Predictable Network Interface Names

Published 5th Mar 2014 by Philipp Schmitt
Tags: #linux #network #systemd

This isn't really new but since systemd 197, network devices are named following a new scheme. Byebye eth0 and wlan0. The ArchWiki warns about possible network profile breakage but doesn't provide any hint on how to PREDICT what the new name of the interface will be. I successfully figured mine out using: # Replace eth0 wit…  Read More

Move your config files to $XDG_CONFIG_HOME

Published 12th Feb 2014 by Philipp Schmitt (Updated 23rd May 2014)
Tags: #config #firefox #vim #vimperator #xdg #zsh

It may sound like a cliché comming from a german guy but I like to have my hard drive organized. It just hate it when every app I install creates its own config file in my $HOME directory. It's the default folder shown when I start my file manager and it is just anoying seeing a bunch of "dotfiles" there. They should all reside in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME. Come on, that's what this folder is for! In this post I will go over a few tricks to make some apps I frequently use store their configuration files in the one and only right location: $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/$APP_NAME The solutions…  Read More

Howto Blog

Published 23rd Dec 2013 by Philipp Schmitt (Updated 7th Feb 2014)
Tags: #blog #github #hosting

Don't get confused by the buzzy title, this post isn't about SEO or anything related. It's more about how this blog works and the workflow I established. …  Read More

irssi cap_sasl dependency

Published 22nd Nov 2013 by Philipp Schmitt
Tags: #archlinux #irssi #perl

If you are using the awesome irssi script cap_sasl by Michael Tharp and Jilles Tjoelker that allows you to securily log into IRC, you may be wondering about the unmet perl dependencies after you lauch irssi: 21:02 Can't locat…  Read More

GitHub: Import SSH keys from remote server

Published 11th Nov 2013 by Philipp Schmitt (Updated 22nd Dec 2013)
Tags: #git #github #ssh

Using xsel: ssh $R…  Read More

Git submodules

Published 11th Nov 2013 by Philipp Schmitt
Tags: #git #github #submodule

Git is great but there's a lot you need to learn before you could call yourself a "power user". One of the things you should know how to cope with are submodules. If you do not know what this is read this. …  Read More

Apache subdomains

Published 11th Nov 2013 by Philipp Schmitt
Tags: #apache #virtualhost

Everybody loves subdomains, but how do you set them up ?…  Read More

sed Snippets

Published 27th Oct 2013 by Philipp Schmitt (Updated 21st Dec 2013)
Tags: #bash #sed #sh #zsh

The stream editor is your go-to-guy to alter text files: echo "matchme matchme matchme mat…  Read More

ZSH Snippets

Published 27th Oct 2013 by Philipp Schmitt
Tags: #bash #sh #zsh

So here I will be sharing some commands I often use myself. …  Read More

Git Tips&Tricks

Published 26th Oct 2013 by Philipp Schmitt
Tags: #git #github

In this post, I will go over a few FAQs about Git. I'm an ArchLinux user, so I'm using the very latest stable Git (1.8.4 as I am writing this). Keep this in mind as some of the listed commands may not work with older versions. …  Read More

OpenGL Snippets

Published 22nd Oct 2013 by Philipp Schmitt
Tags: #c++ #glut #opengl

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