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Get the ip address from ifconfig

I was updating my shell dot file, and I thought that it would be nice to have an alias that show just my ip. I usually connect with wifi, which is on wlan0 and it's the last "block" of devices. So ...
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Put Musicbee configuration in Dropbox using symlinks

I want to put the configuration of Musicbee on Dropbox to use on multiple computers, but I don't want to sync cache folder and the like. What are the essential, computer-transferable configuration ...
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Dexpot configuration files

What is the file format of propstore file in %APPDATA%\DexPot? Are those all the configuration files used by Dexpot? Do those files contain "workspace" type information that shouldn't be included in ...
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Windows Unable to Delete ._. File

I currently have a file on the root of my external hard drive simply named ._., which I am guessing was added to my hard drive after using it on my MacBook a while ago. I'm trying to delete this file ...
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Why JAVA and JAVAC still appears in the path OSX Yosemite?

I am trying to understand why is this happening. I am re-writing all my dot files. I have commented all my enviorment variables here is an snippet of that # History export HISTSIZE=4096; export ...
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Source other configuration file in gpg.conf

Is there any way to source a secondary configuration file inside the usual gpg.conf? I'd like to share a set of common configuration options across different workstations but I also need several ...
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Vundle directory automatically copied to dotfiles directory with weird permissions

I just installed mathiasbynens dotfiles (only the bootstrap scripts, not os x default, not that it matters). The bootstrap script copies all the files to ~ folder (not symlink, copy). Anyways, I have ...
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Dotfile version control: terminal settings

I use one MacBook at home and another at work. Recently I started version controlling my dotfiles. It works like a dream for my vim/MacVim settings, but is decidedly less useful for my .bashrc and ...
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Where to put a configuration file with password/acess token on OSX?

Where to put a configuration file with password/acess token on OSX without versioning on a dotfiles public? Example dotfiles: https://github.com/alexandref93/dotfiles ...
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How to store confidential info whilst using dot files framework

I'm trying to come up with a strategy to store my dotfiles in Git. So far, I've create a dotfiles repo on GitHub and I've thrown together an install script which simply clones the repo, then symlinks ...
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How can I transfer DotFolders from my Note 3 to my Windows computer?

Okay so I made a hidden folder(Period before it) on my phone with very important photos/videos. Now my Note 3s screen cracked and so is it back light.. I have my phone hooked up (usb) to my ...
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How to add files to dotfile-castle with homesick?

So I've setup my dotfiles repo on github and installed homesick to manage my dotfiles. So now I happend to have a clone of the repo on my local machine but also a cloned CASTLE ...
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.dotfiles gitignore not ignoring vim/tmp folder

tmp=.dotfiles/vim/tmp.GITIGNORE=.dotfiles/.gitignore. I have created a gitignore for vim/tmp inside my .dotfiles but they are not being ignored. My temp folder contains /backup/swap/undo/ and every ...
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alternate osx default keyboard after reboot?

Is there a way to set Colemak as my default keyboard on startup? Can this be done in shell using "defaults write"? I'd like to include it in my setup script. I did enable "Show input menu in login ...
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What does this zsh for syntax mean?

I working on source controlling my dotfiles and a lof of what I'm doing is based off of Zach Holman's dotfiles. I want to source all zsh files like he does in his files but before I just throw the ...
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BitTorrent Sync - Exclude All except

I'd like to exclude all content except some specific folders and files... for example * !somefolder #except this folder how can I do this with .SyncIgnore?
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Hide vim’s backups with a dot in the begining of the backup file name

I have the following line on my ~/.vimrc set backup So, every time I edit a file foo with vim, a backup file foo~ is created. Then the output of ls is polluted. I want vim to make the backup’s ...
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What is the difference between .zshrc and .zshrc-e

I've recently switched to using zsh instead of bash and I installed both zsh and oh-my-zsh. while messing with my configuration I noticed that there is a file named ".zshrc-e" in addition to the ...
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How to increase the font size of the command line in vimperator / pentadactyl?

What to I insert into my .vimperatorrc to make the font size of the command line bigger?
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How can I put my skype notification settings in a public git repo

I maintain key configuration files in a public git repo - I'd like to put my skype configuration in it too, because I find the default configuration way too noisy. The newer version has started ...
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Re-enable Sudden Motion Sensor

I installed Mathias Bynens dotfiles which are very handy but when I check his code it says # Disable the sudden motion sensor as it’s not useful for SSDs sudo pmset -a sms 0 I don't have an SSD and ...
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BitTorrent Sync - Exclude All Specific Subfolders

I want to sync up my dev folder including various project folders, each having node_modules folder inside. I would like to exclude all node_modules subfolders. Here is an example of my file ...
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Strategy to maintain dotfiles for different OSs (i.e. osx and ubuntu)

I use a Git repository to maintain my dotfiles (vimrc, zshrc, tmux.conf, etc.). As I've two different operating systems (OSX at home and Ubuntu at work) I've dedicated a branch for each system. This ...
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Hide files in unix without changing their name (adding the dot) so that scripts that use them still work [duplicate]

Short version: I want to be able to prevent certain files from appearing in the output of ls, without adding the dot, and thus changing their names. Long version: Recently, I moved a bunch of scripts ...
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Any way to wipe out everything I have installed via Command Line?

