My Setup (2022 Edition)

Posted on Tue 01 November 2022 in geek • Tagged with tools, desktop, setup, emacs

It's been a while since I last blogged about anything personally (although I have written a few things for work). In a struggle to come up with things to talk about I finally decided it might be worth documenting my current working setup. It's probably a function of my aging …


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dired-rsync 0.6 released

Posted on Thu 24 December 2020 in geek • Tagged with emacs, dired, dired-rsync

Given the slowly growing collection of fixes I thought it was worth cutting a new release for the benefit of those that get their dired-rsync via the stable MELPA channels. The biggest user visible change is dired-rsync no longer tweaks mode-line-process itself. You can now decide if to add dired-rsync-modeline-status …


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Edit with Emacs v1.16 released

Posted on Thu 24 December 2020 in geek • Tagged with emacs, edit with emacs, chrome, chromeos, firefox

Despite what I said last time it seems that this is still a useful tool for me. I had some free time to peruse some of the open issues and managed to work out what was breaking the GMail interaction and work out a fix. While Atomic Chrome provides a …


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magit-file-dispatch

Posted on Mon 14 December 2020 in geek • Tagged with emacs, magit

magit-file-dispatch is my new favourite command since the recent removal of magit-file-mode. Rather than paper over the change and stick to the old way I tried the suggestions of launching with the dispatch commands. I discovered a few cool things including the ability to trace an individual functions changes over …


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Migration Complete

Posted on Sun 15 November 2020 in geek • Tagged with wordpress, blog, pelican

As I'm sure a lot of people have found in these COVID inflected times the completion of lockdown projects is harder than originally anticipated. As the hosting platform for my old Wordpress setup gets closer to end-of-life I finally pulled my finger out to put the finishing touches on the …


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