Category Archives: Snippets

Performance of “Method Calls” on “Clojure Objects”

tl;dr There are various ways for implementing objects or object-like constructs with Clojure. Besides differences with respect to implementation aspects, these ways also differ with respect to their performance. In this post, I write about the results of some simple … Continue reading

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vim-todo-helper – Helper functionality for handling to-do items in Vim (and vimoutliner)

Some time ago, I stumbled across vimoutliner for organizing lists of to-dos. I am pretty happy with vimoutliner as it boils down to a very simple way for organizing to-do items. To-do items are stored in a plain text file … Continue reading

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One Year with the Friendly Interactive Shell (fish) aka fish-shell

A little bit more than one year ago, I learned about the friendly interactive shell (fish) aka fish-shell and decided to give it a try. Before, I primarily used the Bourne Again Shell (bash) as my main shell. In this … Continue reading

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Poor Man’s Data Munging in the Linux Shell

This is just a brief cheat sheet style of post. While there are many sophisticated tools for processing data out there, sometimes, it may be more convenient or quicker to just use the tools the Linux shell provides (Please note … Continue reading

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Note to self: Compile kdepim with Mobile UI

Some month ago, I got a Samsung Slate 7 Tablet PC on which I am using Fedora as my main OS. The only thing that bothered me a little was that the built-in e-mail client cannot be comfortably used via … Continue reading

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Automatically clone all repositories defined in conf/gitolite.conf

In this post, I post a simple, hackish script to clone all repositories defined in a gitolite config file. There may be various reasons why one should want to clone a bunch of repositories at a time, e.g., in case … Continue reading

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KDE Lock Screen vs. Touch Input

With respect to touch input, most parts of KDE can be handled very easily. However, one, imho, very important aspect, simply lacks all touch UI support: the lock screen (and also the login screen), right now, do not support touch … Continue reading

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