BASH recommended initialisation sequence

Writing scripts to automate repetitive tasks is very common, but it is not commonly known that bash defaults are not very robust.

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Markdown – the future of writing on-line content

markdown-icon-whiteMarkdown is around since 2004, but it was GitHub that pushed it to a celebrity status.

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How to use calibre with a network drive? With NFS!

New_Calibre_Logocalibre is not exactly the program that will win a beauty contest, but functionally it is ok.

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OS X: How to start the NFS daemon?

I recently reactivated my backup Mac Mini as a server; for convenience, I installed the OS X Server package.

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OS X: How to change an alias icon?

alias-iconI recently did some backup/restores and I noticed that the restored aliases, although fully functional, did not preserve the original icons.

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OS X: How to change the main screen?

DisplayIn multi-screen setups, for example a laptop with an external monitor, OS X prefers the laptop screen, which makes things a bit weird when using mainly the big screen, especially when having to confirm message boxes in the other screen.

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SourceTree – graphical git manager

sourcetree-64Git is currently the prominent version control system used for software development. However using the command line git command is tedious, and SourceTree from Atlassian is probably the best graphical git manager available.

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