Posted in 2021

Make and entr for code validation during editing

For a while now, I’ve been wondering how to combine entr (which automatically runs commands on file changes) with the way I setup project validation (both for CI/CD and for local developer usage) with Makefiles. The best thing I got so far is the validate_continously target in my Makefile.

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Simple encrypted Linux folders with TAR and GPG

What’s the simplest way of encrypting a folder in Linux? Combining tar with gpg, it seems.

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Enforcing Python imports’ order with isort, Makefiles, and Vim

I finally integrated isort into my toolbox. I think that the job of changing code files belongs to the editor (or an IDE), so I made Vim run isort automatically, while the import order enforcement in a project is done via Makefile (which can be run the same way by developers and the CI/CD pipeline).

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Setting up and syncing config on two laptops

I’ve created a script that should 1 set up a fresh Manjaro with all the software and configuration that I want in a workstation. It can also update the setup on being rerun. Now I have two laptops that behave and look the same 2, and it’s easy for me to maintain that state. Oh I wanted that for a long time :)

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Manjaro tutorial - moving an install and encrypting it

I’ve put a tweaked version of my previous post (Moving a Linux installation to a new drive and encrypting it) up on Manjaro forums as a tutorial. You can check it out here.

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Moving a Linux installation to a new drive and encrypting it

I needed to change out the drive in my light laptop for a bigger one. Of course I didn’t want the hassle of OS reinstallation 1, so I decided to move my Manjaro installation from the drive to the other. My install was, regrettably, unencrypted 2 - I wanted to fix that during the move.

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Some shell functions for working with Python virtualenvs

Finally doing some scripting today. I noticed that there are some python-virtualenv-related commands I run often (in my tmux-based “IDE”), so I automated them away to shave off some keystrokes.

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