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  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

I simply use a keepass system from cli, called kpcli. I have the file mirrored between two systems, because I may need the passwords there and also in case of disc mishaps.
Dworin Security & Cryptography 52 26,369 08-12-2020, 10:57 PM
  Thread: Stickers! Which one's do you have, where'd you get them?
Post: RE: Stickers! Which one's do you have, where'd yo...

(03-12-2020, 03:36 AM)venam Wrote: but I think most people use them to give a better visual appearance to their laptops. Probably also to make them recognizable. The number of different laptop model...
Dworin Hardware talk 18 8,094 03-12-2020, 04:44 AM
  Thread: Stickers! Which one's do you have, where'd you get them?
Post: RE: Stickers! Which one's do you have, where'd yo...

stickers or no stickers, perception and prejudice will be there. Our new laptop has a radeon sticker. I know this, because the edge curls up and I can't stop myself from fidgetting with it. There is ...
Dworin Hardware talk 18 8,094 03-12-2020, 01:57 AM
  Thread: Bar, Panels, Conky, Notifications
Post: RE: Bar, Panels, Conky, Notifications

Of course I don't use cronjob for everything. Clock and mpd info go through system calls and libmpd respectively. If I were doing the CPU/temp/etc things (in which I have no interest), I'd probably al...
Dworin Desktop Customization & Workflow 16 5,063 03-12-2020, 01:36 AM
  Thread: Bar, Panels, Conky, Notifications
Post: RE: Bar, Panels, Conky, Notifications

I have some info for my bar that I only need to update once an hour. I just have a cronjob dump it in some temp file and have the bar read it from there. I update my bar every second because I have my...
Dworin Desktop Customization & Workflow 16 5,063 02-12-2020, 11:43 PM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(23-11-2020, 06:34 AM)z3bra Wrote: Resizing windows with the mouse feels more natural, and quick as you simply point where you want the windows to be, rather than press an arbitrary amount of keys i...
Dworin Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,373 26-11-2020, 02:16 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

I'm experimenting with having my terminal not full-size, though the rest of my system is still tiling. Made a dwm rule (isfloatsingle) to identify progs that should float if they're alone on the tag. ...
Dworin Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,699 903,941 26-11-2020, 02:09 AM
  Thread: You worst moment on a Unix system
Post: RE: You worst moment on a Unix system

(24-11-2020, 12:36 PM)venam Wrote: (24-11-2020, 12:21 PM)s0kx Wrote: Earlier today I managed to accidentally create a file name * in a directory with other files. I almost ran If you want to talk ...
Dworin Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 22 7,677 24-11-2020, 10:35 PM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

(24-11-2020, 06:09 AM)pyratebeard Wrote: https://andrewhulshult.bandcamp.com/ I find quite a lot of video game music is good for when I am working. These albums by Andrew Hulshult have an industri...
Dworin Off topic 42 8,081 24-11-2020, 06:19 AM
  Thread: Are you a member of any ~tilde's
Post: RE: Are you a member of any ~tilde's

I made an account on tilde.town but I don't really know what to do there. I guess it's not really for me.
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 2,226 24-11-2020, 05:59 AM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

https://elianetapes.bandcamp.com/album/of-the-air Drone music on church organ. With the stops slowly going in a nd out to get microtonal and phasing effects.
Dworin Off topic 42 8,081 22-11-2020, 10:51 PM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

I'm beginning to realise that full-screen/tiling works for me in many situations but not so much for terminal. The screen is wide, the letters small and that means the eye gets lost moving along the l...
Dworin Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,373 22-11-2020, 10:45 PM
  Thread: Tweaking the forum’s night mode
Post: RE: Tweaking the forum’s night mode

A minor tweak with a great effect. I like it.
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 1,267 22-11-2020, 12:29 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programming Environment
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programmi...

Most has been said but some of my observations (even if redundant): I remember some file system hierarchy 'wars' but in this case, I must confess that older is really not better. On my systems, only...
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 44 6,207 22-11-2020, 08:39 AM
  Thread: Keyboard input redirection in X?
Post: RE: Keyboard input redirection in X?

