Fahd Shariff's Dotfiles
I created this repository primarily to store my Bash profile because I hate logging on to a new machine and not having my familiar prompt and favourite aliases! Since then, I have also added configuration files for:
I don't have an installation script yet. Just download and extract to your
$HOME directory. Remember to backup your files first. Alternatively, extract them to a temp directory,
diff against your existing files and see if you are happy with the differences before replacing your files.
My Bash profile has many useful aliases and functions; some invented, others discovered. I also have a powerful prompt. Here is a screenshot of my terminal running tmux:
I have written a series of blog posts describing my profile in detail.
- My Bash Profile - Part I
- My Bash Profile - Part II: Aliases
- My Bash Profile - Part III: Completions
- My Bash Profile - Part IV: Functions
- My Bash Profile - Part V: Prompt
- My Bash Profile - Part VI: Inputrc
tmux is great for managing multiple sessions. My
.tmux.conf has a number of handy bindings to split windows, ssh to machines and open man pages. For more information on tmux take a look at Managing Multiple Terminals with Tmux.
My ssh config is set up to use multiplexing in order to speed up connections to the same server.
I have some very useful Eclipse templates which help in writing Java boilerplate code very fast. To install my templates, open Eclipse and go to Window > Preferences > Java > Editor > Templates. Press the Import button to import my