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  Thread: Your top 10 commands
Post: RE: Your top 10 commands

Top Ten: sudo - nearly a third of the history vim - main editor, also used to view files when I want highlighting or folding apt-cache - searches for packages, or checking dependencies ls - alias ...
dionys Desktop Customization & Workflow 11 140 15-10-2021, 08:13 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

(30-09-2021, 01:53 AM)pfr Wrote: Might need a clue on this one. I've been trying to figure it out and my google-fu skills aren't turning anything up either. Clue: AGL ... it's a linux foundation pr...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,821 30-09-2021, 03:55 AM
  Thread: Command-line interface on GUI programs.
Post: RE: Command-line interface on GUI programs.

(24-06-2021, 08:12 PM)phillbush Wrote: The standard input and output have no use on most GUI applications. What do you think of a command-line interface (CLI) for GUI applications? Are CLI and GUI u...
dionys Programming On Unix 4 404 30-06-2021, 06:21 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

The TTY demystified [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/MZVn4FSj/Untitled.png]
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,821 04-06-2021, 08:53 AM
  Thread: Root user rc files
Post: RE: Root user rc files

(24-11-2020, 06:17 AM)z3bra Wrote: Other than that, I never connect as root. How about something to propagate X11 credentials to root? Maybe for remoting to a box and running something via sudo that...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 7 1,116 28-05-2021, 09:46 AM
  Thread: Keyboard input redirection in X?
Post: RE: Keyboard input redirection in X?

Stumbled over a nice discussion of keyboard input here: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions...utput-work
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 6 1,128 28-04-2021, 04:50 AM
  Thread: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?
Post: RE: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?

(24-11-2020, 10:11 AM)s0kx Wrote: I've been hearing some positive comments about http://www.netsurf-browser.org/.Cool project, I played around with it a little, good impressions ... I need to look i...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 9 1,352 26-11-2020, 06:31 AM
  Thread: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?
Post: RE: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?

There are some older threads on browsers: 2016 -- https://nixers.net/Thread-Best-web-browser 2014 -- https://nixers.net/Thread-Qt-web-browser 2013 -- https://nixers.net/Thread-Browser-screen-shots-th...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 9 1,352 24-11-2020, 09:51 AM
  Thread: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?
Post: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?

Which web browser gives the best compromise for a functional browser that doesn't consume all the memory and compute capacity on a modest laptop? What do you run and how satisfied are you with the se...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 9 1,352 24-11-2020, 09:46 AM
  Thread: Root user rc files
Post: RE: Root user rc files

I remember reading a blog somewhere where the guy advocated the opposite (i.e. tossing out the security model and running everything as root). Pretty sure it was this guy --> garyshood. From his t...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 7 1,116 24-11-2020, 05:22 AM
  Thread: Root user rc files
Post: RE: Root user rc files

One idea, discussed in a medium post here: Auto-comment history using PROMPT_COMMAND to avoid accidental execution of stored commands.
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 7 1,116 23-11-2020, 04:55 PM
  Thread: Root user rc files
Post: Root user rc files

By convention, the root account is for minimal necessary admin and shouldn't be used for work that can be done as a normal user. Some distros even disable root login by default in an attempt to hide p...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 7 1,116 23-11-2020, 09:53 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

I miss the 'zine aesthetics. Cool site: https://n-o-d-e.net/zine Next: [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/Z5hCXDs4/screenshot.jpg]
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,821 23-11-2020, 06:45 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Looks like it's here: http://txti.es under 'show more options'. Next: [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/sD4q5nq1/screenshot.jpg]
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,821 22-11-2020, 08:28 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programming Environment
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programmi...

Nice book, and very approachable. The little details covered in the first two chapters are still pretty relevant (and fun to play with). The hints at principles underlying the system design choices ar...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 44 6,252 21-11-2020, 12:39 PM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Fork bomb, fun stuff: https://explainshell.com Next: [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/K8P91LK7/screenshot.png]
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,821 20-11-2020, 09:24 PM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Nice one, s0kx --> https://wiby.me/submit/ Next: [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/Jzd3Wmwj/screenshot.jpg]
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,821 19-11-2020, 08:31 AM
  Thread: /etc/motd
Post: RE: /etc/motd

'/etc/motd': No such file or directory '/etc/init.d/motd': No such file or directory I have a shell script in /etc/update-motd.d/ that runs 'uname -snrvm' I'd like to have something with a little pe...
dionys Desktop Customization & Workflow 8 1,049 19-11-2020, 07:54 AM
  Thread: Keyboard input redirection in X?
Post: RE: Keyboard input redirection in X?

(17-11-2020, 04:31 PM)vain Wrote: Are you assuming that key events are filtered at runtime by the program that remaps them?I don't think so, at least not in most cases. But maybe it's better to be c...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 6 1,128 18-11-2020, 11:13 AM
  Thread: Keyboard input redirection in X?
Post: Keyboard input redirection in X?

*Which app will capture my input?* Various protocols are available under X to remap keys and alter response to key input (alt, ctrl, meta, et al.). Is there a clear way to understand what takes preced...
dionys Community & Forums Related Discussions 6 1,128 17-11-2020, 11:16 AM