This might be interesting: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Key...es_in_Xorg but it kinda stops at the X11 level while 'our' problem occurs after that. Some info on the process can also be found ...
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 6 1,126 17-11-2020, 12:07 PM
  Thread: Remote work solution
Post: RE: Remote work solution

I'm glad my pc in office is still up, so I can access whatever files are not on a share. All meetings through either google meet or MS teams, online classes ditto with assignments, tests and later exa...
Dworin Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 26 6,346 17-11-2020, 07:46 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programming Environment
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programmi...

It may be a good idea (at least for those on archlinux lie me) to install the package group Code:posix to follow along all the examples. For example, I found out I didn't even have Code:ed installed.
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 44 6,207 15-11-2020, 07:36 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programming Environment
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programmi...

This is a great idea. I hope it will force me to read a bit more on the backgrounds of unix. If we don't go too fast, I'm in.
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 44 6,207 14-11-2020, 12:28 PM
  Thread: File extensions
Post: RE: File extensions

(13-11-2020, 09:03 PM)mattrose Wrote: In debian and all of it's derivatives, except for ubuntu 18 and up, Redhat and all of it's derivatives, and Arch and all of it's derivatives /bin/sh is a symlin...
Dworin Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 17 1,958 14-11-2020, 12:01 AM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

I had these broken chords from the beginning of 'Colour my world' in my head, so I asked mpsyt to pull up an old Chicago album. (the immediate problem with that is that I'm supposed to finish some hor...
Dworin Off topic 42 8,081 13-11-2020, 10:56 AM
  Thread: File extensions
Post: RE: File extensions

Some software expects file extensions ((la)tex for example, expects .tex and writes a bunch of files with .aux, .bbl, .log etc). sane writes file extensions when scanning etc, etc. I guess I could jum...
Dworin Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 17 1,958 12-11-2020, 11:52 PM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

That would be https://sanctum.geek.nz/arabesque/passin...ta-to-awk/ Then a website that kept boredom away in hospital last week (spent wayyyy too much time there!) [Image: https://0x0.st/id5r.png]
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,787 06-11-2020, 10:46 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Found it on https://borgbackup.readthedocs.io/en/sta...thors.html but I have to zoom in one step to get the same alignment. here's one more: [Image: https://0x0.st/idn9.png]
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,787 06-11-2020, 09:00 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Exactly. Now if you can tell what the first letter stands for, your solution is really complete. Either way, well played, over to you. With the flags, I was referring to this (famous?) cartoon: https...
Dworin Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 76,241 04-11-2020, 02:33 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Your first thought was closer. Perhaps daily is a slight exaggeration.
Dworin Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 76,241 04-11-2020, 02:19 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Then it's my turn to try. This should be easy, hope it hasn't been asked before: My name refers to a storage medium that is now only found in a museum. I am used daily by all and have more flags than...
Dworin Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 76,241 04-11-2020, 01:44 AM
  Thread: Nixers Conf 2020 [Recordings and Feedbacks]
Post: RE: Nixers Conf 2020 [Recordings and Feedbacks]

z3bra, in your talk you show nearly all scripts and configs but I think you missed ~/.mutt/fmt.conf. Is it possible share that somewhere?
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 15 2,392 03-11-2020, 12:54 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Probably not correct but I was thinking of: fmt
Dworin Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 76,241 02-11-2020, 09:57 PM
  Thread: Nixers Conf 2020 [Recordings and Feedbacks]
Post: RE: Nixers Conf 2020 [Recordings and Feedbacks]

(01-11-2020, 04:53 PM)venam Wrote: Did you find the talks interesting? What did you like about them?Yes, they were very diverse. The one I'm most immediately thinking to apply is the mail setup but ...
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 15 2,392 02-11-2020, 06:44 AM
  Thread: xnotify: popup a notification on your screen
Post: RE: xnotify: popup a notification on your screen

I'm using notify-send/dunst. Quick test shows a popup on top of fullscreen.
Dworin Programming On Unix 21 2,211 31-10-2020, 11:18 PM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

(27-10-2020, 08:52 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: On a slight tangent: I am wondering whether a new thread for this or not, but do people listen to internet radio? if so, what stations? I listen nearly exclus...
Dworin Off topic 42 8,081 28-10-2020, 05:30 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2020
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2020

I'll cast my votes for 1 (I'm one of those who 'will do a backup soon when I have more time') and 3 (I really need to learn mutt)
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 26 4,422 13-10-2020, 09:49 PM
  Thread: Hey Nixers!
Post: RE: Hey Nixers!

