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Created Dec 13, 2017

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A dummy way to take notes in bash
#!/bin/bash
# @Description: A simple notetaking solution in your CLI
# @Author: Francesco Pira (dev[at]fpira[dot]com)
#
# Usage:
# 1) set an alias like this in your .zshrc or .bashrc:
# alias notes='bash /where/your-script-is/notes.sh'
# 2) notes (ls|new|del|sync|syncinit) [note title]"
#
# Auto-sync:
# Customize the line below and paste it (uncommented) in cron for auto-sync.
# You need to setup sync using 'syncinit' first
# */5 * * * * /where/your-script-is/notes.sh sync
### Script HEADER: customize me ###
notesroot="$HOME/Notes/"
### Script body ###
if [ ! -d "$notesroot" ]; then
echo "ERROR:
'notesroot' variable is not set or set directory does not exists.
Edit the script header or let me create it in $HOME/Notes to fix."
read -r -p "Should I create it now? [y/N] " choose
case "$choose" in
[yY][eE][sS]|[yY])
mkdir $HOME/Notes1
echo "Notes directory created!"
;;
*)
echo "Please edit the script header to fix. Exiting..."
exit 1
;;
esac
fi
case "$1" in
ls)
ls -Alht $notesroot
;;
new)
vim $notesroot/"$2"
;;
del)
rm $notesroot/"$2"
if [ ! -f $notesroot/"$2" ]; then echo "Note \"$2\" deleted."
else echo "Error: cannot delete note \"$2\""; fi
;;
sync)
cd $notesroot
git pull origin master
git add .
git commit -m 'sync'
git push origin master
cd -
;;
syncinit)
echo ""; echo "--- Sync-setup mode ---"
echo "A remote repo and access to it by this machine and user are required."
echo "You have to perform those steps before proceeding."
read -r -p "Continue? [y/N] " response
case "$response" in
[yY][eE][sS]|[yY])
hash git 2>/dev/null || { echo >&2 "git required but not currently installed. Aborted."; exit 1; }
IFS= read -r -p "Enter remote repo URL: " remoterepo
cd $notesroot
git init
git add .
git commit -m 'sync'
git remote add origin "$remoterepo"
git push origin master
cd -
;;
*)
echo "Aborted."
exit 1
;;
esac
;;
*) echo "Usage: notes (ls|new|del|sync|syncinit) [note title]"
;;
esac
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