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Setting up a Nim server for dummies

8th June 2023

Nim is a great candidate for server development, but if you want to run your own server and are new to the world of server management or Linux there can be a daunting amount of information to consume in order to do it right. In this article I’ll give a quick rundown of setting up a small server capable of running your Nim server in a safe way. It is much more low-level than many…

Welcome to a brief explanation of history

17th September 2019

History, as you might know, is of course the GNU History Library. It is a utility that allows us to read, repeat, and track the commands we run in our shells. Apparently a lot of people feel really strongly about history, so I’ve added some quotes in this article to underline how nice of a feature this is.

A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.

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Adding touch controls to the i3 Window Manager

30th September 2016

A while back I got myself a second hand Surface Pro 1. It's a great device, and with a little tweaking I got it running Linux just fine. At first I started out with what I was currently using as the operating system on my main machine. Keeping all my machines running the same Linux flavour makes setting them up and maintaining them easier, not to mention that I don't have to remember which programs…