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  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

(28-10-2018, 05:23 PM)Steph Wrote: Also. I have been trying to break into LaTeX and free myself from the chains of microsoft office once and for all, but am having trouble making the switch. WYSIWYG...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 140,458 04-11-2018, 01:48 PM
  Thread: This is me
Post: RE: This is me

(28-06-2018, 08:08 AM)sanlyx Wrote: ...which I find ridiculous and frustrating, for they do not give a damn about their rights (i.e. privacy) being violated in a daily-basis. [Image: https://imgs.xk...
rocx 11 6,334 07-07-2018, 11:22 PM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

(11-01-2018, 02:59 PM)Houseoftea Wrote: The allure of LaTeX to me is in the separation of text and formatting. Ha. Good one. It takes discipline to actually separate those concerns even in somethi...
rocx GNU/Linux 32 25,098 11-01-2018, 03:16 PM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

Turbo late, but... LibreOffice sounds like it would have easily checked off most of your troubles. It has a command line switch to convert documents to PDF and some basic support for DOC(X)/XLS(X)/PP...
rocx GNU/Linux 32 25,098 11-01-2018, 01:30 AM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

(04-01-2018, 08:40 PM)Houseoftea Wrote: I should have bought a thinkpad. got a thinkpad, can confirm you should of had. not to mention potentially a lot cheaper than a macbook. hope is not lost on y...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 140,458 05-01-2018, 02:04 AM
  Thread: Howdy
Post: RE: Howdy

(09-11-2017, 08:15 PM)TeddyDD Wrote: Thanks :) I don't know any other art student using Linux too (except my younger brother). It might be hard for artist to use Linux since lack of software like P...
rocx 11 7,429 09-11-2017, 09:22 PM
  Thread: A Nixers Internet Badge
Post: RE: A Nixers Internet Badge

(01-11-2017, 01:05 PM)resk Wrote: lol, do you mean that this looks like an anus or that the persons on the forum are assholes? It's been dubbed "the butthole logo" long ago for a reason. "E Pluribus...
rocx Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 21 13,519 02-11-2017, 08:04 PM
  Thread: What font are you using now?
Post: RE: What font are you using now?

Code:(defcustom rocx-default-font   "Go Mono-10:hintstyle=3:autohint=true:lcdfilter=3"   "Default frame font.") It's almost blatantly Luxi Mono (on the right, both B&H faces) s...
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 100 73,189 22-09-2017, 04:01 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(07-09-2017, 08:25 AM)venam Wrote: here's a new simple riddle to kick this back alive: Quote:I am a filesystem, though non existent on disk I am supported by many Unix-like OS, one in particular add...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 07-09-2017, 10:46 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation #2
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation #2

What the z3bu said.
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 16 12,717 19-06-2017, 05:42 PM
  Thread: People complaining about your tiny font
Post: RE: People complaining about your tiny font

(02-06-2017, 07:15 AM)kerunaru Wrote: Other subject are why I use VIM or why I use git on terminal and several others. Everyone else Wrote:Why can't you act like a normal person and use what we do? ...
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 21 13,512 09-06-2017, 05:03 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Found my summer wallpaper. [Image: https://u.teknik.io/ylgPh.png]
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,723 1,185,515 08-06-2017, 08:46 AM
  Thread: cd script
Post: RE: cd script

(04-05-2017, 12:08 AM)venam Wrote: So you should check the manual for your shell instead. The only shells they don't seem available in are the Korn shells (MirOS and regular). Otherwise it's in the ...
rocx 6 5,458 04-05-2017, 12:46 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

(25-04-2017, 06:11 AM)z3bra Wrote: It took me a few weeks to assimilate the readline basic moves (M-f, M-b, ...) but it is definitely worth it! Yesssss... Goooood... Glad you're finally starting to ...
rocx BSD 89 50,517 25-04-2017, 03:27 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

bash(1) because I'm to lazy to chsh(1) to anything else.
rocx BSD 89 50,517 23-04-2017, 11:33 AM
  Thread: Stance on programming languages
Post: RE: Stance on programming languages

