Setup the dropdown terminal in macOS with iTerm2

Recently I switched from my ThinkPad to MacBook Pro. Coming from Linux world I soon started missing some of my previous favorite tools. One of them is Guake – a drop-down terminal tool. There’s no macOS version of it but luckily there’s a way to get terminal with similar behaviour on macOS. Installation At first… continue reading

Tracking redirects with cURL

Redirect target and destination Somewhere someone’s complaining about a redirecting URL that’s not going where it’s supposed to. Or maybe the URL is hopping too many times and it’s affecting SEO. Using cURL on the command line is a quick and clear way to see where a URL is redirecting to and how it’s getting… continue reading

[Solved] Trouble with opening site from Dropbox client on KDE (Manjaro)

I face same issue with my Dropbox client after upgrade my system (Manjaro KDE 18.0.4). After finding on Google I see that it already reported as here: https://www.dropboxforum.com/t5/Installation-and-desktop-app/Trobles-with-opening-site-from-app-in-KDE/td-p/270031 I have Debian 9.4 with KDE 16.04. When I try open dropbox site, from right-click menu on tray icon or from context menu in dolphine, system open… continue reading

5 tips to improve productivity with zsh

The Z shell known as zsh is a shell for Linux/Unix-like operating systems. It has similarities to other shells in the sh (Bourne shell) family, such as as bash and ksh, but it provides many advanced features and powerful command line editing options, such as enhanced Tab completion. It would be impossible to cover all… continue reading

OCS Store: New Linux Software Store

Brief: OCS Store allows you to search and install various Linux software, themes, icons etc that you might not even find in your distribution’s software center. One of the biggest selling points of desktop Linux, for me, is the centralized software distribution system. Ubuntu has Apt, Arch Linux has Pacman and Fedora’s got RPM. This… continue reading