Manage SSH Connections with ~/.ssh/config

I used to manage SSH connection with such GUI apps as MobaXterm, when I wrote code on Windows at work. As I changed my workflow to use a tiling window manager in a VirtualBox guest OS, I continued to improve my way of managing SSH connections, which I want to share here if you don't know yet. At first, I baked a helper Python script, which I named as qssh for "quick ssh", to help me assemble ssh arguments for me(such as username, Ip, port, etc. [Read More]

How to Rename Web Page Titles Easily

There are times that I need to open many web pages of some specific websites within a browser, and there are so many tabs that I can't efficiently access one of them, as their favicons are all the same. So I tried to find a way to rename their titles, preferably in a lightweight way, so that I can spot them quickly with my eyes. The first thought came into my mind was to find some browser extensions to do the job. [Read More]
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Render erd Diagrams Online

If you ever wonder how to plot ER diagrams in plain text, you may have already heard of erd. It's a cool command line program written by Andrew Gallant in Haskell, to "compile" plain text files into nicely looking images, leveraging the power of GraphViz. I've used erd for some time, it's cool and the syntax is quite simple. It's also quite simple to install it on Linux, just install GraphViz and erd itself, by following the instructions in the README page. [Read More]