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  Thread: First Time you used 'Linux' ?
Post: RE: First Time you used 'Linux' ?

For me it was 2010, I was at university and my Inatentive ADD would find Linux a great procrastination tool. I was already into "ricing" my windows desktop with .dll and other shell hacks, rainmeter w...
pfr GNU/Linux 115 79,820 03-04-2024, 11:08 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(28-11-2023, 01:20 AM)gmk Wrote: This is windowmaker on Ubuntu. [Image: https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/6...142697.png] Probably the most productive looking ubuntu setup I've seen in a whil...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,739 2,080,113 20-02-2024, 12:55 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(03-04-2022, 06:35 PM)Shrek Wrote: The WM is EMWM. It's a fork of MWM I found with EWMH enhancements. The same guy also made an image viewer and the Toolbox/session manager I'm using, plus a NEdit f...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,739 2,080,113 14-06-2023, 02:35 AM
  Thread: What font are you using now?
Post: RE: What font are you using now?

PragmataPro is the only font
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 113 99,857 13-06-2023, 10:52 PM
  Thread: wmutils tricks and tips
Post: RE: wmutils tricks and tips

Well here I am again, it's now 2023 and I have finally had a first attempt at a wmutils session. YAY! It works. I can launch windows with dmenu and move/resize/fullscreen using sxhkd bindings. I st...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 27 23,175 13-06-2023, 09:31 PM
  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

(16-06-2022, 09:57 PM)Seirdy Wrote: But honestly, the best simple password manager out there is probably kure. I've never heard of kure until now. Looks neat. I expecially like the 2FA functionality.
pfr Security & Cryptography 61 51,870 15-11-2022, 12:49 AM
  Thread: messaging app
Post: RE: messaging app

Cool and interesting thread to revive I use Signal fairly exclusively these days, as do most of my friends (and now family too!) I've always been interested in the various privacy focused (encrypte...
pfr Android & Iphone 21 39,672 14-09-2022, 01:15 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(17-04-2022, 11:19 PM)lxg00n Wrote: (23-07-2012, 06:44 AM)crshd Wrote: What a great way to start. StumpWM (patched) on Gentoo That's really nice! Are you using polybar? crshd hasn't been online i...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,739 2,080,113 24-07-2022, 10:52 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

That one was as easy as typing that into swisscows (which I know I said was against the rules but I really needed to know ok!) https://fauux.neocities.org/ Very cool page Dont think this ones been do...
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 91 35,365 02-05-2022, 09:52 AM
  Thread: Audio and music on Unix
Post: RE: Audio and music on Unix

So I just stumbled across fmui which is by the same guy who made Ueberzug. It is more than a few years old but it suits my needs perfectly.
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 25,121 02-03-2022, 09:07 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

Similar to TheAnachron a few posts above, I've been using some simple scripts to view and edit executables in my $PATH PHP Code:#!/bin/sh## ec < edit commandfile_path=$...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 134,709 25-02-2022, 12:30 AM
  Thread: Audio and music on Unix
Post: RE: Audio and music on Unix

(23-02-2022, 11:15 AM)seninha Wrote: https://i.postimg.cc/C06cy7KN/mpd.png Your mpd+mpc setup looks sweet! And like I've said before, your whole setup is sweet and I honestly think you should (or r...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 25,121 23-02-2022, 07:28 PM
  Thread: Audio and music on Unix
Post: RE: Audio and music on Unix

(23-02-2022, 02:45 AM)venam Wrote: I think it would also fit your scenario if you used the command line tool `mpc`. Thanks venam. I've used `mpc` and a bunch of other's that do relatively the same t...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 25,121 23-02-2022, 05:06 AM
  Thread: Audio and music on Unix
Post: RE: Audio and music on Unix

How about we revive this one. Lately I've been looking for a way to play local music files. Previously I've used many of the solutions mentioned earlier in this thread (mpd+mpc etc) however I am in...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 25,121 23-02-2022, 12:49 AM
  Thread: What do you use as a system monitor
Post: RE: What do you use as a system monitor

(12-02-2022, 09:36 PM)seninha Wrote: On my OpenBSD desktop Man, I love your desktop. Everytime I see it I'm intrigued. I wish you would just fork a distro or release a pre-configured live image. It'...
pfr Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 13 8,315 14-02-2022, 10:31 PM
  Thread: Launchers
Post: RE: Launchers

(22-03-2017, 12:23 PM)jkl Wrote: I use the terminal. Yeah, I was going to say "st" is my launcher. Although I do also use dmenu. I haven't bothered with any other launchers beause i have no need for...
pfr GNU/Linux 28 20,369 09-02-2022, 02:45 AM
  Thread: wmutils tricks and tips
Post: RE: wmutils tricks and tips

Ok, I've decided that 2022 is the year that I try wmutils. I'm fairly comfortable without a mouse these days as my wm of choice for the past 12 months has been sdorfehs which is a ratpoison clone. I'...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 27 23,175 08-02-2022, 10:04 PM
  Thread: What Do You Do for a Living
Post: RE: What Do You Do for a Living

(23-12-2021, 07:13 AM)venam Wrote: A lot of members work in different fields, some not even in tech-related field. This is me. I am a Social Worker and *nix is just a hobby/interest of mine. I have ...
pfr Off topic 6 6,175 08-02-2022, 09:33 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

