Syntax hightlight theme for Ruby/Rails/Haml in Aptana

I have a thing for code and colours. Let it be lolcode, lpsolve syntax for whatever the editor i’m using at the time, i have to tweak it. This time i’m learning Ruby/Rails/Haml and whatnot. My favorite editor for WebDev has been Aptana with the Clouds theme, (a bit edited already) but it didn’t support…… Continue reading Syntax hightlight theme for Ruby/Rails/Haml in Aptana

Lpsolve Syntax Highlight for Geany IDE

Add Lp Solve extension First, we need to add the extension file, so geany knows what file it can associate to lp solve files. Either go to:  Tools -> Configuration Files -> filetype_extensions.conf or:  edit directly the file in Linux: ~/.config/geany/filetype_extensions.conf Windows 7 :  c:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\geany\filetype_extensions.conf and add a new line with Lpsolve=*.lp; Download Lp Solve…… Continue reading Lpsolve Syntax Highlight for Geany IDE

making gentoo portage more quiet without showing preverved libs and installed masked packages

Well, it was one of those days drifting from trying to do one thing, and ending fixing the core system. emerge been having alot of output lately, and its extra verbosity was driving me mad. First, showing the preserved-libs takes alot of time. Second, now i have always have to scroll up to check if…… Continue reading making gentoo portage more quiet without showing preverved libs and installed masked packages

how to fix firefox hanging every few seconds

Every x seconds, my firefox (built from sources) hangs for a few seconds (but the other applications keep running smothly). Seems that my firefox (i didn’t tried using the binary) isn’t very keen on multithreading. By default it has: $ taskset -c -p firefoxpid pid 29964’s current affinity list: 0,1 To find firefox’s pid do:…… Continue reading how to fix firefox hanging every few seconds

How to prevent emacs from showing the splash screen

Emacs’ splash screen is enable by default, even if it’s started with a argument, like opening a file. So the solution was always in the splash screen but you’ll find out how to remove the splash screen using the essencial dot emacs file –no-splash Do not display a splash screen on startup. You can also…… Continue reading How to prevent emacs from showing the splash screen

How to create and remove a soft link, symlink or symbolic link

A soft link, or more common, a symlink, is link a shortcut to the targeted file or directory. So when is removed the original target stays present. This is the opposite of a hard link which is a reference to the target and so, if the hard link is removed, so is the target. A…… Continue reading How to create and remove a soft link, symlink or symbolic link

Nano – Shortcuts, syntax highlight and nanorc config file – pt1

I have been using nano as my favourite console editor (i use emacs/kate for the rest) for some time now. It’s simplicity, the speed and usefulness of it made it what it is. But recently, i’ve been trying to find out more features that i might been missing. One of those were the shortcuts. The…… Continue reading Nano – Shortcuts, syntax highlight and nanorc config file – pt1