H. "Waldo" Grunenwald

What a shell Dotfile can do for you!

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Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 6:30 PM UTC, for 1 hour.

Open Space


In the DevOps world, much is made of automation and reducing friction. Despite this, few engineers that I’ve met take the fullest advantage of the closest point of friction: the humble terminal. For decades, terminals have been most powerful tool in most engineers’ arsenals, and are well-automatable. It’s certainly not hard to improve your daily life, but I find that few people know about or explore the world of dotfiles. In this talk, I’ll show some ways that you can improve your daily life by reducing friction, saving time, being lazier, catching mistakes, and amusing yourself.


How to open your shell terminal

Take Aways

  • Reduce friction in your daily computer use.
  • Make your app customizations easy to move between computers.
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Cory Gideon Shaun Kennedy bryan shannon H. "Waldo" Grunenwald Eric Boyd William Springer Daniel Braun Clint Laskowski