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Migrating from bash to zsh

These are my steps in migration from bash to zsh. I’m documenting these to keep the future reference for me (and possibly other readers as well). Motivation? Check out the Slideshare presentation: Why Zsh is Cooler than Your Shell Current shell to find out the current shell: ps -p $$ it’s useful during migration to make sure the new shell ...

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Adding new machine to rc files sync

Some time ago I wrote a post on linux productivity tools I use. As from time to time I need to install new machine that would benefit from the synced rc files, I’ll document the steps required (as rediscovering it every time is rather a waste of time). What I’d need I’ll use the previously introduced: oh-my-zsh homeshick vim’s vundle ...

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Linux chown Example

1. Introduction In this example, we feature a comprehensive Linux chown Example. We will see how to use the Unix-like system command chown The chown command changes the owner and owning group of files. 1.1 Linux Machine If you are on Windows OS, before we get into the details of this command, I would suggest you to have a Linux machine ...

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