Category Archives: Scripting

Yet Another Openbox Pipe-Menu Generator

If you ever used the openbox-menu command and it doesn’t work, chreli-ob-menu is a reasonable alternative(I could have a biased opinion on that though). It is yet another simple perl script (perl is your friend, embrace it) that reads .desktop files in /usr/share/applications and ~/.local/share/applications and generates <openbox_pipe_menu> entries when called from ~/.config/openbox/menu.xml. »

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Yet Another Simple Update Notifier

If you’re using a debian-based distro (such as Ubuntu or Linux Mint; both of which I view as Linux for Apple for Microsoft GUI babies either too lazy or afraid to use a terminal) or some derivative of RedHat (such … »

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CentOS – Less Command Workaround

I use c-shell (tcsh) as my shell; have been from 25+ years. I know, I know, bash is supposedly better, but I’ve never had issue using c-shell and it’s what I started with. Anyway, I recently switched one on my … »

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Simple Update Notifier

If you have a debian-based distro that is not Ubuntu or Mint (both of which I view as Linux for Apple for Microsoft GUI babies) you may or may not have an update checker task bar applet that lets you … »

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