Remotely Managing CrashPlan

If you are running the CrashPlan backup service, while it does support cross-platform deployment it is tricky to configure when the UI is not running on the system you are configuring. Since upgrading to version 4.7, my original script for switching hosts had to get updated from reading ui.properties to using the new format .ui_info. Since this works pretty seamlessly for me on multiple hosts, I figured it was worth sharing here.
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Convert Word DOC to Google Doc

Prior to using OpenOffice starting somewhere around 2005, most of my documents had been written with WordPerfect, MS Word and Ami Pro. Unfortunately, these file formats are deprecated with the exception of MS DOC. Following the unraveling of OpenOffice, I had gravitated towards Word on Mac but have since found myself mainly using Google Docs. As a result, my next course of action is to convert my remaining legacy MS DOC files to Google Doc format.
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