A Bash script to install Firefox Dev Edition
Although this script is specifically for installing Firefox Dev Edition, it could easily be modified for other apps.
2018-02-03 by rp
Another post on this blog explains how to install an Ubuntu app manually. While it's good to know what's going on with all those steps, this post puts all of that that article discusses into a reusable Bash script. This makes it very easy to keep an app like Firefox Dev Edition refreshed.
Using grep, curl, and tail to scrape data from a Web page
Use Linux utilities to automate the boring, and error-prone, things
2018-02-04 by rp
Linux includes a ton of great utilities that make Bash scripts better. This post looks at how to use Curl, Grep, and Tail to fetch the latest release number of Firefox Developer Edition to automate its installation.
Install Source Code Pro font on Ubuntu
2018-04-08 by rp
Source Code Pro is a great, free mono-spaced font. This article provides a Bash script for downloading and installing Source Code Pro on Ubuntu.
Using Yank to copy command output
2018-10-22 by rp
How to use Yank to copy command output to the clipboard.
How to fetch an .env file key value in a Bash script
2018-12-07 by rp
How to fetch a key value from an .env file in Bash