Configuring devices from the command line is time-honoured tradition for network engineers. But for everyday operational tasks, the CLI is no longer fit for purpose.
The following command line will use the Text to Speech converter in *nix to say the word “pingtastic” every time a successful icmp response message is received using the ping command.
Recently I’ve been on a search for a ‘better’ font to use in terminals. In an unrelated coincidence, I learned about anti-aliasing, I still don’t understand it but it makes a difference.
Here is a set of packages for Sublime Text that do some really neat syntax checking and configuration acceleration. Great work from Richee!
Blog post from Adobe that discusses the background behind the Source Code monospace font and why it’s different. Today, my preferred monospace font for terminal use is Consolas but I’ll be trying this out for a while since it’s free and freely available. Once problem with Consolas is that it doesn’t anti-alias very well. That’s […]