Keep Your Configs Safe

A few years ago I switched between a few machines on a daily basis, and tweaked my environments constantly. It was a tedious task to update each of them one by one, every time I changed configs or aliases in any of them. I figured this has got to be easier somehow, and found the hidden world of dotfiles. ...

March 6, 2021 · 3 min · Mátyás Budavári

Think Outside The Box

In the past few days I’ve been working in manual mode on multiple linux boxes simultaneously. I have to follow logs, modify configurations and kill/start applications all at once. I got confused pretty fast of what server am I connected to in a certain console pane, and where are my operations. On top of that my ISP had a huge traffic hit these days, and my VPN connection dropped constantly. I dusted off my knowledge about some tools that boosted my productivity. ...

February 27, 2021 · 8 min · Mátyás Budavári

Light Up My Mission Control

I’m currently following the trends with my dev setup. I use dark theme in almost all of my tools. That make my Mission Control a monochrome mess. Most of my tools have theming options, so a few months ago I decided to light things up. ...

January 27, 2021 · 3 min · Mátyás Budavári

Clipboard Goodies For Productivity

Have you ever typed ctrl-c instead of ctrl-v and had to recopy again? Have you ever needed to copy and paste multiple entries at once from a page causing you to switch back and forth? Have you ever needed to copy the output of a program running in the terminal? I did, and got fed up with them almost 5 years ago, I’ll show you how you can eliminate these problems. ...

January 20, 2021 · 4 min · Mátyás Budavári