So I have borked my system. Running OS X 10.8.3, I have installed a mess of stuff; Ruby, RVM, Git, Node, Brew etc... As well as playing with dotfiles (http://dotfiles.github.io/) Which I really ...
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Can gnu screen prompt for a title when a new window is created?

There are a number of questions about automatically naming screen windows based on what's running in them. But sometimes why you created the window is more important than what you're doing in it. ...
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creating “.project” file in windows 7

I just downloaded an eclipse .project file from outlook but was not able to find it. I figured that this might be an issue because the file does not have a name and has only an extension. thus I ...
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How to set global conf for PyFlakes?

My Vim is using PyFlakes to check for style errors in Python code. PyFlakes by default request that line isn't more than 79 symbols long, but our team's convention is 160 symbols. So the situation is ...
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Cygwin - Repo with Separate Git/Working Dir Doesn't Work

Since I've switched to OS X and Vim, I've found it easiest to manage all of my 'dotfiles' (all of my configuration files and miscellaneous scripts) with Git. Having already set up my dotfiles in a ...
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How can I make “ls” show dotfiles first?

Somewhere along the way I screwed up my ls command and now I get this ordering when running $ ls -AhHl --color=auto -rwxr-xr-x 1 clang clang 640 Mar 1 02:46 apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png ...
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change mutt indicator color when hovering a new message

I want to change the color of the text when hovering a new message in mutts index. Right now I have color indicator color111 color236 #indicator line and color index color082 color237 ~N # ...
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fetchmail says I have no mail

here's the output of running fetchmail -v my .fetchmailrc looks like this poll pop.gmail.com with proto POP3 user 'username' there with password ...
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How can I move all Mutt mail into home folder?

I want to move all my mail into my ~/.mail folder. I want my inbox ( $spoolfile ) , sent and postponed. That's all my mail folders, I let gmail take care of the rest. So would this go in my .muttrc ? ...
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How can have Mutt scroll inbox line by line rather than page by page?

Is there a setting for .muttrc that I cannot find that will enable this? I'm sure this ssort of thing goes against mutt purists but I bet it can be done. Bonus question: How can I enlarge the ...
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In Linux, what dot- files & directories should I back up?

At the moment, I am using rsync to backup my /home directory. At the moment, I am excluding some 'dot directories' like ~/.cache, ~/.mozilla, etc. The problem with this is that most of the time spent ...
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How to set .ssh/config so it can be used on different computers where my username are different?

Host foo HostName foo.com User specialuser IdentityFile /Users/XXX/.ssh/id_rsa Host * User defaultuser On most machines, my UNIX login user name is XXX. But on one particular machine, it is ...
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how do I source control my color profiles? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep my OSX settings under version-control ? I switch between a bunch of Mac and Linux machines at work/home. On my Personal Mac, I have setup TextMate, iTerm, ...
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Open dot-file via GUI “open file” dialog?

Is there any way to open a file with a leading . in the filename using just the regular File > Open... dialog?
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How do I diagnose KDE logon problem?

I have just installed the Linux distro Pardus, with its KDE desktop. I already had a home directory(on a separate /home) partition so I just created the user and tried to logon. The problem is, when I ...
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Hide dotfiles in Windows

Is there a way to have Windows automatically hide any file that is dot prefixed (e.g. ".svn"), as it's done in Linux?
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Can I keep . and .. out of .* expansion?

I often find it annoying (or worse) when I type command .* in bash and the command applies to the parent directory and current directory. Is there some shell option or other configuration I can ...
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Audacity Nyquist plugin location in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu, is there a place in my home folder where I can put Nyquist plugins so that Audacity will see them?
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Problem running mercurial against symlinked .hgrc file under Cygwin/Windows 7

This is not a question about handling symlinks in the mercurial repository. I have this setup at work where I keep my dotfiles in a separate directory (.configuration) that I can use to synch my ...
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shell dotfiles and *rcs: what's a sane setup?

A bash user will eventually end up with .bashrc, .bash_profile, .profile, and maybe some more. Now, each file gets loaded unders particular situations, and it all leads to confusion and frustration. ...