I’ve been looking around for a mid-grey theme for Thunderbird for quite some time with little success. So I decided to figure out how to make my own.
Some musings on Mastodon
I joined Mastodon and left 5 days later but I remain an active member of the Fediverse. There is absolutely nothing wrong with Mastodon; I’m just after something a little less centralised.
Linux bash and zsh alias command with examples
Aliases are shortcuts to run commands or a sequence of commands. Improve your workflow by creating shell aliases in bash or zsh for frequently used commands.
A Simple Bash Backup Script
Many Linux users tend to backup their entire /home directory or rely on apps to take care of this critical task. Backup only the essentials with this simple and fast bash script.
How To Copy Files And Retain Permissions
A brief tutorial on copying files in Linux whilst retaining the original file permissions and ownership. Details on how to preserve permissions when copying from EXT4 to NTFS.
Copy command for directories in Linux
Tutorial on the basic usage of the cp command for copying directories. Contains examples of copying single directories, multiple directories and directories containing spaces in their names.
Copy command for files in Linux
Tutorial on the basic usage of the cp command for copying files. Contains examples of copying single files, multiple files and files containing spaces in their names.
Rsync Basics Tutorial With Examples
Rsync is a tool used to synchronise files both locally and remotely on Linux systems. Commonly used for backups and mirroring, Rsync uses a delta-transfer algorithm which sends only the differences between the files.
Conky Ironman Theme
I’m not one for obsessing over my desktop but I have a soft-spot for Conky. I have created Conky Ironman, a beautiful Conky theme which displays date and time, system info, network status, live crypto prices and a to-do list.
What we really need is an open smartphone
It boggles the mind as to how we have grown accustomed to having an inaccessible device in our hands and pockets all day. Why do we continue to tolerate and support smartphone manufacturers in their efforts to track us and mine our data?