Thursday, October 26, 2017

Tips on Linux - 1

Some things to make life simple while working remotely on Linux machines from an Ubuntu machine.


Easily mount your remote directory using SSHFS (on Ubuntu)


A no-hassle multi-terminal worker, smooth as butter and fast switching between terminals.

Installing terminator,

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome-terminator
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install terminator

Setting up Terminator in "Open in Terminator"
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We may define our own right-click context menu items with nautilus-actions.
  • Run the Nautilus-Actions Configuration Tool either from the Dash, or from a terminal with
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  • In the Action tab give your action a sensible label, e.g. "Open in Terminator" and choose to display this in the selection or the context menu.
  • Next open the Command tab to enter the commands to run
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  • Give in the full path to your command (/usr/bin/terminator) and program options (--working-directory=%d/%b) for opening the current path in Terminator.
  • After logging out and in again (or just restarting nautilus with nautilus -q) the right click context menu below will be displayed:
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Friday, October 13, 2017

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