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  Thread: RSS feeds
Post: RE: RSS feeds

Love them, will use them whenever possible as an alternative to following people on YouTube/Twitter/podcasting platforms. Newsboat (and the built-in podboat) are terminal-based and easy to use once yo...
Saos The WWW 21 7,547 24-06-2020, 07:00 PM
  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 ...

Going on a walk is good. Also, scotch.
Saos Off topic 10 5,650 13-08-2019, 10:56 PM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

+1 for Automate the Boring Stuff. Technical: The C Programming Language. Doesn't get better than that. Non-technical: The Count of Monte Cristo.
Saos Off topic 28 14,528 29-06-2019, 01:54 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

Simply put, tmux. I don't know why it took me so long to try out. Now having so many dwm tags seems pointless.
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 92,745 29-06-2019, 01:43 PM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

I owe a lot of what I know about computing to this forum, honestly. I probably would have never heard of BSD had it not been for the people here who were on HF back in the day (Mafia, Amzo, Beastie, e...
Saos 8 4,232 24-06-2019, 10:11 AM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

Ah, I remember unixhub. I'm also revisiting, seeing some old faces.
Saos 8 4,232 24-06-2019, 09:59 AM
  Thread: Learning to program
Post: RE: Learning to program

(20-06-2014, 03:12 AM)yrmt Wrote: Read books and or take a computer science course. In other words, read books. None of my intro CS classes did anything for me.
Saos Programming On Unix 9 6,504 20-06-2014, 09:12 AM
  Thread: Show us your first scrots!
Post: RE: Show us your first scrots!

(19-06-2014, 01:03 PM)jmbi Wrote: If I remember correctly he actually decided to become mildly schizophrenic, he made an imaginary friend and took it pretty seriously for awhile while he worked on A...
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 62 36,289 19-06-2014, 03:06 PM
  Thread: Show us your first scrots!
Post: RE: Show us your first scrots!

(19-06-2014, 02:00 AM)venam Wrote: Amzo always used to talk to himself on IRC. Ramblings of a mad genius.
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 62 36,289 19-06-2014, 09:10 AM
  Thread: Show us your first scrots!
Post: RE: Show us your first scrots!

That's really not a bad way of doing things. Saves time I bet.
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 62 36,289 18-06-2014, 05:24 PM
  Thread: Show us your first scrots!
Post: RE: Show us your first scrots!

awesomewm on Arch circa mid-2012. Translucent terminals are cool man. [Image: http://i.imgur.com/OYLmZ5k.jpg]
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 62 36,289 18-06-2014, 04:20 PM
  Thread: pass the standard unix password manager
Post: RE: pass the standard unix password manager

This is interesting looking. Thanks for sharing.
Saos GNU/Linux 1 2,192 17-06-2014, 11:49 AM
  Thread: Hello fellow nixers
Post: RE: Hello fellow nixers

#! is a great place to start. A lot of people actually never switch off of it because they like it so much.
Saos 5 3,292 16-06-2014, 09:32 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Need to rice that up.
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,720 1,064,614 07-06-2014, 01:17 PM
  Thread: Raspberry Pi <3
Post: RE: Raspberry Pi <3

I had no idea that was even a thing. I know what I'm doing this weekend.
Saos Other Embedded Platforms and Hardware Hacking 63 42,224 17-05-2014, 12:58 AM
  Thread: Security+
Post: RE: Security+

Sounds like something similar to one of the things I used. It had practice stuff in it. Free online practice tests help a ton because you run into things that you haven't covered yet. Also, have a goo...
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 10-05-2014, 01:31 PM
  Thread: Security+
Post: RE: Security+

No practice tests or virtual labs? That's like reading a programming book and expecting to be a developer when you finish.
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 10-05-2014, 11:03 AM
  Thread: Security+
Post: RE: Security+

Maybe in the far off future. Depends how deep I want to go with it. If CEH doesn't satisfy me, I'll consider it. For now, I'm probably just going to get as many easy certs as I can for my resume's sak...
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 09-05-2014, 09:29 PM
  Thread: 2bwm / alt wm on OSX?
Post: RE: 2bwm / alt wm on OSX?

I'd actually like to know more about this as well, seeing as I may have to buy an MBP in the near future...
Saos OS X 8 7,943 09-05-2014, 09:19 PM
  Thread: Security+
Post: RE: Security+

OSCP looks intense as hell.
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 08-05-2014, 07:10 PM
  Thread: Security+
Post: RE: Security+

I figured CEH wouldn't be sufficient for much. I'm only going to get it because my job pays for it, just like Sec+.
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 06-05-2014, 12:49 PM
  Thread: Security+
Post: RE: Security+

I don't have A+ or Network+. I don't feel like I would need them for anything other than proof of my knowledge on paper. They're considered less advanced than Sec+ so...
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 04-05-2014, 02:07 AM
  Thread: Security+
Post: RE: Security+

It's required for my job, and they pay for it. So that's why I got it initially. I do some sysadmin work. From here I'll probably go for CEH, Linux+, or something in that area.
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 27-04-2014, 12:46 AM
  Thread: Security+
Post: RE: Security+

Thanks! Every question was situational. There were simulations of changing server/firewall configurations, all sorts of attacks, etc. I wasn't able to breeze through like I thought I would be.
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 26-04-2014, 10:09 AM
  Thread: Security+
Post: Security+

I passed my certification test on Monday and I'm excited. Just thought I would post about it because I don't think I know anyone else who understands what it is/might care.
Saos Security & Cryptography 19 9,629 23-04-2014, 06:12 PM
  Thread: What Apps?
Post: RE: What Apps?

