Mon, Nov 02, 2015

02:13:37 UTC: OCTOPRESS

General maintenance related tasks:

$ rvm get stable                 # RVM
$ rvm install 2.2.3              # Ruby
$ rvm --default use 2.2.3        # Set default version
$ rvm rubygems latest            # RubyGems
$ gem install bundler            # Dependencies
$ bundle install                 # Run within blog directory
$ rvm -v                         # Check versions
$ ruby -v
$ which ruby
$ gem -v
$ which gem

Arch uses Python version 3, whereas Octopress requires verions 2. Edit the first line of mentos.py to the following instead:

~/.rvm/gems/ruby-2.2.3/gems/pygments.rb-0.3.4/lib/pygments/mentos.py

#!/usr/bin/env python2

Migrating to another computer:

$ curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable --ruby

Then do the upgrades as listed above.

$ git clone -b source git@github.com:username/username.github.io.git
$ cd username.github.io.git
$ git clone git@github.com:username/username.github.io.git _deploy 

Install the dependencies as listed above.

To maintain the blog on multiple computers:

Push on one:

$ rake generate
$ rake deploy
$ git add .
$ git commit -a
$ git push origin source

Pull on the other:

$ git pull origin source
$ cd ./_deploy
$ git pull origin master


07:38:00 UTC: I3

$ sudo pacman -S i3
$ sudo pacman -S dmenu
$ sudo pacman -S feh                     # for wallpaper
$ sudo pacman -S scrot                   # for screenshot
$ sudo pacman -S mplayer
$ sudo pacman -S archey3
$ sudo pacman -S cmus
$ sudo pacman -S gpicview
$ sudo pacman -S firefox                 # optional
$ sudo pacman -S dnsutils
$ sudo pacman -S whois
$ sudo pacman -S imagemagick
$ sudo pacman -S easytag
$ sudo pacman -S rdesktop freerdp        # optional

~/.config/i3/config

# Pulse Audio controls
bindsym XF86AudioRaiseVolume exec --no-startup-id pactl set-sink-volume 0 +5% #increase sound volume
bindsym XF86AudioLowerVolume exec --no-startup-id pactl set-sink-volume 0 -5% #decrease sound volume
bindsym XF86AudioMute exec --no-startup-id pactl set-sink-mute 0 toggle #mute sound

# pause / play / next / previous
bindsym XF86AudioPlay exec cmus-remote -C "player-pause"
bindsym XF86AudioNext exec cmus-remote -n
bindsym XF86AudioPrev exec cmus-remote -r

# Sreen brightness controls
bindsym XF86MonBrightnessUp exec xbacklight -inc 20 #increase screen brightness
bindsym XF86MonBrightnessDown exec xbacklight -dec 20 #decrease screen brightness

exec --no-startup-id feh --recursive --randomize --bg-center ~/Pictures/wallpaper

Optional: JRE

Run /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-jre/jre/bin/ControlPanel to configure.