Posts tagged with : CLI

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Vim, the only editor that I use.

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.
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Delete Letsencrypt certificates

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.
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Bypass firewall rules

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.
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What aliases do you use ?

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.
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Using Timewarrior With Taskwarrior

Terminals have always been a thing that I loved to use. I spend a lot of times using and tweaking them. i My daily use include a lot of this little programs that help you to improve your productivity. Keybindings and customizations is also one thing that I love about terminals compared to GUI. That's also why I awesomewm. For those who don't know what it is, it's a lightweight tiling window manager like Ion.
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Imagemagick - a swiss army knife for manipulating images

There is a CLI tool I use often to manipulate images, its name is Imagemagick. You can install it with any package management system you have depending of your OS. Imagemagick is also used in a lot of libraries to render images for various purposes. Here is a list of commands I use quite often when I need to edit some images.