Nerdy Weekly

Thoughts on programming and other stuff that matters

Enable italic text inside vim inside tmux inside gnome-terminal

Update: As egmont pointed out in the comments: setting TERM=xterm inside tmux is discouraged and will cause wrong behavior in some programs. Changing all instances of xterm-256color to screen-256color in this tutorial should work, but I’m no longer using gnome-terminal so I can’t test that. I’m ...

What I did after installing Manjaro xfce

After about 2 months with elementary OS, I got sick of the guaranteed once-every-hour crashes of its Files file manager (yeah, I’m still hating their naming decisions with a passion), the flickering when I play fullscreen OpenGL games, and the automatic collapsing of workspaces. I’ve had enough of ...

“Have you built anything cool?”

So recently I went to a networking event - something I have never liked or been good at. I’m not sure if I’m one of those introverts or if I’m just socially awkward, but the very idea of going around trying to converse with total strangers just to ...