I admit it, I'm lazy!

For the longest time we have been conditioned to think that being lazy is a bad thing, that laziness is the mother of all bad habits and being idle is always a bad thing, but to quote Agatha Christie: I don't think necessity is the mother of invention — invention, in…

FISH Shell: A dynamic shell

There comes a time in every programmer/SysAdmin/computer geek's life when the terminal becomes our best friend and we spend most of our time looking at a screen with lots of text in it, using it to tell the computer what to do. We depend so much in the…

Quick Tip: Installing developer tools on Linux (Debian, RedHat)

There are times when you download a package from the Internet and want to install it but it turns out you have to compile it first, yeah, it's easy to just do the classic ./configure; make; sudo make install, but before you can do that, you need to install the…

Fixing Wordpress: A mini tutorial

So, you've setup a new and fresh Wordpress blog (wait, you haven't? Download it at the Wordpress website) and you're ready to start blogging! But before that comes customization, you know you have some plugins you've read about, maybe a theme or two you want to try, and some other…