Linux, plaintext & minimalism
August 6, 2020

How to edit your music data tags using the command-line

The command-line tool Audiotag is an easy to use Perl-script for editing the data tags in your music files. It supports the formats MP3, OGG Vorbis, MP4, M4A and FLAC.


August 4, 2020

My text-based media center

It’s been more than 4 years since I wrote about my text-based media center over at my Swedish weblog. I was thinking it’s time to make a post about it here in English and perhaps make some sort of follow up on it.

July 30, 2020

How to visually hide files and folders in Ranger

Most users are probably already familiar with the common way to hide files and folders in Linux based operating systems, which is by adding a dot to the beginning of the file or the folder.

July 29, 2020

An introduction to the web feed client Newsboat

This article was originally included in the article “An introduction to web feeds”, but it turned out the be a bit too long so I split them up in two parts.

July 29, 2020

An introduction to web feeds

Web feeds is an easy way for users to stay up to date with websites and other services without even visiting them. If a website offers a web feed you can get notified whenever they publish an article (or perhaps an update of some sort) and you can then read the content in the comfort of your own client.

Tag: Web feeds
July 23, 2020

Why I follow few users and why it's not personal

For some reason I ended up with a lot of followers on Mastodon and I don’t know why to be honest. Every time someone follows me and I don’t follow them back I honestly feel bad about it. It’s not that I find most people boring or anything, it’s just that.. well. life. I guess.

Tag: Hund
June 30, 2020

How to copy text to the clipboard in Neovim

If you want to copy text to the clipboard in Neovim you can do so with xclip. The command is a bit complicated so I highly recommend you binding it to a shortcut.

Tags: Neovim | xclip
June 26, 2020

How to automatically change the current working directory in Neovim

Something that has been overly annoying ever since I switched over to Neovim from Vim is the fact that my working directory has alway been my home folder, no matter what file I’m editing.

Tags: Neovim | Vim
June 24, 2020

Keep track of your uptime with uptimed

If you’re curious about your uptime statistics there’s a tool called uptimed that can help you keep track of your uptime records.

June 22, 2020

How to use Reddit via web feeds

It is actually possible to use Reddit exclusively via web feeds, unless you want to submit or comment anything. They do not advertice it, but the support is actually pretty good.

Tags: Reddit | Web feeds