Using The Fingerprint Scanner On Pop! OS 22.04
I work on a couple of ThinkPad laptops (T490 and a P14s) and whilst they have fingerprint scanners I haven't really considered using them. I once attempted to get a fingerprint scanner working in Linux on an old HP laptop and that experience put me off trying again.
Timing Page Responses With Curl
Timing web requests is possible in curl using the -w or --write-out flag. This flag takes a number of different options, including several time based options.
Turning On Or Off Fn Mode In Ubuntu Linux
Repointing A Symlink To A Different Location
Creating a symlink is a common way of ensuring that the directory structure of a deployment will always be the same. For example you might create a symlink so that the release directory of release123/docroot will instead be just current.
Finding My Most Commonly Used Commands On Linux
I'm a proponent of automation, so when I find myself running the same commands over and over I always look for a way of wrapping that in an alias or script.
Grep is a really powerful tool for finding things in files. I often use it to scan for plugins in the Drupal codebase or to scan through a CSV or log file for data.
For example, to scan for user centric ViewsFilter plugins in the Drupal core directory use this command (assuming you are relative to the core directory).
alias grep='grep --color=auto'
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