vim folding or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Fold

sup people i wanted to write a quick article on why i love folds in vim especially in config files. vim folding gives you the ability to temporarily hide parts of files while leaving only certain lines visible. this helps a ton when you are elbow deep in the muck that are certain files. i … Read More

bootchart fun

since i had to rebuild some stuff on my laptop, i wanted to see how long it took to get to the login prompt and since i dont use a login manager i have to specifically run : pybootchartgui –crop-after=login   Click to enlarge: What bootchart doesn.t show you is that its actually 12 seconds … Read More

Workspace laptop pics

so i decided to take some pics of my temp workspace just so you guys can see the mess. There are four different machines there: Thinkpad x60 Thinkpad x220 Thinkpad x230 Thinkpad t420s all are running either Gentoo or openBSD. Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge

updated vim screenshot with some explanations part two

hello all, i have been away from this site for a while and owe you guys some updates. i should be able to start posting more now. todays screenshot is another vim but its to show the colored status line that i have switched to: click to enlarge as of time of writing, you can … Read More

creating a permanent symlink in synology

This article is more for me not to forget. So if you are creating a symlink to a dir: mkdir ‹PATH/TO/LINK› mount -o bind ‹TARGET› ‹LINK› to make it permanent: add mount -o bind ‹TARGET› ‹LINK› to /etc/rc.local

updated vim screenshot with some explanations part one

howdy all i have been away from a while battling dragons and you know…. that whole work thing. one question that i do keep getting on pissedoffadmins is about the vim screenshot and the rc file that i use. in this article i am going to explain some of the real big things in my … Read More

motd script

so after surfing around and stumbling across this site and realizing that i have a boring motd screen, i decided to convert (mostly) what they did at mewbies over to bash. its here here is a screen shot: click to enlarge

vim screenshot

just felt like posting a screenshot of my term while in vim. enjoy click to enlarge EDIT 20141126 as per Alex : here are the plugins i use. here is a copy of my vimrc.

nethack server autobuild script

so after many years of playing me some sweet nethack, i decided to put together an auto-create script that will build a working nethack server on ubuntu (testing centos && gentoo) using dgamelaunch and nh343-nao. parts of this script were taken from all over the internet. when this script is run it will have it … Read More

multiple programs reading a single stream

So i had to grep multiple patterns into their own files from one stream and had forgotten about this and was trying to do this with awk & sed (which got very ugly really fast). instead, we just need tee, grep, and bash extensions. example: tee <srv1_20140912.log >(grep “access” >20140912_access.txt) >(grep “fail” >20140912_fail.txt) lets clean … Read More