This is a simple timer script, implementing the pomodoro technique for time management. There are tons out there already but I didn’t like how they auto- started breaks. And most lacked shortcut abilities, so that was a dealbreaker. The script … Continued
The Spotify app for Linux seems to trigger a cascading failure with Cinnamon on my machine, where it balloons up sucking up all my ram and cpu power. Great! So let’s switch it to a single instance app using Chromium.
For some reason, they took away the ability to change the title of bash within a gnome-terminal window in the new Linux Mint 18 Sarah. I needed it to identify certain windows. Add this bit to your .bashrc to get … Continued
Something I came across from this page http://askubuntu.com/questions/515185/run-several-xdotool-commands-in-one-line-separated-from-each-other. It’s a pretty awesome way to quickly record and playback macros. Install xmacro using this guy: sudo apt-get install xmacro And then to record, bind a keyboard shortcut like CTRL-F7 to this: … Continued
Edit the file /usr/share/mysql-workbench/data/main_menu.xml and find or add lines. You’ll need to restart MySQL Workbench for the changes to take affect. I’ve modified the next/previous tab shortcuts: Edit: Apparently it’s C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Workbench x.x\data\ for Windows users. Thanks/Source!
I’ve been looking for this one FOREVER. Love how easy it is to migrate home dirs and config files to a new Mint installation, but one of the things that I could never get right was moving the custom keyboard … Continued
For my own reference, really. And because the keyconfig.xpi download link seems to jump around page numbers on Google’s search results. The original download is at http://mozilla.dorando.at/ (and my mirror). The binding to switch to the next Firefox tab is:
I recently discovered that Linux Mint lets you use the Super/Win key plus left, right, up, down to control the current window size (window left, window right, maximize, unmaximize, respectively!), which is awesome. But I also like my windows centred … Continued
Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon wouldn’t let me bind Ctrl-Alt-w as a custom keyboard shortcut. It kept opening up the search in the settings window. Here’s how I got around it.
Linux Mint 18 Nemo Update below… Anyone who knows me well enough to know that I love my keyboard shortcuts indeed knows me well. Quickly moving between GUI apps makes development so much quicker and more efficient. Or at least … Continued