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Down with Caps Lock!

December 19, 2006

The Caps Lock key does me no good at all, but I use Esc constantly as a vim user. So, I set about making the Caps Lock key a second Esc. On Linux, I used the xmodmap command (because I spend all my time in X – the console is not necessary) in my .xinitrc […]

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Seven Habits of Effective Text Editing

May 10, 2006

Like so many of the tips and tricks and hither-to unknown commands that I find in vim, I wish I have known about this years ago. There are a ton of little tricks in this short piece that are hugely useful. One trick that I think is just the bee’s knees is *. If you […]

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httrack

February 24, 2006

I’ve been looking for an enhancement for wget for a while now, and I think I’ve finally found it. httrack seems to do a nice job of pulling down a site to a local repository so that it can be viewed as expected off the filesystem. Additionally, it purportedly (testing is ongoing) also does updates, […]

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