What are Bitmasks

What even are bitmasks, bitfields, binary, bits, bytes, nibbles, words?

August 18, 2023 · 8 min · lukefilewalker

Keep a Docker Container Running for Debugging Purposes

Four methods to keep a docker container from terminating after a failure in order to debug the issue.

November 27, 2022 · 2 min · lukefilewalker

Building Neovim from Source

How to build Neovim from source if, for example, there is no binary for your system.

October 23, 2022 · 2 min · lukefilewalker

Running a Command on Each Item in a List

Easily run a command on each item in a list - think list of filenames for example.

October 9, 2022 · 1 min · lukefilewalker

Rust - Second Steps (with Cargo)

Take your second steps with Rust by exploring the official and widely used package manager, Cargo.

October 8, 2022 · 3 min · lukefilewalker

Rust - First Steps

Take your first steps with Rust by installing the toolchain and writing your first program.

October 8, 2022 · 2 min · lukefilewalker

Redirect Output When You Don't Have Permission to

How to redirect output from a command you’ve run to a file that you don’t have permission to write to i.e. to a destination that you need to use sudo on.

September 2, 2022 · 1 min · lukefilewalker

Fetch Process IDs or Names of the Processes Listening On Ports

Fetch Process IDs or Names of the Processes Listening On Ports.

August 28, 2022 · 2 min · lukefilewalker

Using The File Command to Identify a File

Using the file command to identify a file’s type on a *nix system.

August 8, 2022 · 1 min · lukefilewalker

Fetching Useful Information About Your Storage Disks in the CLI

How to fetch information from the manufacturer and model to temperatures.

May 15, 2022 · 2 min · lukefilewalker