Learn the Basics of the Dired File Manager (Doom Emacs)

DistroTube This tutorial will cover some of the basic commands and customization options of ‘”dired”, the file manager inside Emacs. This video will focus on dired within Doom Emacs, using the evil keybindings (vim-like keybindings). Although this video is nearly 30 minutes long, it barely scratches the surface of the functionality available within this excellent weiterlesen…

Install Third Party DEB Packages With ‘deb get’ (Reduces Need For Snaps!)

DistroTube ‘deb-get’ allows you to install .deb packages published in third party repositories or via direct download. This is especially useful for installing proprietary software that will not be found in the standard repos (like Chrome, Discord, VSCode, etc). It works on Debian, Ubuntu and their derivative distributions. REFERENCED: ► https://github.com/wimpysworld/deb-get

Write Everything In Emacs Org Mode? You NEED This Plugin!

DistroTube (07.06.2022) In the last couple of years, I have really started to write everything in Org Mode. Whether it be articles, documentation, scripts, programming…I use Org for all of it. But, there is one thing that kind of bugged me, especially with my literate programming using Org. I hated having to constantly run org-babel-tangle weiterlesen…

Top 7 Electron Apps For Windows, Mac and Linux

DistroTube (15.05.2022) Electron is a framework for developing cross-platform applications using web technology and languages such as Javascript, HTML and CSS. Many people have a negative opinion of Electron apps, but I have found a few Electron apps that are truly excellent. Today, I share with you 7 Electron apps that I use occasionally (or weiterlesen…

NixOS Is The Power User Distro (Now With An Easy Installer!)

DistroTube (05.06.2022) NixOS recently had a new release, and it’s a big one! Now, NixOS comes with an easy-to-use graphical installer (calamares). This could be a real game changer because the traditional NixOS installation is a barrier to entry for novice NixOS users. So I’m going to try out the new NixOS calamares installer and weiterlesen…