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Using Git 3

Third installment of my Using Git series. See my previous posts Using Git 2 and Using Git. Showing only files that changed in the last commit You can always see the changes made in the last commit using git show But, on occasions, you just wan... Read more

Try out the fish shell

Fish is a new shell which makes using the command line much easier. If you’ve already got a very heavily configured traditional shell (like bash) then you probably have replacements for many features of fish. With fish, you get these features out ... Read more

Setup autostart in Lubuntu

There are two ways to do this. You can add the executable scripts or programs to the file ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart. Click on Start > Default applications for LXSession > Autostart. Type in the names of ... Read more

Navigating Jekyll parsing

To productively work with Github Pages, one has to know their way around Liquid, Markdown, Javascript and HTML. Liquid If you’re beginning with Jekyll, you need to look at the Jekyll homepage. The basics of Liquid can be found Shopify. An extreme... Read more

Adding Disqus to your Jekyll

I transferred my blog from a Wordpress theme to Jekyll/GitHub Pages because I liked the idea of writing up a post in Markdown in my favorite text editor and then using git to push the changes to Github. Add to that the speed and simplicity of havi... Read more

Using Git 2

This post continues my previous post about customizing git. Shortening Git commands Once you start using git a lot, you will get tired of typing out commands like, git status, git branch, and git checkout over and over again. Since git is really... Read more