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August 25, 2018

Automatically converting emojis to plain text in WeeChat

Something I’m not a huge fan of is emojis, I have always preferred using the classic emoticons like :). And it’s not that emojis are all bad, it’s just that they’re not very consistent across devices, sometimes not even across applications on the same device and some applications don’t even support emojis to begin with. Continue reading →

Tags: WeeChat | Emojis
July 19, 2018

How to delete files and folders older than N days

There’s a lot of tips and recommendations about how to delete files and folders older than <N> days on the web, but you can’t as far as I know do it with only one command. And running rm -rf in the shell without any confirmation feels a bit too risky as well. Because no matter how experienced you are, accidents do happen. :) Continue reading →

Tags: Scripts
July 13, 2018

Automatically hide your mouse cursor with Unclutter

If you almost never use the computer mouse like me, you are most likely also finding the mouse cursor distracting and in the way of your work. But there’s actually a way of automatically hiding it when it’s not being used and it’s made possible with the tool Unclutter, or more preferably with unclutter-xfixes. Continue reading →

Tags: Unclutter | Mouse