Linux

Quick Bash Scripts Augmenting Org Files

This post isn’t strictly about what can be achieved within the emacs ecosystem but what can be achieved outside it …

RIP ripgrep-regexp, long live deadgrep!

Well this is quite a turn up for the books, I seem to have already quickly moved on from emacs ripgrep-regexp! to …

RIP grep, long live ripgrep!

I have come to the realisation that I can be a little more efficient when it comes to searching for text within files, …

Expanding Text using abbrev and skeletons

My next investigation into trying to improve my emacs workflow is expanding entered text for repetitive tasks. I’m …

Revisiting Window Cut / Copy Files with DWIM

I previously wrote about wanting the ability in emacs to copy and paste files from one window to another just like a …

Dired Ordering by Size

By default dired orders its files in alphanumeric order and when s is selected it sorts by date according to : …

Tidying up Dired Further

Something is still bugging me with my dired tidy up and I think it is wanting to add the ability to remove dot files. I …

Tidying up Dired

Bit by bit I am getting to grips with dired and using this for more operations on my files. The next step is to reduce …

Centering the Cursor After a Scroll

Something has been nagging at me for a while now, I seem to spend a lot of time moving the cursor to the next or …

Do You Remember?

I am currently keeping all my textual notes in a separate org file called appropriately, notes.org. This is pretty much …

Dired folder size

My dired replacement of Dolphin / linux terminal continues. The next thing is something useful to me but uncommon and …

Dired going Up Directories

Now dired is becoming more ingrained into my muscle memory, navigating efficiently through the folder structure is …

Cut / Copy between Windows using Dired Buffers

The next step in my emacs journey is to move files around a little more easily, in fact more like a regular file …

Trimming Text With Macros

I am having a bet!, it is one of my few vices, and it shall be on the horses. I don’t often have a bet and in fact …

Finding Files With RipGrep

Now I am appreciating the power and simplicity of ripgrep and have it available on all my systems I was hunting around …

Putting to Trash

I was recently reading a post about deleting files from within emacs and pushing them to the local Trash, this seems …

Efficient Deletion and Insertion

As my emacs keybindings journey continues to evolve and to delete more efficiently with delete word it has lead to an …

Hugo Text Title Tidying

Currently I am just displaying the title of my posts with no filtering. Now that I have developed a general format to …

Hugo No Carriage Return After Frame

I am currently polishing up my web page and I am now focussing on the little annoying formatting / alignment issues. One …

Images to Blog Posts

I am just playing around with writing some sort of “techy” blog, trying to focus on a couple of my favourite …

Profiling and Accidental Learning

My sacred emacs is taking 13 seconds to start up! This is not good, I have read somewhere about a built in profiler, and …

Download Local Emacs Packages

— TOC Local ELPA MELPA ORG Local from Mirror Extra Steps to locally download emacs packages for offline …