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  Thread: Hey Nixers, what do you do when you are stuck on a programming/tech problem?
Post: RE: Hey Nixers, what do you do when you are stuck ...

If possible, create an analogy from the problem. This will give you a fresh way to view the problem (whilst thinking about it) and also make it accessible to people that know little about programming ...
grah Off topic 10 6,483 14-08-2019, 03:10 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

My latest workflow improvement is a simple one and is probably something that everyone is already aware of: using Ctrl-Backspace or Ctrl-Del to delete a whole word instead of just using Backspace or D...
grah Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 103,744 16-03-2019, 06:22 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(27-02-2019, 06:16 AM)venam Wrote: I thought about this for a while but it just didn't fit your clues, or so I thought. I would've said the reverse about the owner thing and the content or size part...
grah Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 28-02-2019, 01:05 AM
  Thread: Your dream project
Post: RE: Your dream project

(27-02-2019, 11:45 AM)z3bra Wrote: btpd is nice! it cannot handke magnet links though, and doesn't do DHT peering iirc. There were many torrents I couldn't download because of that. Yeah it's a sham...
grah Programming On Unix 25 15,502 28-02-2019, 12:56 AM
  Thread: Your dream project
Post: RE: Your dream project

(17-10-2017, 03:12 PM)Tmplt Wrote: Lately I've been wanting a torrent client with the same model of mpd. I currently use rtorrent, but I find the configuration confusing, and having to run it in a d...
grah Programming On Unix 25 15,502 27-02-2019, 04:33 AM
  Thread: PEACEFUL systemd thread
Post: RE: PEACEFUL systemd thread

I'm unable to give any technical input regarding systemd as I don't know much about init systems. Here are a few links that might be useful: http://without-systemd.org/wiki/index.ph...st_systemd http...
grah GNU/Linux 24 19,254 26-02-2019, 11:50 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(26-02-2019, 04:52 AM)Dworin Wrote: But the 'owner', the file, is central to UNIX design. In that case file creation time definitely doesn't fit. Those make it sound more like some part of a RAID s...
grah Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 26-02-2019, 03:10 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

I don't exist on my own. With me the thing I belong to is seen as a whole. What I belong to and am a part of is usually only created once and I along with it. In all cases my size can only be adjusted...
grah Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 26-02-2019, 01:47 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(25-02-2019, 07:37 PM)z3bra Wrote: That's indeed pretty vague.. I'll give it a shot anyway! The owner might refer to the kernel, which you only notice when it misbehave, and has multiple variations...
grah Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 26-02-2019, 12:05 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(24-02-2019, 08:51 AM)venam Wrote: This is a tricky as it implies we should know what is not known to most users and what makes an owner "useless". I'll take my shot anyway to get this started: Le...
grah Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 24-02-2019, 08:25 PM
  Thread: moving towards a completely "free" (gentoo) system
Post: RE: moving towards a completely "free" (gentoo) sy...

Running a fully free Gentoo system is relatively simple, but whether or not you'll notice a performance hit depends on how well your hardware is supported without blobs like z3bra said. For me the mai...
grah GNU/Linux 5 4,156 24-02-2019, 03:37 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

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: Without my owner there is no UNIX.
grah Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 24-02-2019, 02:19 AM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

(18-02-2019, 11:04 AM)z3bra Wrote: Welcome to the forums! Don't hesitate to dig out threads you're interested in by bringing them back to the active posts page! Thanks for the welcome and for lettin...
grah 5 3,533 19-02-2019, 10:28 PM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

(15-02-2019, 04:17 PM)jkl Wrote: Welcome to nixers! :) (15-02-2019, 05:55 PM)venam Wrote: You seem on an awesome learning momentum, keep it up and enjoy it as much as possible. Everything can be a...
grah 5 3,533 16-02-2019, 12:25 AM
  Thread: Hello
Post: Hello

My username is grah, I always struggle when it comes to thinking of a name so I chose randomly. I haven't been lurking this website for long as I just recently discovered it. I'm surprised I didn't fi...
grah 5 3,533 15-02-2019, 01:07 PM