Linux swap with dphys-swapfile

This is a solution for a #RaspberryPi, some #VPS without swap of some machine setup without swap where you need swap for something without wanting to fiddle with the drive partitions or so. This is a quick and dirty “short manual” for #Debian based #Systemd environments (such as #Ubuntu, #Mint or #Raspbian). First run this: […]

Debian based full updates in one command

I have this small script deployed on any of my #Debian based systems, it just does all the update, upgrade, dist-upgrade, autoremove and autoclean in one run. I have this script deployed in a lazy manner, I just have it sitting in my users home folder and called it “up”, I did do a “chmod […]

explainshell.com

Did you know explainshell.com yet? Try it, for example with that command from last time sudo lsof -i -P -n | grep LISTEN this is an amazing web site I use often so see what commands do that I find somewhere. Try it.

disable vim visual mode

It drives me nuts that I cannot copy something from a ssh terminal when I use vim. I have no clue what this visual mode is meant to do besides anoying my. My solution: no more visual mode -> marking and copying text from vim by using the mouse works again.