CuTt6: cd symlink “/” autocomplete

Copper’s Tips & Tricks #6: cd symlink autocomplete I found myself questioning everything why do I have to double tap tab whenever I want to autocomplete a symlinked directory vs a normal directory. And then, that question urged me to google, and google I did, and found the answer I did, and here it is, […]

CuTt3: Useful terminal shortcuts II

Copper’s Tips & Tricks #3: Useful terminal shortcuts Note: I use iTerm. If you’re here you’re probably computer savvy enough to adapt the instructions to your terminal tool of choice. Miraculously (or through the hard work of people who thought a lot about things in the past) bash has the integrated ability to move word […]

CuTt2: Useful terminal shortcuts I

Copper’s Tips & Tricks #2: Useful terminal shortcuts If you didn’t know about this (and some people at the office don’t/didn’t), first of all, I feel bad for you, your brain, and your fingers. Specially your fingers. By pressing Cmd+R and starting typing, the terminal will start to look for sent commands that match the […]

CuTt: Find file’s fullpath

Copper’s Tips & Tricks #1: Find file’s fullpath Two ways to do this, the normal way, using `find`, and the hipster way, using `tree` and `grep`: The normal way find . -name ‘[filename].[extension]’ # E.g.: $ find . -name ‘wp-config.php’ ./Documents/Sites/some-project/workspace/some-beep/wordpress/wp-config-sample.php ./Documents/Sites/some-project/workspace/some-beep/wordpress/wp-config.php ./Documents/Sites/some-project/workspace/some-boop/wordpress/wp-config-sample.php ./Documents/Sites/some-project/workspace/some-boop/wordpress/wp-config.php ./Documents/Sites/some-project/workspace/some-noise/wordpress/wp-config-sample.php ./Documents/Sites/some-project/workspace/some-noise/wordpress/wp-config.php ./Documents/Sites/some-project/workspace/some-censured/wordpress/wp-config-sample.php ./Documents/Sites/some-project/workspace/some-censured/wordpress/wp-config.php The hipster way $ tree -fi | […]

Automount smb shares on OSX Yosemite

Source: ronaldcs’s post on dforge.net When googling how to do this, I found the tutorial shown above. It’s pretty well explained, although a bit convoluted, the option that actually works for Maverick and above is Option 4. Option 4 is very similar to Option 1, save that it uses a folder other than “Volumes”. This […]

Bash/SSH autocomplete no funciona ni las teclas de historia

Cuando creas un usuario de cero, por defecto a veces usa un bash medio choto.Por eso, luego de creado hay que chequear que bash usa: # getent passwd USUARIOUSUARIO:x:1001:1001:x:/home/USUARIO:/bin/sh Si esta usando esa básica /bin/sh cambiarlo con: # chsh -s /bin/bash USUARIO

BASH: Run tasks in the background

Run tasks in the background bash lets you runone or more tasks in the background, and selectively suspend or resume any ofthe current tasks (or “jobs”). To run a task in the background, addan ampersand (&) to the end of its command line. Here’s an example:bash> tail -f /var/log/messages &[1] 614Eachtask back-grounded in this manner […]