Tag: bash

  • Sat May 23 2020

    Sat May 23 2020

    I’m going to spend my 2000 words on writing a non-journal post today. How to close Firefox from the ubuntu commandline That post was only 667 words so I’m going to write 1333 words here. What a trip that was though. I forgot I even answered that question in 2015. I saw the notification in […]

  • Sun Apr 12 2020

    Sun Apr 12 2020

    Yesterday was wonderfully productive. I started using the Pomodoro Technique to manage my time spent working on web development and I had wonderful results in doing so. I got up and took breaks to stretch or walk. When during a work period, I had an incredible focus on the task. I set task intentions for […]

  • Mon Mar 23 2020

    Mon Mar 23 2020

    I was a bad boy last night. I stayed up till 6AM doing the most bullshit thing ever. I had the bright idea to make make my own torrent seedbox. What a waste of time! I call it bullshit because I already have an ansible script which spins up a deluge seedbox on vultr. It’s […]

  • How to close Firefox from the Ubuntu command line

    How to close Firefox from the Ubuntu command line

    About five years ago I answered a question on Superuser.com — Can I close firefox browser tab or firefox browser from ubuntu terminal? My answer to this question was to use wmctrl, a CLI program to interact with an X Window Manager. For closing the browser gracefully, wmctrl should do the trick: you may need […]

  • AGENTS of D.E.C.T.I.L.E: The Rotchford Incident

    AGENTS of D.E.C.T.I.L.E: The Rotchford Incident

    This is a mirror of the original announcement post on ludem dare game compo. It details a game I made in 72 hours during a game making competition. It is not playable at the moment because I took the servers down. My game is a mystery/paranormal/clue finding/deciphering game inspired by The Black Watchmen, SCP Foundation, […]

  • Bovines in Linux Impart a Token of Wisdom

    Bovines in Linux Impart a Token of Wisdom

    Want a magical cow to tell you your fortune? (Instead of that boring old fish?) Install cowsay  and fortune ! sudo apt-get -y install cowsay fortune Use command substitution on fortune  and have cowsay display it: cowsay $(fortune) Do this whole blog post in one step! sudo apt-get -y install cowsay fortune && cowsay $(fortune) && echo […]