Let's see how to install 3 plugins that will help your vim or approach becomes increasingly become a true IDE. I must say that since I started using it I am fascinated with this editor that although costs a lot to learn to use it at first, it is worth. But until now, had some disadvantages compared to a real IDE like Eclipse or NetBeans because it lacks some amenities that these programs offer.
Tuesday, November 09 2010 @ 08:06 AM CST Contributed by: Linegod
Awk is a pattern-scanning and text processing utility that captures information from text files creating reports in the process, modify files from one format to another, create databases and perform mathematical operations on data. The term “awk” comes from the names of the authors, Aho, Weinberger and Kernighan.
Inkscape is an open source SVG graphics editor released under GNU General Public License. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. Here are some useful tutorials for creating amazing vector graphics using Inkscape.
While at RIT around 2004 or 2005, I discovered that a few important machines at the datacenter allowed all students, faculty, and staff to authenticate against them via ssh. Everyone's shells appear to be set to /bin/false (or some derivative) on said machines, so the only thing you'll see after you authenticate is the login banner and your connection will close. I thought to myself, "Fine, no shell for me. I wonder if port forwarding works?"
Tuesday, September 14 2010 @ 06:25 AM CST Contributed by: Linegod
A few weeks ago, I felt inspired by articles from Jeff Kreeftmeijer and Armin Ronacher. I took some time to configure and fine-tune my Vim environment. A lot of new stuff made it into my .vimrc file and my .vim directory. This blog post is a summary describing what I’ve added and how I use it in my daily work.
Mark Twain has been quoted as saying that he respected a person who could spell a word more than one way. Unfortunately, Twain's enthusiasm for creative spelling isn't widely shared today, at least in the professional world. If you need a little help in the spelling department, but prefer the old school way of editing text, you can turn to Vim's spelling support.
Monday, August 23 2010 @ 05:18 AM CST Contributed by: Linegod
SSH is one of the most widely used protocols for connecting to remote shells. While there are numerous SSH clients the most-used still remains OpenSSH’s ssh. There is a plethora of tips and tricks that can be used to make your experience even better than it already is. Read on to discover some of the best tweaks to your favorite SSH client.
Shell scripting for system administrators: the basics
Saturday, August 14 2010 @ 08:51 AM CST Contributed by: Linegod
For system administrators shell scripting can be a very useful way to drastically improve workflow. Join Swayam Prakasha to find out how you can employ some fundemental tips and techniques to make your life easier…