Welcome I0bster. Nice to meet you and enjoy your stay here.
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 2,214 07-10-2020, 11:02 PM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

That's not how I remember it and Webring also suggests the previous/next links were fixed at time of creation. Incidently, it also mentions webrings became obsolete when search engines were good enoug...
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 35 5,869 06-10-2020, 01:33 AM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(02-10-2020, 05:05 PM)ckester Wrote: I'm partial to the vertical stack layout myself -- although I sometimes wish I could put the master window on the right when I'm working with two side-by-side mo...
Dworin Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,373 03-10-2020, 12:35 AM
  Thread: What IRC channel's do you auto connect to?
Post: RE: What IRC channel's do you auto connect to?

I autoconnect to #nixers_net, #archlinux, #suckless and #luakit (between freenode and oftc, I keep mixing them up too, very annoying!)
Dworin Community & Forums Related Discussions 15 2,270 02-10-2020, 01:16 PM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

Like many, I mainly use full-screen windows (achieved by having only one window tagged as active in dwm). When I need to directly compare, copy/paste, read/write between windows(*), I'll tile two side...
Dworin Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,373 02-10-2020, 01:30 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Since I'm working on a few projects relating to pottery, I thought it would be nice to look at some pots being fired all day. Just changed wallpaper and used urnn for the colours. Need to find time to...
Dworin Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,699 903,941 01-10-2020, 04:53 AM
  Thread: Upcoming time_t party
Post: RE: Upcoming time_t party

Good catch! Hope I'll remember it on Sunday evening (as it will be here). ETA: followed a day later by 0x5f5f5f5f
Dworin Off topic 3 1,049 09-09-2020, 06:29 AM
  Thread: What does your relatives think of you, and your *nix hobby?
Post: RE: What does your relatives think of you, and you...

My wife greatly disliked linux but as Vain mentioned: that's somewhat irrelevant now she's mostly using handphone anyway. My son complains sometimes because for schoolwork the teachers tell him he 'mu...
Dworin Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 18 5,745 09-09-2020, 06:20 AM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: RE: Hobbies

I play trumpet. After a change in one of my bands, I'm now responsible for the horn parts, so there's a very thin link with *nix in that I write them out in lilypond/vim. Other than that, I read a lo...
Dworin Off topic 39 8,227 03-08-2020, 11:14 PM
  Thread: RSS feeds
Post: RE: RSS feeds

I've been using newsboat for a while, just for the general think I know I want to browse. If I want to pursue something, I'll switch to browser.
Dworin The WWW 21 5,197 05-07-2020, 11:36 AM
  Thread: To reboot or not to reboot
Post: RE: To reboot or not to reboot

(22-04-2019, 11:31 AM)z3bra Wrote: Arch Linux doesn't do this. It's what you get with libe kernel upgrades, so every rolling release has this issue. I remember from my Debian days that there were tw...
Dworin Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 14 5,754 08-05-2019, 05:07 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(26-02-2019, 04:40 AM)venam Wrote: File creation time or birth time is not UNIX standard and it's not vital data either. I think this is a wrong direction.But the 'owner', the file, is central to UN...
Dworin Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 76,241 26-02-2019, 04:52 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(24-02-2019, 02:19 AM)grah Wrote: I'm unknown by most users but exist nonetheless. In most cases I can only be set during the creation of my owner. Without me my owner is useless. Extra clue: Witho...
Dworin Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 76,241 26-02-2019, 04:38 AM