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Ignoring Sync of Local Files to Dropbox on Linux

Estimated read time: 7 minutes

To make the most of Dropbox, it can make sense to backup the files you care the most about and skip the ones that simply take too long to upload and eat up all your space. Such candidates could be hidden .git/ folders and node_modules/, but how do you exclude them locally? Let’s find out.


Using dmenu to Optimize Common Tasks

Estimated read time: 12 minutes

If remembering dozens of keyboard shortcuts isn’t your forte, let dmenu come to the rescue! With this awesome tool, you will be able to create menus from plain text files swiftly and effortlessly (almost).


Black: A Python Formatter to Brighten Your Workflow

Estimated read time: 4 minutes

Meet Black, a superb Python code formatter that will automatically reformat your code in accordance to PEP-8 standards.


fzf - A Fuzzy Finder to Accomplish Anything

Estimated read time: 4 minutes

Search and, most importantly, finally find what you are looking for on your machine. If you rely on the terminal a lot, fzf may well be capable of speeding up your productivity!


Suckless: Minimalist Tools That Work Great

Estimated read time: 4 minutes

I have been using a few different tools from suckless.org for a while and I must say that once everything is configured properly, they are a joy to use. Some tools, like dmenu and slock, seem simple on the surface, but they allow to simplify your workflow by quite a bit. Another one, st, is a truly fantastic and lightweight terminal!

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