category: Complaints, HomeImprove, Shopping (No Comments)

I bought an American Standard bath tub from Home Depot, contractor installed it, I used it for couple of months, hate it, after using shower for 1 minute, the bub was filled with water at least one inch high, I had plumber to clean house pipes, the plumber suggested me to get a different strainer, I went to Lowe’s, got a new […]

The pipe from water heater to bath rooms is very long in my house, I had to wait for 60 seconds for hot water to run to bath rooms, I found Laing LHB08100093 AutoCirc Recirculation Pump with Timer and Adjustable Thermostat on Amazon website, it pumps hot water, controlled by timer and thermostat, I spent 5 hours to finish the installation project, the […]

Allen Edmonds Men’s McAllister Wing Tip

September. 1. 2012 by lawnz –  Category: Shopping (No Comments)

I tried Allen Edmonds Men’s McAllister Wing Tip shoes, I found this type of Wing Tip shoes has a problem, it is uncomfortable after wearing for couple of hours, it is not shoe size problem, it is the stitches above the wing tip pinching on top of my foot, but the shoes look really nice, great to wear to show off, it is […]


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