Articles in the Linux category

An enhanced, but compact shell-command processor

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Not long ago I devised an enhanced command processor in shell script, and called it exec-cmd. It might be the shortest (60-70 line) most-handy utility I had written, although shell …

How to leverage a multi-language OS environment

| Category: Linux

If you’re a multi-language fanatic like myself, you want the ease of switching between languages in a variety of contexts. These include typing, spell-checking and interfacing with applications in …

Single-tasking workflow in Linux with DWM

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In a series of Linux-related articles recently, I have provided a number of strategies to eliminate distractions and superfluous features in your workflow. The strategies largely rely on ultra-minimalist command-line …

Slide presentations in seconds from plain text

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Creating slide presentations not in minutes, but seconds, from a few lines of plain text with Sent.

Achieving an action-oriented workflow in Linux

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How an action-oriented workflow stimulates more focused attention than an interaction-based workflow.

jrnl, from plain CLI journaling to time reporting

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What I love about simple CLI Linux utilities is that one, many are old, well-documented and extremely light weight, two, they are modular and can easily interact with other CLIs …

My experience with W3M, a console-based web browser

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W3M an entirely console-based web browser I mentioned briefly in a previous post, despite a series of limitations in the context of a full web browsing experience, can play just …

How to be cutting-edge and old-school in the Linux terminal

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Extracting speed and productivity from Linux terminal applications.

Why I use Linux

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A brief synthesis of the Linux philosophy and my history of usage.

Quick presentations in markdown with Pandoc

| Category: Linux

Creating slide presentations with extreme ease and speed using Pandoc.