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The Quick Start Guide to vcsh/mr Setup

April 30, 2018 Andy 0

I recently wrote a post about how to install configure vcsh and mr to convienently manage and use all your repositories.  However for demostration this was quite a manual and long process.  To achieve a very similar outcome in a much shorter time, you could use the provided template and customise from there. The below will use vcsh to clone the git repository to mr.git in the ~/.config/vcsh/repo.d/ directory. The above repository is not owned by me so I can not push changes to it. As such you will need to edit the configuration and point it to your repository. […]

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Managing dot files with vcsh and myrepo

April 30, 2018 Andy 0

Ever wanted to manage all those ~/.conf files with Git?  Probably not but if you know anything about Git, the advantages are obvious. Is it even possible though you may ask!?! To do so would mean separating the working tree from the actual git repository. Fortunately Git allows for just that. By default, when you create a non-bare repository, you end up with the actual repository, a .git directory being created in the directory you want to track. The directory you want to track is actually called the working tree. The repository itself is a load of files (objects really) […]

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The Ultimate vim Configuration On Manjaro i3

April 28, 2018 Andy 0

vim is an awesome text editor (and more) but a good configuration can be a bit of a pain and personally I don’t have enough time to dedicate to it. The default vim configuration with Manjaro i3 is actually pretty good but I really like The Ultimate Vim Configuration. Install Installation is simply on any Linux-based OS where Git is already present. Install for a List of Users The below installs it for the users andy and root. You must make sure all users have read access to/opt/vim_runtime when you are installing it for multiple users. Your user will need […]