Archive for June 2010

SSIS Packages and SFTP

Just a quick note to myself about using SFTP instead of FTP in SQL Server SSIS packages:


Posted June 30, 2010 by mmdmurphy in freeware, SQL, tips

Garmin Forerunner and Mac OSX – shareware – Paid

Posted June 15, 2010 by mmdmurphy in Garmin, Mac

Editing EXIF Photo data

Exiv2 is a C++ library and a command line utility to manage image metadata. It provides fast and easy read and write access to the Exif, IPTC and XMP metadata of images in various formats. Exiv2 is available as free software and with a commercial license, and is used in many projects.

Posted June 13, 2010 by mmdmurphy in freeware, Photos, tips

One iPod Two Computers

How to sync your iPod to 2 computers… Yes, SYNC, not “set it to manual and do it by hand”
WARNING – I haven’t tried it yet.

Posted June 9, 2010 by mmdmurphy in ipod, tips

Clean your iTunes Library

I had deleted a bunch of podcasts, but for some annoying reason, they would still show up in my iTunes library. So, I stopped iTunes, made a backup copy of my iTunes library xml file, and then cleaned it up with this. Pretty cool, but maybe a bit dangerous. Anyway, it worked for me, and now those gray exclamation marks are gone – no more links to files that no longer exist…

Posted June 8, 2010 by mmdmurphy in freeware, ipod, tips, windows