Tag Archives: shell

Learn the Bash shell.

The poor Bash shell script. It gets lost in the flood of all the glitzy language wars, Python vs Ruby vs Perl vs Javascript… the list goes on and on, with new contenders seemingly rising from nowhere to get in the fight for developers attentions. Seldom do I hear anyone stick up for the poor… Read More »

Archlinux – fixing the strange characters in your terminal

Ever get those strange looking little buggers in your console after installing Arch and firing up the terminal ? Something like this — [[email protected] ~]$ pstree init─┬─6*[agetty] ├─crond ├─httpd───11*[httpd] ├─mysqld_safe───mysqld───9*[{mysqld}] ├─sshd─┬─sshd───sshd───bash───su───bash │ └─sshd───sshd───bash───pstree ├─syslog-ng───syslog-ng ├─udevd───udevd └─vmtoolsd Simply add the following to your .bashrc and close your terminal window and open it up again, or source… Read More »