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tuesday, 15 march 2016

ricing – or customizing one’s computer desktop is more than just changing a desktop wallpaper or GUI theme for *nix users, though, it often begins with such. Ricing commonly includes matching the terminal colours and ... colophon

sunday, 2 august 2015

current configuration – production environment platform Debian Linux the darnedest thing Sinatra web application DSL kramdown markdown syntax converter Slim template engine XapianFu full text indexing library ... colophon

thursday, 5 march 2015

keyboards – i have lost count of all the keyboards that I have owned and used. Ones I remember.. IBM Model-M with buckling springs numerous Logitech rubber dome keyboards Microsoft keyboards including ... colophon

wednesday, 25 february 2015

dmenu2 – stumbling upon a extensively enhanced fork of a favourite applcation always raises my curiousity. dmenu2 doesn’t disappoint, including the available patches to dmenu plus adding several important UI enhancements. Of particular interest to ... colophon

tuesday, 24 february 2015

dmenu – while tiling window managers are my preferred desktop environment to work in, it is dmenu that is the glue and allows my workflow to be completely keyboard driven. With simple keybindings defined in the ... colophon

saturday, 21 february 2015

herbstluftwm – herbstluft is German for “autumn air” and a unique moniker for a tiling window manager. It differs from bspwm which I have been using extensively for quite awhile now, in that, it is a ... colophon

herbstluftwm juggling – the messenging aspect of herbstluftwm via shell scripts and herbstclient allow extending the window manager behaviour. One added benefit is that it is fairly difficult to bork the actual window manager—at least, I haven’t ... colophon

sunday, 15 february 2015

2015-02-15 – dotfiles are the big addition to this site. They reside, of course, on github, and have been a long time coming—the recent interest and requests for the bspwm and Conky configurations was the final ... the darnedest thing

monday, 26 january 2015

2015-01-26 – lots of minor tweaks have been made to the content and presentation of the colophon. Most notably, the code snippets are now, I hope, more legible and better formatted (in particular, line wrap is ... colophon

thursday, 15 january 2015

bspwm framed – bspwm, by definition, implementing a binary space partitioning scheme does not manage frames per se like other tiling window managers such as herbstluftwm. While there is a lot of merit in the dynamic ... colophon

tuesday, 13 january 2015

bspwm gym – the messenging aspect of bspwm via shell scripts and keyboard handler allow a lot of clever desktop gymnastics. One added benefit is that it is fairly difficult to bork the actual window manager. Illegal ... colophon

bspwm not bar – one of bspwm’s alluring features is the gymnastics it can perform with simple shell scripts. Status bars identifying the desktop in focus and displaying system information are common amongst tiling window managers because ... colophon   [comments]

sunday, 11 january 2015

bspwm – bspwm is a tiling window manager whose messenging architecture accommodates window management gymnastics via sxhkd (or any other keyboard handler) and shell scripting versus the native language customizations which would be required with other tiling window managers, such as ... colophon

tuesday, 21 october 2014

2014-10-21 – the darnedest thing is written and designed by Steven Hum with the following.. desktop software platform Debian Linux (VPS server) Arch Linux (personal machines) bspwm tiling window manager ... colophon

tuesday, 9 september 2014

2014-09-09 – the darnedest thing is written and designed by Steven Hum with the following.. desktop software platform Debian Linux (VPS server) Arch Linux (personal machines) bspwm tiling window manager ... colophon

monday, 26 may 2014

2014-05-26 – the darnedest thing is written and designed by Steven Hum with the following.. desktop software platform Debian Linux (VPS server) Arch Linux (personal machines) bspwm tiling window manager ... colophon