Blog Terminal – A WordPress Terminal Plugin

You might have noticed a new entry quietly appearing on the project page. So, let me introduce it to you. The new entrant is Blog Terminal, a WordPress plugin for drawing a terminal-like box, complete with prompt. If you have read some of my other blog posts, Blog Terminal is what powers the terminal boxes […]

Powerfish – an Elegant and Informative Prompt

Please, all welcome Powerfish, the one true Fish prompt to rule them all. I know what you might be thinking: “Custom shell prompts? I am not that much of a geek.” I was like that too. But then I thought, what if instead of just taking up space, the prompt could show me the information I […]

Autostart Linux Applications in One Command

Usually, when I am done working on the computer, I just suspend it. Thanks to that, I can easily pick up where I left off. But sometimes, I have to swallow the pill and turn it off (for example to preserve charge while traveling). In such cases, you can autostart Linux apps to quickly setup […]

Download Flickr Images Easily Using Script

I like to change my wallpaper to reflect the current season. Since I spend large parts of the day in front of computer, this gives me a glimpse of the outside world. My favorite source of high quality photos has for the longest time been Flickr.

Setting Up Headless Raspberry Pi Server

The Raspberry Foundation has recently launched Raspberry Pi 3, a new version of their popular developer board. It features a faster ARM processor, 1 GB of RAM and, most importantly, on-board wifi. This makes it even better choice for a headless Linux server. This guide shows how to do the basic Raspberry Pi server setup, […]

Test Internet Speed in Command Line

Sometimes the Internet is sluggish and you need to find out if your connection is the culprit. The usual routine to find out the connection speed is the following. First, switch to your browser. Then type out the address of one of the speed testing sites. Finally, navigate through, usually bloated and annoying, GUI. For […]