A forum and tight-knit community for computer enthusiasts interested in Unix, Linux, BSD, Programming and much more.

General

Community & Forums Related Discussions
(157 threads)

All posting threads related to the global community will go here. General queries about the forum will be posted here. If you have an announcement, make a thread here, including introductions! Introduce yourself to the community here.
Last Post: Nixers Book Club - Book #... | 11 hours ago | by thrakkar
Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses
(52 threads)

Deep thoughts discussions such as the development of licenses, as well as other copy-left/right related topics, psychology, philosophical subjects, etc..
Last Post: Truly Understanding the "... | 30-11-2020, 03:42 AM | by venam
Off topic
(134 threads)

Everything the community might be interested in that doesn't fit any other category.
Last Post: what are you listening to... | 24-11-2020, 06:19 AM | by Dworin


Operating Systems & Administration

BSD
(90 threads)

BSD (and its variants) is one of the earliest Unix operating systems created. All BSD related posts belong in this forum. Don't forget to include your BSD and version number in your post. Post about FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonflyBSD, ...
Last Post: What shell do you guys us... | 15-11-2020, 09:40 PM | by mattrose
GNU/Linux
(124 threads)

GNU/Linux distributions, applications, configurations and more. Make sure to include your distro and distro version number in your post.
Last Post: showing system's health o... | 26-12-2020, 12:19 PM | by Wildefyr
OS X
(18 threads)

One of the most popular proprietary Unix operating systems out there. Post all OS X/Mac related topics here. Don't forget to include what OS number you are running in your post.
Last Post: the end of hackintoshing | 23-06-2020, 09:01 PM | by jkl
Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related
(14 threads)

Anything that is related to a specific Unix-like, other Unix derivatives, OS that didn't fit the previous categories, or POSIX and other standards that apply anywhere.
Last Post: Plan 9 and derivates | 28-11-2020, 10:26 PM | by Halfwit
Old school stuff
(26 threads)

Anything related to historical purposes, be it software, OS, or hardware. If you got an anectdote or an old story then post it here.
Last Post: Your personal (programmin... | 29-12-2020, 12:49 AM | by thrakkar
Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization
(42 threads)

Manage your server, virtualize all the things! vmware, xen, virtualbox, bhyve, zones, .... And administer those users and services! If you don't know where to post in this category then post here.
Last Post: $HOME FHS & init for user... | 09-12-2020, 02:54 PM | by freem
Security & Cryptography
(50 threads)

All threads regarding security & cryptography go here.
Last Post: Password management | 08-12-2020, 10:57 PM | by Dworin


Embedded

Android & Iphone
(19 threads)

Android & Iphone related posts. Note: this is not a marketplace.
Last Post: Useful Android Apps To Ow... | Yesterday, 04:56 AM | by venam
Other Embedded Platforms and Hardware Hacking
(15 threads)

Post about your little machines like the Rapsberry PI, ARM/MIPS, or other hardware hack here. Note: this is not a marketplace.
Last Post: ROCK64 is amazing | 09-06-2019, 09:30 PM | by Halfwit


Desktop Customization, Efficiency, and Aesthetics

Desktop Customization & Workflow
(137 threads)

Screenshots, configs, customization, desktop and window manager related posts, and "ricing" related discussions here.
Last Post: Tiling Wallpapers. | 13-01-2021, 02:46 PM | by neeasade
Hardware talk
(29 threads)

Anything hardware, from mechanical keyboards, trackballs, computer parts, ...
Last Post: Switching From Machine To... | 13-01-2021, 09:43 AM | by prx*


Development & Graphics

Programming On Unix
(89 threads)

All C, C++, Go, Rust, Perl, Python, Haskell, Lua, Ruby, etc.. related posts belong in this forum. Remember that the threads should be Unix related.
Last Post: What are you working on? | 1 hour ago | by opFez
The WWW
(27 threads)

Anything wed, from posts about web development, or hosting questions, to blog related, and web related talks go here. We know the web is full of activities you want to discuss!
Last Post: The Gemini protocol | 05-01-2021, 05:55 PM | by freem
Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software
(20 threads)

Anything about image editing/manipulation, mascots, symbols, designs, audio, video, anything and everything media.
Last Post: A Nixers Internet Badge | 04-11-2020, 08:11 PM | by Ramiferous