Alexey's blog

Installing Arch Linux on a MacBook Air 2013

4 minute read Published: 2016-02-23

Why? In short: because it's fun. On a more serious note, because it allows me to use xmonad, tweak it and learn more Haskell. Especially now that I've got the wonderful Haskellbook to help me. I also would like to learn more about Linux and improve my understanding of how it works.


4 minute read Published: 2016-02-10

Recently I've been refactoring and improving one of my older projects. It's a Ruby gem, that can download images off of twitter based on the search terms you provide.

Digging down

1 minute read Published: 2015-12-09

The other day I've started having some problems with my NeoVim. Specifically, the colorscheme seemed to be wrong.

Switching to Mutt

3 minute read Published: 2015-05-18

I've been using the Mailbox client for some time now and, while it's great and enjoyable to use, it's a big gui app that I had to constantly switch over to in order to check my emails. That was rather annoying so I started looking for an alternative that could be used inside the terminal and stumbled upon Mutt. A couple of days ago @tutec mentioned that he was going to switch to it as well. He said that if I were to switch to it before him and write a blog post, he'd read it. So here goes!

Atreus Keyboard

1 minute read Published: 2015-04-13

I finally got my very first mechanical keyboard.