Pimp your shell prompt – apply themes and other customization

How-to customize and configure a bash shell prompt for the appearance, color and set up cool themes – Most of us work with a shell prompt. By default most Linux distro displays hostname and current working directory as a prompt. You can easily customize your prompt to display information important to you. You change look and feel by adding colors. In this small howto I will explain howto setup:
a] Howto customizing a bash shell to get a good looking prompt
b] Configure the appearance of the terminal.
c] Apply themes using bashish
d] Howto pimp out your shell prompt

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The Moral Code for all of us

This is an excllent list published by Kent:

  1. DO NO HARM.
  2. Do not do to others what you would not like them to do to you.
  3. Do not lie.
  4. Do not steal.
  5. Do not cheat.
  6. Do not falsely accuse others.
  7. Do not commit adultery.
  8. Do not commit incest.
  9. Do not physically or verbally abuse others.
  10. Do not murder.
  11. Do not destroy the natural environment upon which all life depends.

Microsoft’s lame attempt at advertising.


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A Samba Permissions HOW TO

This article does a good job of navigating the relationship between file system permissions and Samba’s config. It’s a short and sweet tutorial and worth a read, especially for new users or those needing a clear and focused refresher on how permissions work in Samba. Via http://news.samba.org/users/samba_perms_how_to/

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1043 programming exercises

Need to sharpen your skills, or perhaps that shiny new python/ruby/c++/java book didn’t come with any programming exercises? You can’t learn a new language by simply reading about it. Here you will find over 1,000 exercises ranging from easy to hard. Have fun!

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An Amazing Chart of Foods that Heal.

This a very comprehensive chart of foods and their specific medical benefits. Eat well !!

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Massive list of sites all self learners should know about!

Large list of the best sites for people that like learning online.This is a resubmission because it got 3 votes but… 261 Votes on reddit and 728 saves on del.icio.us… I say give it another chance.

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