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Switching from tmux to GNU Screen

1 min read
tmux
gnuscreen
cli
productivity

I’m was a bit late to the terminal multiplexer game. I had used GNU Screen on servers here and there to be able to keep tabs on long running processes but it wasn’t until this past year that I decided to start using tmux full-time locally. Why tmux if I […]

Upgrade to Node.js 8.x on Ubuntu 17.10

1 min read
development
javascript
nodejs
linux
ubuntu

Ubuntu 17.10, codenamed “Artful Aardvark” was released yesterday… … with Node.js v6.11.4 #sadtrombone It could be worse though, Debian 9.x (Stretch) still ships with Node v4… but I’ll save how to remedy that for another post ;) Now, I can’t imagine you came here to listen to me throw shade […]

Switching to Vim from Neovim

2 min read
vim
neovim
development

I’ve been a Vim user for the better part of the last 20 years. I’m also not blind to the fact that there are other editors out there. I’m usually the first person to download a copy of some new editor and/or IDE and give it a whirl, always running […]

Trigger a GitHub Pages rebuild with AWS Lambda and CloudWatch

7 min read
blogging
development
aws

GitHub Pages is pretty damn great. I’ve been using it for years now but one thing has always bugged me. If you want to schedule your posts in advance, they just never show up. Why? Because for posts to show up you have to trigger a rebuild of the project […]

How to downgrade to the LTS Kernel on Arch Linux

3 min read
linux
arch linux

I’ve been all over the place recently in regard to my love and/or hate of Arch Linux. I absolutely love the minimalism of the base install and the availability of packages. What I’m hating is that I’ve been running into some really weird system lock ups that seem to be […]