People around me know that I love to spend time in terminals. For them, I am probably a nerd that do a lot of obscure stuff in these little black windows. A lot of friends that look at my screen have the same reaction : Your computer doesn't work What the hell are you doing ? Can't you just have a normal laptop Since I'm using awesome as a window manager it keeps them even more dubious about how I'm using a computer.
At work, we had a chat about actors and one of my colleagues told me that he was a movie-lover. I asked him if he saw all the movies from the IMDB top 250 list. First of all, he didn't know about that website. Secondly, I figured out that he has never seen movies like Usual Suspects, The Godfather or The Shawshank Redemption.
Letsencrypt allows you to get a free certificate that you will need to renew each three months. There are a lot of tutorials online on how to get one or more and I would like more to focus on how to delete them when you don't need it anymore. Deleting a SSL certificate is not about just deleting one file only.
At work, they changed a firewall and added a rule to block Youtube. I'm fine with that but some colleagues are quite annoyed by that change. They really want to watch tutorials or kitten on Youtube. What I like about ssh is how it helps you to bypass a lot of things 😉 What a lot of people don't know about ssh is that it include a SOCKS proxy out of the box that you need to configure in your browser to bypass a restriction.
Here is a list of aliases I use more or less frequently. Aliases and shell functions is a thing that I couldn't live without. It helps you type less to do more. I've been using zsh for a while now and I've never been a real fan about bash. Prior to that shell I used to work with diferrent ksh variants.
Trackers ! I hate them ! Every day is a battle to keep your privacy! And YES … Maybe I'm getting more and more paranoid like Gene Hackman in Enemy of the state but every time a friend is sharing a link with all the UTM crap (you know the kind of link that just looks like this and you wonder why it is so fucking long) :