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Linux, plaintext & minimalism

February 21, 2019

Gweled - A fun puzzle game with gems

If you’re a fan of Bejeweled and similar puzzle games you will most likely enjoy this game a lot. It’s called Gweled and you could probably figured out what it’s all about just by looking at the picture below. Continue reading →

Tags: Games
February 15, 2019

My Bash-script for printing online channels using Twitchy

I couldn’t find an actively maintained TUI or interactive CLI-client. And I didn’t want to manually check who’s online on Twitch. I then decided to make a Bash-script that prints who’s online every N minutes with some fancy colours to make it look good. This is the result: Continue reading →

Tags: Twitch | twitchy | Bash
February 14, 2019

Zathura - A lightweight Vi-like document reader

Zathura is a lightweight Vi-like document reader with a minimal user interface. It supports different file formats via plugins. Support is currently available for PDF (via poppler and MuPDF), PostScript, DjVu and EPUB. Continue reading →

February 11, 2019

A collection of handy ways of manipulating text in Bash

Here’s my collection with handy ways of manipulating text in Bash. I have tested all of these commands with GNU Bash 4.4.23 (or newer). If you have any feedback or suggestions feel free to send them to me via any of the listed ways in the footer or by creating a issue on GitLab. Continue reading →

Tags: Bash | Collections
February 10, 2019

How to disable the hotkey that toggles the menu bar in Firefox

I use Firefox as my secondary browser and something that has been bothering me for some time now, is the fact that the Alt-key toggles the menu bar. Continue reading →

Tags: Firefox
February 9, 2019

How to copy and move files in your shell the safe way

There’s a saying that it’s sometimes hard to see the forest for the trees. The flag -i, --interactive for the commands cp and mv is one of those occurrences. Continue reading →

Tags: Shell | Safety
February 6, 2019

How to stay updated about security vulnerabilities on Gentoo Linux

One of the most basic and probably one of the most important thing you can do to keep your system less insecure, is to simply keep it updated. But—for obvious reasons—installing every single update might not always be the most desirable for thing for some users running Gentoo Linux. Continue reading →

February 5, 2019

Automatically close private buffers in WeeChat with buffer_autoclose.py

I use WeeChat for both IRC and XMPP (via Bitlbee) and it’s not uncommon for me to end up with tons of buffers with private conversations. And I don’t find it that much fun to manually close the inactive conversations all the time. Continue reading →

Tags: WeeChat | Plugins
February 1, 2019

My colourful plaintext to-do list

I have probably tried more alternatives for to-do lists than anything. And while there’s a lot of good options out there, I really don’t need all the bells and whistles that most comes with. Continue reading →

Tags: To-do | Plaintext | Supercat | cat | Utils
January 28, 2019

Managing plugins in Vim with Vundle

Manually managing your plugins in Vim can be a tedious task, especially keeping them updated. But there’s several plugin managers to make life easier for you. I haven’t really tried a lot of them, but one that stood out for me personally was Vundle. Continue reading →

Tags: Vim | Vundle | Plugins