Bash to ZSH

January 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

A couple of weeks ago, I switched from bash to zsh on my Mac OS X machine, today, I decided it was time to do the same to my linux server running Debian Squeeze. Here is how to switch : * As root, 1aptitude install zsh * run 1chsh <username> * Enter your user’s password […]

At bluekiwi, I constantly have no less than 10 opened terminal sessions at the same time. Because it is so easy to launch a command in the wrong window (on the wrong server), I got used to always order my tabs the same way and always give them the same name. As I needed more […]

The FTP protocol is simple to use. In a console, type ftp <host> to connect to your host. Enter your login and password when prompted and use get to download and put to upload a file. But what about doing that in a bash script ? Here is a working example of an FTP upload […]

There are a few things I always do when setting up a new system running Debian: I install the bash-completion, I set up my terminal colors, enable coloration in vi/vim and other little improvements. In order to make my next setup much easier and save some time, I gather the necessary steps in this post. […]

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    photo of Samantha Halfon Samantha Halfon
    Software Engineer
    blueKiwi software
    Paris, France
    I enjoy playing with my computer(s), listening to Bob Dylan (and related artists) and watching movies (especially if they were directed by Martin Scorsese or John Cassavetes). Sometimes, I play a little guitar... If not doing any of the above, I am either riding a small red bike around Paris, or, making videos. About my videomaking please check out World Wide Angle and its blog.