Tools

A collection of 15 posts

Nov 7, 2019

Node.js

Node.js

Although I tend to use my programming languages in a container, for syntx highlighting and quick experiments I tend to have some installed in the workstation too.Node is one of them, and

Nov 3, 2019

Keybase

Keybase

Keybase is an application to have encrypted group activities. It has a number of tools (chat, git, crypto wallet) and the data is not living in anyones server. Your account exists while you

Nov 3, 2019

Brave

Brave

Another browser I use is Brave. I tried to follow the instructions in the installation page, but Ubuntu 19.10 is not supported yet, then I used an unofficial snap.The call in

Nov 2, 2019

Midnight Commander

Midnight Commander

I used Norton Commander in DOS, then Total Commander in Windows, and both in the Mac and Linux I use Midnight Commander for my file management activities.There are some option in Mac

Nov 2, 2019

Docker

Docker

Now I am getting closer to do the things I wanted in this computer, then Docker is one of the first calls.Previously I had a bit of a dance around different version

Nov 2, 2019

Meteo

Meteo

To keep track of the weather I use Meteo in Ubuntu.To install the snap the command is:sudo snap install meteo

Nov 2, 2019

Visual Studio Code

My favorite editor during the last year has been Visual Studio Code.To install the snap, the command is:sudo snap install code --classic

Nov 2, 2019

Gnome Clocks

I am in contact with people in different time zones, then the Gnome Clocks application is handy to keep around.The command to install the snap is:sudo snap install gnome-clocks

Nov 2, 2019

Gnome Contacts

Also connected to my online accounts is the contacts manager for Gnome.The command to have the snap installed is:sudo snap install gnome-contacts

Nov 2, 2019

Gnome Calendar

This is a nice application that connects to my Google Calendar. If it is not included in the distribution, the command to get it on is:sudo snap install gnome-calendar

Nov 2, 2019

Ubuntu Cleaner

Another tools that is handy is Ubuntu Cleaner. After messing around doing experiments and testing applications, my machine ends up with broken installations, and the cleaner makes easy to take care of it.

Nov 1, 2019

Gnome Tweaks

Every now and then I want to do some small changes in the UI of whatever operating system I am using. In the case of Ubuntu I use the Gnome Tweaks application, which