Setting up an environment

So, in order to have a vanilla environment where I’ll get to play around and have to configure most of the stuff myself (in order to force myself to learn), I decided to install CentOS 7 in a virtual machine. This will give the added benefit of keeping snapshots so that in case I get locked out of the linux box, I’ll be able to just revert to a previous snapshot. Of course, I could use a filesystem that supports snapshots itself, however I don’t want to. 😛 That’s something that I would like to learn on the distant future, so, point and click snapshots for the time being.

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New Year’s Resolution v0.16

Screenshot of a terminal with tmux running Midnight Commander, vim and htop

Shame on me.

It’s been almost four years without writing a single word in this blog. You can’t – of course – force creativity, but it’s not like I’d write long essays anyway. I do however like the technical side of things and I enjoy challenges in unhealthy amounts, if the enjoyment could be measured, that is.

So, my New Year’s resolution for 2016 is to blog. Not blog as in “sharing my thoughts”, but as in “document my path to the command-line mastering”. Because, yeah, I’ve been putting off learning a shitload of stuff that I want to learn. Did I fail to mention that above?

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