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March 26, 2019

Running scripts in your shell without specifying the absolute path

If you want to run a script (or any executable file) in your shell you have to specify the absolute path to it. This might not always be a desired way of doing it, especially if you often use the script or if you want to call it from a launcher like Rofi or dmenu. Continue reading →

Tags: Bash | Zsh | Shell
March 26, 2019

How to upload files to NextCloud using only a shell script

The script Share Link Creator is a handy shell script written in Bash that lets you upload files to you NextCloud-server using the shell. Continue reading →

Tags: Nextcloud | Scripts | Bash | Utils
March 25, 2019

How to fake a dual monitor setup using xrandr

A completely random but very friendly user named Elodin from the IRC-channel #i3 on the freenode network wrote a Python script for me. It’s a script that lets you fake an dual monitor setup on a single monitor setup. And it has been working really good for me so far! Continue reading →

Tags: RandR | xrandr | Scripts | Utils
March 17, 2019

I went from a multi monitor setup to just a single monitor setup

After more than 5 years with my three 24” 1080p monitors I have decided to go back to just one single monitor. While a multi monitor setup is cool and all, I’m not so sure about what value it truly adds for me anymore. Continue reading →

Tags: My_Desktop
March 15, 2019

tty-clock - A clock widget for the console

As much as I like my panels with Conky and all the neat information it shows [Example], I prefer keeping the panels hidden to not distract me. This means I have no way of telling the time. Continue reading →

March 14, 2019

Disable highlights based on specific strings in WeeChat with per channel rules

One of the IRC channels I’m on is a bridge to a public Minecraft server. Every time I write something in the game on that server the IRC channel shows me this: Continue reading →

Tags: WeeChat
March 13, 2019

My Desktop - Mars 2019

It has been a long time since I last put up my desktop for display. To be fair it doesn’t really see much changes these days anyway. Continue reading →

Tags: My_Desktop
March 10, 2019

Automatically reconnect to lost SSH connections using autossh

I’m a heavy user of SSH and one thing that used to bother me was the fact that when I suspended my computer I would (logically) loose the connection to all things connected via SSH. Manually reconnecting the same things several times a day gets old fairly quickly. Continue reading →

Tags: SSH | Servers | Utilities
March 8, 2019

Basics with GNU Screen

I’m aware of the fact that most people prefer Tmux today. I’m not one of those. :) It’s not because it’s bad or anything. I have always been using Screen—long before Tmux was a thing—it’s what I’m used to. Continue reading →

March 4, 2019

Adding drop shadows to with ImageMagick

Here’s a quick little tip on how to add drop shadows to via the command-line tool ImageMagick. Continue reading →

Tags: ImageMagick