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2005-10-08

Dotfiles

I've long enjoyed painstakingly constructing dotfiles or *rc files for various programs I use frequently. They allow such exact configuration and are so portable between systems. If only Firefox worked so simply.

Here are some of mine:

There's no reason you should work with an ugly terminal. It's 2005, your computer can handle it. And nothings beats sitting down at a new computer and typing dotsync to have your shell, editor, and browser preferences and bookmarks instantly configured just they way you like 'em. :-)

Note

Update 2009-12-16

I have long-since switched from the home-rolled dotsync() to keeping my *rc files under version control.

My terminal running Gnu screen and Vim
My terminal running Gnu screen and Vim