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Bootstrap / install script for dotfiles

I don’t think everyone, but at least a lot of people have a set of dotfiles that they use to configure their environment on a personal or work machine. Many people have those dotfiles in a git repository to keep them versioned and synced between machines.

But not many people make use of a bootstrap script to install those dotfiles on a new machine. I recently rewrote my Bootstrap script in Python. It is very simple, just creating symlinks from the dotfiles repo to the home directory.

I will probably add more features to it in the future, but for now, it is enough for me and gets the job done.

For now, it’s just a Gist on GitHub and you can find it here: