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June 23, 2019

This is my custom keyboard layout

I have been meaning to make this post for some time now. A big reason for why I like custom built keyboards is being able to use the open source QMK firware. It’s a firmware written in C and it let’s me customize the layout just the way I want it. Continue reading →

Tags: Keyboards | QMK
June 3, 2019

How to get a near real-time picture of Earth as your desktop wallpaper

If you like me, enjoy photos of the Earth, you may also appreciate the ability to set a near real-time photo of it as your desktop wallpaper. It’s actually only delayed for up to 10 minutes! Continue reading →

May 13, 2019

Wrap each input line to fit in specified width with fold

Are you tired of using tools like less and reading text like this? Continue reading →

Tags: fold | less | CLI | Tools
May 12, 2019

How to suspend and hibernate as a regular user

If you use a Linux distribution that uses an init system other than systemd with the suspend and/or hibernate feature, chances are that you use pm-utils for it. Continue reading →

May 10, 2019

How to download YouTube-videos with subtitles using youtube-dl

It wasn’t obvious how this feature with youtube-dl worked, so I thought I would document it here. If you want to download a video from YouTube with embedded subtitles into the video, you can use this command: Continue reading →

May 5, 2019

My keyboard - May 2019

It’s been almost one and a half year since my last post with this keyboard. A few things has happened since then, so I thought it was time for a new post about the changes. Continue reading →

Tags: My_keyboards
April 24, 2019

Installing dictionaries in GNU IceCat

If you’re using the web browser GNU IceCat you might have noticed that you can’t just click on any dictionary to install it. Continue reading →

Tags: GNU_IceCat
April 17, 2019

How to more quickly jump around in Vim using marks

There is endless ways of both jumping and navigating in Vim. One of those ways is using something called marks. You can think of it like precise bookmarks that you can quickly set and then jump between. Continue reading →

Tags: Vim
April 15, 2019

Getting started with folding in Vim

Folding in Vim means that you visually (and locally) fold parts of the document. Just the way you (hopefully) fold a towel before putting it in the closet to save space. Continue reading →

Tags: Vim
April 9, 2019

Display the time it took to run a command in zsh

zsh-command-time is a neat little plugin for zsh that displays the time it took to run a command. Continue reading →

Tags: Zsh | Shell | Utils