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commit fb11cd19f32f82064c92bc7c5ad117490b187752
parent c23eafc17a4e30d0e0e19bd4376ceaf70b24dcbe
Author: z3bra <>
Date:   Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:51:05 +0100

Added two more tools to the toolbox

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2 files changed, 60 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/2014/03/toolbox.html b/2014/03/toolbox.html @@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ That being said, we can move on. I'll keep this article updated in time, because it's <em>more</em> than an article. It's a list. A list of the tools I use (or have used maybe) daily, and that I think - are worth mentionning. You'll find tools written by me, or by other. + are worth mentioning. You'll find tools written by me, or by other. Shell scripts, or compiled program. Everything that I find 'nice'. </p> @@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ <p> Let's start with my current setup ! Every tool in this list is installed on my main computer (a desktop one). I'll avoid - mentionning server administration tools, because that's too + mentioning server administration tools, because that's too specific. </p> </article> @@ -69,6 +69,7 @@ <article> <ul> <li><a href="#2bwm">2bwm</a></li> + <li><a href="#9menu">9menu</a></li> <li><a href="#bar">bar</a></li> <li><a href="#dtach">dtach</a></li> <li><a href="#fcount">fcount</a></li> @@ -81,15 +82,10 @@ <li><a href="#prout">prout</a></li> <li><a href="#prtmk">prtmk</a></li> <li><a href="#ptii">ptii</a></li> - <li><a href="#uplay">uplay</a></li> - <li><a href="#vim">vim</a></li> + <li><a href="#thingmenu">thingmenu</a></li> <li><a href="#wendy">wendy</a></li> </ul> - <p> - <strong>TLDR;</strong> dumbass, don't lurk on blogs if you can't - read! - </p> </article> <h3 id="2bwm">2bwm</h3> @@ -126,6 +122,33 @@ </p> </article> + <h3 id="9menu">9menu</h3> + <article> + <p> + <a href="">LINK</a> &mdash; + <a href="/img/2014-03-17-menus.jpg">SHOT</a> + </p> + + <p> + Here is a simple, yet powerfull menu application. 9menu allows you + to create static menus to launch your favorite applications. Users + of the *box WM, or FVWM will relate to this. + </p> + + <p> + The advantages of 9menu over other applications like + <a href='#thingmenu'>thingmenu</a> is that you can leave it running + in the background, iconify it, bring it back, and teleport it. + </p> + + <p> + Another good advantage (but you can totally live without it), is the + ability of 9menu to act as an interpreter, so that you can write + your menu using the shebang: <code>#!/usr/bin/9menu</code> + </p> + </article> + + <h3 id="bar">bar</h3> <article> <p> @@ -180,7 +203,7 @@ <p> The problem here, is that screen AND tmux are terminal MULTIPLEXER. - Their main job is to give access to multiple terminal within on + Their main job is to give access to multiple terminals within a PHYSICAL terminal. The possibility to detach and reattach them is just a feature. </p> @@ -405,6 +428,31 @@ irc/ </p> </article> + <h3 id="thingmenu">thingmenu</h3> + <article> + <p> + <a href="">LINK</a> &mdash; + <a href="/img/2014-03-17-menus.jpg">SHOT</a> + </p> + + <p> + Thingmenu is one of those app you've never heard of, but you use + (or have used) daily, because it was part of a WM. + </p> + + <p> + It is a simple tool that help you associate some strings with + commands, and stack them up in a menu. It comes with a nice script + that is able to deal with submenus and "back" buttons, that you can + easily improve to fit your own needs. + </p> + + <p> + Also, feel free to browse the whole git repo, it's full of good + stuff ! + </p> + </article> + <h3 id="wendy">wendy</h3> <article> <p> diff --git a/index.html b/index.html @@ -40,12 +40,12 @@ <a href='/2014/03/toolbox.html'>Toolbox</a> </h1> <h2> - &mdash; 13 March, 2014 + &mdash; 12 March, 2014 </h2> <article> <p> - Yeah, yet another list of unix tools. Feel free to avoid it, but you - probably miss some nice tools you've probable never heard of!<br/> + Yeah, yet another list of unix tools. Feel free to avoid it, but you'll + probably miss some nice tools you've probably never heard of!<br/> I'll keep this list updated, so don't forget to check it from time to time. </p>