In spite of what we do and how fast we enter the commands, the reality is, we still can’t beat the performance of computers. From the other hand, if we keep repeating the same action multiple times, we can easily give computers a hard time, can’t we? You could write a
bash script (your favorite programming language) and instead of entering the same commands, wasting your time and energy, run the script and have some time for yourself, sit back in a seat, think of the eternity, universe, or anything else that comes up on your mind.
In the previous…
A tool is convenient to use only if it helps solve a certain task. It’s also important that the tool is adjustable to particular user’s needs. An ability to expand it functionality would be an added bonus.
Finally, we’ve got on to one of the most interesting and fascinating topics —
bash-scripting. Every time you launch a terminal, it automatically starts to run a shell command interpreter which understands and processes commands you’ve typed on a keyboard. A shell also signals errors and watches out for compliance of the commands with their syntax. …
I’d used screen for quite a long time before I knew it was not enough for me anymore and I started to look for alternatives. Around the same time I found tmux, a software application described by many users as a screen based on steroids. I couldn’t understand this strange comparison until I tried the app for myself. Honestly speaking it didn’t happen instantly that I started to work with tmux only. After three-four attempts I still got back to using screen. Eventually, though, tmux has won.
Hi everyone! This is a text version on my speech given at WSD on the 26th of November in Kiev. The idea of writing this post was to share some key aspects with a wider audience, provide more details on the important points that have been discussed at the conference, give some illustrated examples and hear your arguments and opinion back.
The important note: a reader is expected to be a confident *nix OS user. Further in my examples, I will refer to many different utilities such as…