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Tip the Scales in Times of Instability With the Rock-Solid Debian

Estimated read time: 10 minutes

Desperate times call for the best Linux experience possible… And in my experience so far, the Debian distribution with the Xfce desktop environment or with the even lighter alternative i3 tiling window manager makes for a very smooth ride.


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: 11 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).


Using i3 as a Window Manager for Increased Productivity

Estimated read time: 8 minutes

I was striving to improve my productivity as one of my New Year’s resolutions and finally found the courage to take the time to try out i3, a fantastic window manager.


Bash History Cleaner

Estimated read time: 8 minutes

If you ever wanted to automatically clean your Bash history file, here is a working solution written in Python that uses regular expressions to set any kind of pattern you might be looking for.

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