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  • Beyond Aliases — define your development workflow with custom bash scripts

    Beyond Aliases — define your development workflow with custom bash scripts

    Being a Linux user for just over 10 years now, I can’t imagine my life with my aliases. Aliases help with removing the repetition of commonly-used commands on a system. For example, here’s some of my own that I use with the Laravel framework: You can set these in your ~/.bashrc file. See mine in…

  • Connecting to a VPN in Arch Linux with nmcli

    nmcli is the command line tool for interacting with NetworkManager. For work I sometimes need to connect to a vpn using an .ovpn (openvpn) file. This method should work for other vpn types (I’ve only used openvpn) Installing the tools All three of the required programs are available via the official Arch repositories. Importing the…

  • Installing and setting up github cli

    What is the github cli The Github CLI tool is the official Github terminal tool for interacting with your github account, as well as any open source projects hosted on Github. I’ve only just begun looking into it but am already trying to make it part of my personal development flow. Installation You can see…

  • Updating PHP versions in Ubuntu 20.04

    Installing an older PHP version and switching to it in Ubuntu.