Linux

Dired Duplicate Here Revisited

It is not uncommon for me to want the ability to quickly duplicate a file, especially if I am hacking around and just …

Cycling Colours in CSS and Other Files

I try and keep a simple colour scheme definition for my web site using some CSS variables: --theme-fg: #2b2d3a; …

Revert Git Permission Changes On Repository Transfer

I recently reinstalled my laptop and copied across my git repositories from an external backup drive. However most of my …

Magit Status To Show Tracked Files

While currently piecing together my git repositories and figuring out which files to commit I am invariably going to …

Quickly Deleting Duplicate Blank Lines

I am currently hacking around with my org files and in fact macro removing quite a few unnecessary lines. However this …

Insert Unique Log Message

I had tried to implement a debugging logging/print method myself using macros but hadn’t really achieved the level …

Initial focus in Occur Buffer

Just a quick one today! I am finding occur extremely useful, from building an index from my emacs init file to …

Cursor Blinking Rate

Sometimes I can find a blinking cursor distracting and somewhat expectant!, so currently I am favouring a solid non …

Imenu Indexing My emacs Init File

After implementing my simple occur indexing in my last post : Indexing My Emacs Init File A suggestion was made to put …

Indexing My Emacs Init File

Since I keep all my emacs configuration in a single .emacs file and in a hyper organised manner it means I have my init …

Sorting Org Tags using Org Mode!

Well as always a little more time with emacs a little feedback and then finding more about org I have now figured out (I …

Sorting Org Tags

I use a package called org-rainbow-tags which adds random colours to org tags to provide a consistent colour between …

Trimming ArtRage Playback Scripts using Emacs

Emacs isn’t my only obsession, I like to create digital art and for that I use ArtRage. The interesting thing …

Editing org files on an Android device - Part 1

Now that there is a build for emacs on Android I thought I would try and develop an emacs workflow between my Galaxy …

Replacing deadgrep with consult-ripgrep

I have been evolving my way through many differing ways of grepping recently from standard built-in greps to a few …

Digital Art Printing

Once a digital piece of art has been created then it is time to print it. A few tweaks are required in my image editor …

Using Macros to Help Code Debugging

Often I find myself requiring the most rudimentary of methods of debugging and that is to push text to standard output …

Moving Away From Deft

As the title says, it is with a heavy heart that I have decided to move away from deft. There are a few reasons for …

Commenting Un-commenting

After watching an interesting video by EmacsElements regarding commenting and un-commenting I have to say that I …

Simple Flexible Scrolling

I have written before about smooth scrolling using good-scroll and how I managed to find a semi satisfactory way of …

How to Display Google Calendar

Emacs is subsuming me! I have managed to get email up and running using mu4e and rss using elfeed and image viewing with …

Using ripgrep within Projects

Given my recent forays into the world of grepping in emacs using deadgrep (and hence ripgrep) and my use of find-file-rg …

More flexible grepping with deadgrep

I seem to be grepping a lot recently and I think the way I use deadgrep can be improved a little. Currently deadgrep …

Using org-copy-visible in dired

Just a quick one. Often it seems I need a copy of a list of files / directories in plain text without any gubbins such …

Creating Album Art Thumbnails for EMMS

I have been looking for a music player on Linux for a while now but haven’t really settled on one; I have simple …

Dired Duplicate Here

dired can do most things for me especially now I have my DWIM image conversion scripts working and image-dired …

Merging org files for Hugo static site

I have just started the process of reducing the number of org files I maintain for my web site. I now have a greater …

Creating a DVD from a video file

This year I have been starting to archive anything of interest from the family VHS collection. There are certainly slim …