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Random stuff that interests me and I think should be written down, mostly for myself.

fzf can boost your workflow

Mehrad Mahmoudian published on
5 min, 957 words

Abstract

There are many things that a command line user can do, and also there are bunch of graphical application that can help user to boos their productivity. But of course the beauty of CLI software is that they can be chained together in a logical order to drastically improve workflow and reduce potential mistakes. In this post I am going to share some of these quick scripts that I personally use. All these use fzf as the title also suggests.

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What Emacs' package.el can learn from Neovim's packer.nvim

Mehrad Mahmoudian published on
9 min, 1699 words

Abstract

I used vim and Neovim for about a decade, and then during the past two years I have switched to Emacs (initially Doom Emacs, and now my own config). There are perhaps some things that I have brought with myself subconciously from [neo]vim to my Emacs config. But in this article I want to briefly touch upon the thing that I wish Emacs, and especially package.el can adopt/learn from Neovim's Packer.

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Easy virt-manager setup

Mehrad Mahmoudian published on
2 min, 372 words

Abstract

In this short article I will explain how and what to install on an Arch-based distro to have a system to run some VMs. It is usually a controversial topic, but this is what I use. It does not mean it is the most correct way, but it means this setup has worked for me.

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Flatpak tips

Mehrad Mahmoudian published on
4 min, 616 words

Abstract

In this post I list some tips to help maintain your Flatpaks and have them in control. In general Flatpaks are much easier and straightforward to use compared to Snap (and from personal experience faster), but still there are few things that are good to have in mind when using them.

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