Automatically activate virtualenv on cd (even in mc)
If you work with Python, you probably work with virtualenv. If you work with virtualenv, you probably work with virtualenvwrapper. Nevertheless, if you work a lot with many virtualenvs at the same time, you may become tired of al these “. bin/activate” or “workon smthng”.
You just want to cd into your project directory, and have everyhting ready to work. Especially if you use two-pane file managers, such as Midnight Commander, for file operations and tree browsing, and prefer not to type shell commands when it is not neccessary.
Here is how I do that: