Linux Overview/Development


  • direnv - manage environment variables per-project
  • fish/xiki - alternative shells


If you ever want to package something for Linux, Repology covers where.

Web Tools


  • Consider an alias like alias q="ls | grep --color -i".
  • The history command (history search).
  • Process management: & fg bg jobs kill disown nohup (CTRL+C/Z).
  • kill -SIGSTOP and kill -SIGCONT for pause/resume.
  • pgrep to search for PID by name.
  • script to record shell session in file (and cat or less -R to view).
  • From less to edit, press v.

Alternative Tools

  • ncdu (du -smh, df -l)
  • nnn - Terminal File Browser



##    help:    This.
.PHONY: help
.DEFAULT: help
help: Makefile
#       Find all double comments and treat them as docstrings
        @echo "make <command>"
        @sed -n 's/^##//p' $<

##      watch:  Hot-reload web-app server.
.PHONY: watch
#       Build files in case they changed while we were not watching
        $(MAKE) build
        watchman-make -p '*.py' 'Makefile' 'Dockerfile.web' '.dockerignore' -t build

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