I've been messing around with more (stumpwm.github.io/) and really like it.

I've got to say, this is the first time I've genuinely had the "read the source, Luke" feeling. Maybe it's a sign of the documentation having a few holes, but the source code is so clean and readable that I'm ending up understanding how it works from the code more than the docs. Cf. blog.codinghorror.com/learn-to

(And that's even true comparing it to dwm/other Suckless projects, which have very clean code)

Which of these is a "horizontal split" and which is a "vertical split"? And why?

(I've noticed that different programs flip the terminology—what do *you* think?)

Does anyone else find themselves needing to take timestamped notes in ? I wrote a quick bit of vimscript to make it easier/automatic to do so and I'm happy to throw it up in a gist or something if there's any interest. Here's what it looks like:

Turns out, all this time I was supposed to be getting colored output from 's `cargo test` command—but I wasn't because I had my $TERM set to the wrong value. Oops!

I keep a plaintext list of links I want to read soon, and just started managing it with my new CLI app, mnemonic (github.com/codesections/mnemon) and I just now had the experience of pushing a new link to that with the `mn edit -p` command—and it felt great!

Sometime the best part of writing software is that it give me *exactly* the workflow I want!

v0.2.0 of my CLI app, mnemonic, is now up. I significantly refactored the UI to use sub-commands instead of flags/options for the basic commands, which makes the whole UI a bit more ergonomic. For example, you can now run `mn rm -f notes` to delete the mnemonic named 'notes' without a confirmation dialogue.

This version also adds command-line flags to specify the syntax highlighting language and to output plaintext instead of highlighted text if you prefer.


Just released a new : mnemonic (aka `mn`), the CLI app for remembering those little things that slip your mind.

Coded with <3 in .

Code here: github.com/codesections/mnemon

r/rust discussion here: reddit.com/r/rust/comments/aj2

Screencast below:

See below for actual clip of the dlarm (dwm-alarm) going off visually.

Slightly put off by the third link—which is a live link to the page the user is *currently on*. Why do websites ever do that? Do they think I'm going to print their site? But they don't even have a url, so that wouldn't work …

Just as a counterpart to all the examples @GDPRHallOfShame has been posting, here is what an opt out option *should* look like. One prominent button to entirely opt out. Nice job Open Knowledge International! blog.okfn.org/2018/10/25/open-

I have been having a incredibly odd issue where my nvim background color suddenly decided to stop working inside tmux even though I didn't change anything in either program's config file.

The image below shows what it *should* look like on the right and what it *actually* looks like on the left. The Internet is full of advice about how to solve a _similar_ problem, but none of those solutions seem to apply. This just might drive me insane.

Have y'all tried out `exa`? It's a recent `ls` replacement that adds colorized output and git-status indicators without sacrificing speed or simplicity. I just installed it, and I'm pretty happy so far. the.exa.website/

Before and after screenshot below:

As @kev said, I put together a local-timeline viewer for . hub.fosstodon.org/timeline-pre

Here are the technical details, in case you're curious: Like my t5 and mastodon-de-mob projects, localTimeline is an exercise in minimalism: it loads < 9KB of data before making http requests to fosstodon.org.

But it trades one form of minimalism for another: my past apps were pure native JavaScript, without dependencies. This app uses Preact, which lets it have simple, modular code like this:

Just discovered s-tui, a great terminal app for measuring CPU performance/temperature/throttling. github.com/amanusk/s-tui

It's really cool and full of useful insights! For example, I discovered that my laptop isn't hitting any more than 3.0 GHz, even though it's rated for 4.0.

Related: any tips on fixing that?

I'm currently debugging some issues with my Raspberry Pi, and I'm hovering somewhere between steps two and three of the xkcd shark attack sequence. xkcd.com/349/

If you don't hear from me after this, assume it ended in sharks.

My experience when writing HTML just got a lot more pleasant (and colorful) thanks to a plugin: github.com/luochen1990/rainbow. It color-codes matching opening and closing HTML tags (and matching parentheses/brackets)in code. This makes it *much* easier to avoid miss-indenting code—one of those errors that can really drive you crazy.

H/T @sjl whose classic post, Coming Home To Vim, stevelosh.com/blog/2010/09/com mentions a similar plugin (I'd forgotten until I re-read the post, which I recommend)

I had no idea could do color schemes! It makes *such* a big difference—I might actually use it as my primary email client now.

(Why, no, I don't subscribe to , why do you ask?)

Mastodon has caused me to realize just how *visual* I am—when scanning my feed, I'm very likely to focus on the avatar pictures much more than the names. As a result, I sometimes combine/conflate people with similar pictures (see bellow).

Sorry to everyone!

If there are other's like me, we could take a few lessons:
- Be reluctant to change avatars
- Pick something distinctive
- Don't stick with the default

Now I'm wondering if people confuse me with @lawremipsum?

CC @wdavery @nolan

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