Customizing the Linux Console

25 Feb

A collection of tricks that also have an effect on the non-graphical environment, a.k.a. the console.

I do not use a display manager or splash screen. When my computer boots, I see all messages, then a login prompt.
By default the screen would clear before the login prompt shows up, but I have d...

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Arrange long Command Output in Columns

21 Feb

There's this one command whose output you need to look at again and again. It's a long list of short words and whizzes by too fast and using your terminal's scroll function is cumbersome. Of course there's more or less, but that is cumbersome, too!

Searching the web for a solution only leeds t...

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