Avoid using cat into grep

Let me open by saying that I am guilty of doing this myself. Instead of doing cat file1 file2 | grep -i searchTerm, it is better to use grep directly. The result is not only more efficient, but it’s more informative aswell. Here is why I came across a video by [[Luke Smith]], where he explains why you should avoid using cat into grep. This video made me reflect on my own usage of cat , and what it’s really meant for, which is concatenate and write files....

Unshackle Your Digital Life

Get a Google Pixel phone, so you can install GrapheneOS . I recommend Google Pixel 6a. Very cheap and very good. Get rid of all the apps you don’t need Sync your data with SyncThing Create your own NextCloud server Use VimWiki / Obsidian + vim/ neovim to take notes in markdown , and take full ownership over your own data Use Linux on your personal computer(s) Use pass to store your accounts/passwords Don’t let proprietary software take your money and own YOUR data Never look back

GRUB Bootloader

First of all, what is GRUB? GRUB is a boot loader, which lets you boot up your system. The abbreviation stands for GNU GRand Unified Bootloader, and is a boot loader package from the GNU Project. GRUB is the primary bootloader for many Linux distributions, allowing users to choose from multiple operating systems or different versions of the same operating system at boot time. It’s designed to be highly configurable and supports a wide range of operating systems, not just Linux....

Modern Linux Tools

These modern Linux tools might enhance your workflow <code>fd</code> is a simple and fast file search tool, enhancing the Unix find command. <code>exa</code> is a modern replacement for ls, enhancing file listing with better defaults. <code>dog</code> is a modern, feature-rich DNS client for the command-line. <code>ncdu</code> is a console disk usage analyzer for quick space management. <code>bat</code> is a cat clone with syntax highlighting and Git integration for the command-line. <code>sd</code> is a simple and intuitive find-and-replace CLI tool, aiming to improve upon sed....