emacs life changers

vterm- a terminal mode for emacs that doesn’t suck. oh, and it’s fast. vterm-toggle - F2 boom. you’re there.

December 30, 2020 · sulrich

TIL: github publishes your public keys for you

today i learned, github publishes everyone’s public keys at https://github.com/username.keys. very handy for bootstrapping a machine. mine

October 28, 2019 · sulrich

foo-lab sample topology

topology the following scripts will create the VMs and the necessary OVS plumbing to generate the topology associated with the above diagram. these should be run in the following order: start-vms.sh start-topology.sh follow the gist links to get the raw source. NB the start-topo.sh script will create a number of interfaces. the most notable of which is the mgmgt0 interface which it will assign an IP address to. you’ll want to make sure that it’s not going to conflict with anything you need to access....

May 20, 2019 · sulrich

pyenv reminder

you can have multiple pythons enabled at the same time so that those applications which you run which make assumptions about python2 being available work. (i’m looking at you gsutil and gcloud) elmo(~)% pyenv global 3.7.1 2.7.15 elmo(~)% pyenv versions system * 2.7.15 (set by /Users/sulrich/.pyenv/version) 2.7.15/envs/foo 2.7.5 * 3.7.1 (set by /Users/sulrich/.pyenv/version) 3.7.2 foo elmo(~)% which python2 /Users/sulrich/.pyenv/shims/python2 elmo(~)% which python3 /Users/sulrich/.pyenv/shims/python3 elmo(~)% which python /Users/sulrich/.pyenv/shims/python elmo(~)% python --version Python 3....

April 15, 2019 · sulrich

disable IPv6 on a specific interface (linux)

because i have to google these sysctl settings every … time.. /etc/sysctl.conf # disable IPv6 on the wlan0 interface net.ipv6.conf.wlan0.disable_ipv6=1 # insufficient on its lonesome net.ipv6.conf.wlan0.autoconf=0 # don't forget this .. it’s important to disable autoconf because it will still pick up the RAs for learning the default and this may not deterministically let you do what you want. replace wlan0 with the interface you want to starve.

March 29, 2019 · sulrich

oh emacs, you are the bombdiggity.

lately, i’ve been doing a lot of writing for work. test plans, paper outlines, summaries, etc. i don’t know what the deal has been but it’s been a notable shift in prose generation. despite the fact that my co-workers seem to do everything in MSFT word, i have a strong need to do at least the first cut in emacs. here are a few things that have made me most productive on the prose generation front....

July 13, 2011 · steve ulrich