Thanks in advance!
Since the impulse to start this thread wasJoeFootball wrote:This tip about AutoKey (thanks phd21) got my curiosity going
Autokey, I might as well start there. It is a very handy utility for me. I have shortcuts for my excruciatingly long and easy to missplel street address, for common accented characters like ñ and é, and for symbols like ¶ and §. I have a shortcut for a basic template for shell scripts, and shortcuts for frequently used BBCodes (I compose a lot of my posts off-line). Just about any repetitive keyboard activity can be automated with Autokey.
Yelpis the GNOME help viewer. It natively views Mallard, DocBook, man, info, and HTML documents, and the documentation for this nifty utility is criminally inadequate. Once I figured out entering
yelp man:inxifrom the command line would load the man page for
inxiI found it useful for viewing man pages. And, yes, I have an Autokey shortcut for the
Terminatorhas become my favorite terminal emulator. It supports multiple terminal windows and is fully customizable. It opens when I log in, and I have it set up to open two tabs - one is full screen, the other is split horizontally.
curl wttr.in/Hattiesburg. This command gives me a 3-day forecast, and I have Terminator set up to run the command at log in.
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