Simon GriffeeDesign, photography, writing & illustration

What: terminal

Add Extensions to Multiple Files on Mac OS X

Say you have a bunch of files that you want to append .jpg to.


Robotics Law and Ethics Poster

The initial brief: Make a poster to advertise a robotics, law and ethics conference with lots of text. And don’t use any images. So I used a text editor running in a terminal whose output was piped through the wonderful Cathode app. A large terminal image stuck to a wall would be unusual and stop the viewer — the primary purpose of a poster — I feel. The secondary purpose is to provide information and tell what we want the viewer to do.

Quick Access to OS X Terminal #

A system-wide terminal available on a hot-key.

Set the Title on Bash Terminals #
Enable Colors in Mac OS X Terminal #

Put the following in the .profile or .bashrc file in your home directory:

export CLICOLOR=1
export LSCOLORS=ExFxBxDxCxegedabagacad
PS1='\[\e[1;33m\]\h:\[\e[0m\]\[\e[1;34m\]\W\[\e[0m\] \[\e[0;31m\]\u\[\e[0m\]\$ '