A terminal feature I never knew I wanted
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-12-03, under the category GNU/Linux
Tag: workflow

For a very long time, maybe close to eight years, I've used terminator as my terminal emulator. Based on gnome-terminal but offering features like split panes and more, it was easy to use, looked and worked well, and was widely available. The pane splitting was really a driver ...

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Watch me listen to music!
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-12-01, under the type Asciinema clip

Behold the glory that is ncmpcpp's visualizer!

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Using GUI Emacs as an editor for ansible-vault with fish-shell
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-11-23, under the category Emacs
Tags: fish, ansible

If you didn't know, ansible-vault is a nifty tool that lets you encrypt things for use with Ansible. For some reason that I've not yet discovered, ansible-vault doesn't care if you've set EDITOR /usr/bin/emacs in your fish.config. To work around this, I use the following alias function:

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Org mode's agenda list as initial-buffer-choice with Emacs' daemon mode
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-10-25, under the category Emacs
Tag: orgmode

Normally when I want to do anything with Emacs it's a matter of writing some Elisp code and poof, I've got what I want. Anything can be realized, it's usually just a matter of knowing which internal to tweak or what to implement. With that in mind, now that ...

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Soulfly Does Nailbomb at The Forge
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-10-17, under the category Music
Tags: The Forge, Soulfly, Noisem, Nailbomb, Lodi Kong, Cannabis Corpse

Tonight I went to see Soulfly play the Nailbomb record "Point Blank" in its entirety - openers were Lodi Kong, Noisem, and Cannabis Corpse. I've been to so many shows over the years but not a lot of metal shows actually. I've always loved fast, heavy music and Nailbomb ...

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