Just like with weechat you can now receive Android notifications on Termux when you receive a message in Profanity. I wrote a small plugin to achive exactly that. You can download it from GitHub and install it with
/plugins install ./profanity-termux-notification/termuxnotify.py. Read more about the installation requirements and configuration options on GitHub.
I’ve been using Termux over SSH for quite a while now. I’ve always done so over WiFi. This works reasonably well at home, where I controll the IP Addresses. In other networks it was more annoying, because I always had to run
ifconfig first, to get my IP. But the big annoyances start when you want to use it in a place that has no WiFi network available. Previously, I used an Android tablet and a keyboard. With this I set up a WiFi direct connection between my phone. It’s wonky and sometimes requires to restart both devices before working again, but it works.
Tinier is a pretty cool font. It is a so called pixel font, and it is just about the smallest font I could find. The letters can be displayed at a font-size of
4px. This means that each character is only 3 pixels tall.
I think this is pretty cool, so I tried to implement this on my website for the footer blurb. It turns out though, that pixel fonts look absolutely hideous in modern browsers. Here is how it looked:Read more
I figured out that you can pass variables from Termux to a Tasker task. This example sets Android’s volume to a value specified in Termux.Read more