How dare you question the all-powerful Lisp!
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 20 15,393 07-04-2017, 11:07 PM
  Thread: Workflow Webcast
Post: RE: Workflow Webcast

(01-04-2017, 01:34 PM)venam Wrote: ...which is not that bad after you get used to it. Exactly what someone in denial would sound like.
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 20,040 01-04-2017, 05:39 PM
  Thread: Best IRC client: Textual
Post: RE: Best IRC client: Textual

(22-03-2017, 04:50 AM)Pieces Of Quiet Wrote: Emacs with circe is the best IRC client ERC would still like to have a word with you.
rocx OS X 12 13,135 22-03-2017, 12:30 PM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

= snip = IOU apologies for implying I was actually K-lined.
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 64,549 19-03-2017, 12:23 AM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

Dear UNIX Diary, Speaking of pass, I finally got email working. Never had any luck using OfflineIMAP. Trying isync grabbed me the wonders. Where does password-store come into play? Exactly what I was...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 140,458 15-03-2017, 07:07 PM
  Thread: Your personal (programming) hero
Post: RE: Your personal (programming) hero

(27-02-2017, 02:55 PM)pranomostro Wrote: Politically or technologically? Culinary aspects.
rocx Old school stuff 14 10,812 27-02-2017, 04:20 PM
  Thread: Keeping a system lean
Post: RE: Keeping a system lean

(22-02-2017, 08:49 PM)robotchaos Wrote: suggested alternative? Any of the mainstream BSD operating systems would do better. FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, almost literally anything BSD. It's more... unif...
rocx GNU/Linux 13 10,069 22-02-2017, 10:02 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

Dear UNIX Diary, Never thought I'd say this, but sometimes the ability to use lookaheads in regular expressions would be nice. If there's one field that Emacs could use work in, it would be the regex...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 140,458 18-02-2017, 02:17 AM
  Thread: Using different editors for configuration and actual development...
Post: RE: Using different editors for configuration and ...

Emacs shoulders 99% of my text-editing needs and then some. "And then some" because I haven't written a line of code in a long time outside of prose, so ERC, Magit, pass, Calc, Woman, and a butt-ton o...
rocx Programming On Unix 32 21,649 05-01-2017, 09:15 PM
  Thread: Happy new year 2017 !!
Post: RE: Happy new year 2017 !!

My resolutions would be to write a story of some sort. Maybe not a comic since I'm not up for that kind of commitment. Perhaps get it self-published and sold somewhere on-line. What about a small stic...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 12 7,474 03-01-2017, 01:33 AM
  Thread: hello guys
Post: RE: hello guys

Welcome to the Nixers' bulletin board. Leave your soul at the door and wipe your feet before entering.
rocx 7 4,097 02-01-2017, 07:12 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Learning some assembly, tinkering with the Atari 2600 VCS. Browsing through the Stella programmer's guide and picking up some knowledge of the 6502 operations helped me understand what was going on. O...
rocx Programming On Unix 401 205,434 27-12-2016, 06:09 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter

(11-12-2016, 10:48 PM)albertocg Wrote: (11-12-2016, 10:20 PM)rocx Wrote: (11-12-2016, 09:14 PM)strang3quark Wrote: What about "distributing" the newsletter in RSS format? +1 to the RSS feed idea...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 40 25,637 11-12-2016, 11:07 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter

(11-12-2016, 09:14 PM)strang3quark Wrote: What about "distributing" the newsletter in RSS format? +1 to the RSS feed idea. The specs are pretty simple minus the fact it's XML-based.
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 40 25,637 11-12-2016, 10:20 PM
  Thread: What WM should I use?
Post: RE: What WM should I use?

cwm. It's kinda extensible, it's pretty keyboard-oriented, and it's also kind of mouse-functional if you find ourself with your hand on the ball or the squeaker. The only con I know if is if you want ...
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 13 10,295 11-12-2016, 10:16 PM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Fixing the forums

(08-12-2016, 01:27 PM)venam Wrote: (08-12-2016, 01:21 PM)rocx Wrote: Not that frequently. It took me a while to find it again if I did need it.Does that also accounts for the Members list, the sta...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 51,614 08-12-2016, 01:50 PM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Fixing the forums