(05-04-2014, 05:36 AM)darklight Wrote: I suggest you don't use firefox but chromium instead, firefox has some issues with image rendering on all the BSDs, in the worst cases it freezes the whole Xor...
Saos BSD 12 7,536 05-04-2014, 11:44 AM
  Thread: What Apps?
Post: RE: What Apps?

If you already plan on using Google Drive for cloud storage, why not just use Docs for word processing?
Saos BSD 12 7,536 03-04-2014, 03:49 PM
  Thread: NIXERS Forums Favicon
Post: RE: NIXERS Forums Favicon

Feel free to suggest changes. [Image: http://i.imgur.com/RgPkhUY.jpg] - Dark BG, light font [Image: http://i.imgur.com/NQ5piET.png] - Light BG, dark font [Image: http://i.imgur.com/VvFNiQE.png] - Tr...
Saos Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 10 7,604 03-04-2014, 12:35 PM
  Thread: What Apps?
Post: RE: What Apps?

Everything berk said. Also, if Vim becomes daunting, check these out: http://vim-adventures.com/ http://www.openvim.com/tutorial.html
Saos BSD 12 7,536 03-04-2014, 12:24 PM
  Thread: NIXERS Forums Favicon
Post: RE: NIXERS Forums Favicon

I was thinking the same thing at first, but I thought it was too close to CrunchBang.
Saos Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 10 7,604 02-04-2014, 11:01 PM
  Thread: NIXERS Forums Favicon
Post: RE: NIXERS Forums Favicon

I'll do this when I have a second. Do you have any preferences?
Saos Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 10 7,604 01-04-2014, 01:20 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Back to Openbox temporarily. [Image: http://i.imgur.com/kclItvz.png]
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,720 1,064,614 31-03-2014, 05:22 PM
  Thread: Do your parents use Nix?
Post: RE: Do your parents use Nix?

Father uses Windows 7 because he's always used Windows. He also writes massive (and I mean massive) spreadsheets in Excel, so he needs it. He's actually asked me before if I just use *nix to be edgy. ...
Saos Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 21 12,129 30-03-2014, 04:58 PM
  Thread: Favorite text editor?
Post: RE: Favorite text editor?

(30-03-2014, 03:04 PM)Gen Wrote: Hmm, I've only gotten introduced to programming last summer, and since then I've been using sublime text. It's quite wonderful, and has the option to introduce the ...
Saos BSD 85 52,303 30-03-2014, 03:16 PM
  Thread: A **Nixers** Collaborative Distro?
Post: RE: A UnixHub Collaborative Distro?

I'm really looking forward to this in terms of learning how an OS is really built. I don't know how much I'll be able to contribute in that area, but like I've said before, I did splash screens and lo...
Saos GNU/Linux 88 44,612 30-03-2014, 03:14 PM
  Thread: Just wanted to say Hi
Post: RE: Just wanted to say Hi

Welcome! I actually hadn't ever heard of Manjaro. Arch base is interesting.
Saos 4 2,715 29-03-2014, 02:39 PM
  Thread: Where to go from here?
Post: RE: Where to go from here?

A complete guide would be cool. "Nixers Ricing 101" or something. This would be an awesome starting point. Even the Arch Wiki doesn't go that far in depth.
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 11 7,420 28-03-2014, 09:54 AM
  Thread: Where to go from here?
Post: RE: Where to go from here?

(28-03-2014, 08:49 AM)z3bra Wrote: check this out :) You're a saint.
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 11 7,420 28-03-2014, 09:26 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Thanks. 2bwm, sorry. Added it.
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,720 1,064,614 27-03-2014, 07:32 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Still new to this ricing business. Very sloppy 2bwm. [Image: http://i.imgur.com/PVkRmKX.png]
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,720 1,064,614 27-03-2014, 06:59 PM
  Thread: Nixers sourced tiling web browser
Post: RE: Nixers sourced tiling web browser

I definitely think it's a cool idea. If not that, some sort of plugin for xombrero, which I know several people use since its so light. It makes sense that it could follow the Vim philosophy in splitt...
Saos Off topic 6 5,436 27-03-2014, 02:20 PM
  Thread: Nixers sourced tiling web browser
Post: RE: Nixers sourced tiling web browser

Like this? https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox...tile-tabs/ Of course this is an addon, not a full-blown browser like you're proposing.
Saos Off topic 6 5,436 27-03-2014, 02:02 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(10-03-2014, 07:12 AM)Mafia Wrote: [Image: https://paste.xinu.at/f28aJa/] Shower me with your hate! My purple rains supreme! Dat composite.
Saos Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,720 1,064,614 10-03-2014, 10:25 PM
  Thread: Compton Composite on OpenBSD Howto
Post: RE: Compton Composite on OpenBSD Howto

Nice! Glad you got it working.
Saos BSD 5 7,371 05-03-2014, 11:31 AM
  Thread: OpenBSD and NetBSD kernel fonts and colors.
Post: RE: OpenBSD and NetBSD kernel fonts and colors.

(04-03-2014, 09:44 PM)cyberpunkz Wrote: yeah i know , i'm toying around with the source, but gah i'm not having a good time here dude. the thing is xcompmgr would be good if it gave me shadow openb...
Saos BSD 17 27,317 05-03-2014, 01:13 AM