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The ever useful and neat subprocess module

Python's subprocess module is one of my favourite modules in the standard library. If you have ever done some decent amount of coding in python, you might have encountered it. This module is used for dealing with external commands, intended to be a replacement to the old os.system ...



Dependency graph of all installed gems

Every other application written using ruby these days seem to come with this installation instruction:

gem install my-super-awesome-app

and then going on to describing how awesome the app is. But, installing the app in the above way installs all its bazillion dependencies, which, unfortunately are not uninstalled ...


Vim undo breaks with auto-close plugins

Prelude

If you've used IDEs or other heavy editors ever in your life, you'd know how nice it is to have parentheses and brackets to get auto-closed. If you don't know what I'm talking about, its a feature usually present in IDEs like eclipse and easily ...


Installing Crunchbang Linux on my old lappy

I managed to install Crunchbang linux, the recently released Stetler, after reading quite a positive review (I don't remember where). I am really liking it, especially the openbox desktop environment. Also, coming from a lot of experience on ubuntu, finding crunchbang look so bare-bones and simple, yet so customizable ...


A tasty vim configuration setup with Vimpire and Pathogen

Managing vim plugins has always been a hassle. Until pathogen came along. If you are using vim with quite a few vim plugins, then you should be using pathogen, if you are not, you are seriously depriving yourself of sanity. No, seriously. You should.

So, I assume you are also ...