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Linux, plaintext & minimalism

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
January 12, 2019

Calc - A command-line calculator

Calc is an interactive calculator which provides for easy large numeric calculations, but which also can be easily programmed for difficult or long calculations. Continue reading →

Tags: Calc | Calculator | CLI
January 8, 2019

Using i3lock with systemd-suspend

This is a remake of a few days old post [Commit: 83ac8455]. I shouldn't make posts when I'm that tired. :) Continue reading →

Tags: i3 | i3lock | Systemd | Suspend
December 15, 2018

My new mouse - Logitech G305

I don’t really do reviews, this is just my 5 cents about it after owning it for more than a month. If you want an actual review from someone who actually knows computer mouses, check out Rocket Jump Ninja on YouTube. His review about this mouse is both informative and good. :) Continue reading →

November 30, 2018

How to use newlines and quotes with toot

I post a lot of updates to Mastodon using the CLI-client toot. And one thing that can be tricky to figure out is how to post content with newlines and quotes. Continue reading →

Tags: toot | Mastodon
November 16, 2018

XMPP via the command-line with sendxmpp

sendxmpp is a XMPP client for the command-line. It’s basically a Perl-script and it’s intended to be an alternative to sendmail. Continue reading →

October 20, 2018

Automatically setting the relevant title for YouTube videos in mpv

I was annoyed with the static title “mpv” when I watch YouTube videos via mpv, so I made this little script that automatically sets the relevant title in mpv for me. Continue reading →

Tags: mpv | YouTube
October 18, 2018

Launching MultiMC instances via Rofi

I play a lot of Minecraft, both vanilla and with mods, which is partly why I use the third party and open source launcher MultiMC. It’s a great launcher that lets you create various instances of Minecraft completely separated from each other in sandboxes. Continue reading →

Tags: Rofi | MultiMC | Minecraft