Weather function inside the Terminal

Want to check the weather report directly from your terminal? Simply add the following to your .bashrc or .zshrc file: Source or restart your terminal and then all you need to do is type weather followed by any location. For example: How cool is that!!? I found this works with postcodes as well, although not … Read more

My VIM setup

If you don’t use VIM, learn VIM! It’s quite daunting learning this text editor. When I was starting up with Linux, a colleague launched vim on my terminal and asked me to quit out of it. I was pressing Ctrl+C, escape, Ctrl+C AND escape and all kinds of key combinations but I simply could not … Read more

Make Pretty Terminal!

So you just started getting busy with Linux. 2 things: Congrats & FI-NAL-LY! Welcome to the world of ASCII, endless typing and unforgivable mistakes! The road to grasping this ancient OS is a treacherous yet wonderful one, paved with mysteries and easter eggs that continuously amaze even the most hardened and decorated digital veterans out … Read more