Perfectly Random

machine learning and stuff

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

Aero snap using keyboard

If you’re using Lubuntu 13.10, then chances are that you can snap a window to any of the screen edges (top, bottom, right or left) by pressing Windows+ArrowKey. Or, if you’re on a Mac, then Command+ArrowKey. But these don’t produce the exact same... Read more

Using Git

Git is a free, open source version control system. If you’re looking to learn to use Git, you might find the tutorial at Github extremely useful. Google “github git tutorial” for a horde of beautiful learning resources. You can also go to bitbucke... Read more

Tricking out Lubuntu

Lubuntu is an awesome version of Ubuntu. Lubuntu uses LXDE instead of GNOME (which is used by Ubuntu). Lubuntu is lightweight and fast but this speed comes at the cost of user-friendliness. In this post, I will describe the many ways I trick out m... Read more

Using a Mac keyboard in Lubuntu

I have recently made the switch from Windows laptop/Lubuntu desktop to a Macbook Pro laptop/Lubuntu desktop. This unfortunately meant that I had to get used to the Mac keyboard designs. I bought a wired Mac keyboard to code on my Macbook Pro. It’... Read more

Increase mouse pointer speed in Ubuntu

Very simple command as mentioned here. Run this command in a terminal xset m 3.5 3 The first number is acceleration (as in go 3.5x faster). The second number is threshold (number of pixels before accelerating). You have to run this command ev... Read more