(08-12-2016, 01:10 PM)venam Wrote: (08-12-2016, 01:08 PM)rocx Wrote: Doesn't really help when the user control panel is on the bottom, personally.Was the user panel used that frequently? Not that ...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 51,614 08-12-2016, 01:21 PM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Fixing the forums

Doesn't really help when the user control panel is on the bottom, personally. I liked the old way better. If you want the activities there, how about trying community-related stuff on a new line and t...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 51,614 08-12-2016, 01:08 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter - Ideas

https://nixers.net/showthread.php?tid=1860
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 40 25,637 04-12-2016, 02:49 PM
  Thread: Well, hello.
Post: RE: Well, hello.

(03-12-2016, 04:25 PM)hadmatter Wrote: c) Okay, what do I need to know so I can monitor my network traffic to be able to see if anyone or anything is attempting anything dirty on my network. https:/...
rocx 9 6,137 03-12-2016, 06:02 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(06-11-2016, 11:35 AM)jkl Wrote: 1. Size. I already have SBCL installed, there is no reason to bake its runtime into a separate executable. FASL files are executable in the that once they're compile...
rocx Programming On Unix 401 205,434 06-11-2016, 12:32 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(06-11-2016, 12:44 AM)jkl Wrote: My Web-to-RSS parser comes with a simple web interface now, written in pure Common Lisp (no HTML, no JavaScript, no CSS). Awesome. Another thing I can look at to lea...
rocx Programming On Unix 401 205,434 06-11-2016, 01:35 AM
  Thread: salvete, omnes
Post: RE: salvete, omnes

(14-10-2016, 06:14 PM)dsplayer14 Wrote: do you seriously use the vocative case u plebian SEIG GRAMMAR! Now gimme a heil five!
rocx 17 10,199 14-10-2016, 06:49 PM
  Thread: Greetings
Post: RE: Greetings

(10-10-2016, 06:04 PM)mrtn Wrote: Hi guys, after lurking for a while, i decided to create an account. You've come to the right place. Welcome to the club.
rocx 9 4,948 10-10-2016, 06:15 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(26-09-2016, 03:53 PM)Tmplt Wrote: I might start on a project I've had in mind for a few weeks: a program that takes a DOI, ISBN, title or something related as an argument, finds the ebook (epub, pd...
rocx Programming On Unix 401 205,434 26-09-2016, 04:04 PM
  Thread: IRC motd
Post: RE: IRC motd

The fonts everywhere else kind of ruin this one but it works on (some) monospace faces. [Image: https://my.mixtape.moe/dshssg.png] Code:⠰⠶          ...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 3,214 16-09-2016, 10:54 AM
  Thread: Verifying accounts
Post: RE: Verifying accounts

By posting this message, I don't even need to tell you that I am rocx. Q.E.D.
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 6 4,784 15-09-2016, 07:21 PM
  Thread: Truly Understanding the "Unix Philosophy"
Post: RE: Truly Understanding the "Unix Philosophy"

(13-09-2016, 03:43 PM)jkl Wrote: It amazes me that so many people who like the Unix philosophy decided to use Linux instead of an actual Unix, regardless of Linux's tendency to become a bloated mono...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 25 21,200 13-09-2016, 08:18 PM
  Thread: Truly Understanding the "Unix Philosophy"
Post: RE: Truly Understanding the "Unix Philosophy"

(11-09-2016, 08:29 AM)pranomostro Wrote: Never implement a feature twice is exactly what having one single command for it is about. But yet there are many different tools that can more or less do th...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 25 21,200 11-09-2016, 04:07 PM
  Thread: Truly Understanding the "Unix Philosophy"
Post: Truly Understanding the "Unix Philosophy"

When I first joined up with the Nixers, I was a plain Ubuntu user who enjoyed what GNOME 3 brought to the table. Eventually I got converted into using stranger and more minimalist concepts, such as do...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 25 21,200 11-09-2016, 02:02 AM