I reckon mcol might like this one ;) I am actually quite liking this color scheme. I've based it off the default Helix editor which I've been using recently. [Image: https://codeberg.org/pfr/NetBSD...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,739 2,080,113 01-12-2021, 02:50 AM
  Thread: rm -i
Post: RE: rm -i

(21-11-2021, 12:48 PM)seninha Wrote: I (with the help of the #bash IRC channel) created this function that simulates GNU rm -I (the less-intrusive interactive functionality that GNU rm has). Just pu...
pfr BSD 8 7,521 26-11-2021, 01:27 AM
  Thread: rm -i
Post: RE: rm -i

(21-11-2021, 08:18 AM)venam Wrote: prepend it with "command"Perfect. Thank you! edit: better still, I'll just create another alias rmr="rm -r" and use that on directories instead.
pfr BSD 8 7,521 21-11-2021, 08:31 AM
  Thread: rm -i
Post: rm -i

Possibly a stupid question: I have 'rm' aliased to 'rm -i' which is not uncommon. However, I get frustrated when deleting large directories with 'rm -r' as the command 'rm -i -r' will ask me for conf...
pfr BSD 8 7,521 21-11-2021, 08:16 AM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

(19-11-2021, 03:34 AM)z3bra Wrote: Should be fixed now.Yep, thanks!
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 47 21,990 21-11-2021, 07:37 AM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

(04-11-2021, 06:22 AM)z3bra Wrote: It's just that the server wasn't registered to start on boot. This should be fixed now. I'm still not getting through. I get this: Code:comment    ...
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 47 21,990 18-11-2021, 08:58 PM
  Thread: Picking a new distribution
Post: RE: Picking a new distribution

(11-05-2021, 06:22 AM)TheAnachron Wrote: I'm using Void Linux because it's Arch Linux without systemd and with more stability.This statement is technically inaccurate and missleading. Void Linux is ...
pfr GNU/Linux 17 8,067 17-11-2021, 10:30 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(05-11-2021, 11:59 AM)seninha Wrote: I tried a light theme for a day. I like it!
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,739 2,080,113 08-11-2021, 07:11 PM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

Hey z3bra, is g.nixers.net down? I'm not getting through.
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 47 21,990 02-11-2021, 11:09 PM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

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.
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 91 35,365 30-09-2021, 01:53 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(28-09-2021, 10:20 PM)seninha Wrote: I really don't know how you two distinguish which window is the focused one without a border to highlight it. For me, borderless works for two reasons. Sdorfeh...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,739 2,080,113 29-09-2021, 12:24 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(24-09-2021, 11:31 AM)n0mad Wrote: A quick attempt to start using colors on the desktop I really like that palette. Looks comfy. I'm still rocking the same light them (by jcs). Dont think I'll go ...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,739 2,080,113 28-09-2021, 09:50 PM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

Well, I gave it my best shot. But I too found myself needing an X11 session at times. I didn't have the time to look into and set up GPM, and I never actually got Browsh installed on NetBSD. I used Ly...
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 8,057 01-07-2021, 09:40 PM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

Just goes to show, in today's world it would be near impossible to restrict yourself to a TTY permanently. Even now, I'm writing this from my work laptop which uses Win10. I'll log back onto the bri...
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 8,057 25-06-2021, 01:14 AM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

(24-06-2021, 02:23 AM)venam Wrote: browser such as browshDoes browsh have key binding for selecting links on a page? I thought you still used a mouse with browsh.
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 8,057 24-06-2021, 03:33 AM
  Thread: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"
Post: RE: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"

I use quite a few of these tbh. zoxide for one is awesome and I don't think I could like without it. I also use sd because I'm lazy and it works well. I also use bat & exa (but alias it to exa t...
pfr Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 30 29,464 22-06-2021, 10:50 PM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

I will do my best to actually use my computer daily through this week. It is not uncommon for me to not even open my laptop for days at a time, as is the life with a toddler. As previously mentioned...
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 8,057 22-06-2021, 09:41 PM
  Thread: Dmenu Scripts
Post: RE: Dmenu Scripts

(09-06-2021, 09:35 AM)phillbush Wrote: xmenu is more a desktop menu à la fvwm right-click menu, it's not a dmenu alternative. For dmenu, I have my own alternative called xprompt. My bad, I meant to...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 5 3,971 09-06-2021, 10:48 AM
  Thread: Dmenu Scripts
Post: Dmenu Scripts

While I acknowledge the following threads exist:Scripts-to-be-quick-and-efficient What-software-have-you-made-to-improve-your-workflow-or-rice? I still think there is a need for a dedicated thread ...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 5 3,971 09-06-2021, 03:38 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(09-06-2021, 01:01 AM)venam Wrote: (08-06-2021, 09:44 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: includes an upload option using something called fb which I cannot find.fb is paste.xinu tool, it's part of Arch Linux co...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 13,824 09-06-2021, 02:28 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(07-06-2021, 12:58 PM)Cyr4x3 Wrote: The dmenu screenshot script can be found over here: dmenu-scrot.sh (requires maim and xdotool). Also, the pb cli tool that i used is this one overhere, by xero. ...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 13,824 08-06-2021, 09:44 PM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(06-06-2021, 12:30 PM)Cyr4x3 Wrote: Here's my scrot for the compilation: https://0x0.st/-_JO.png Link to video: https://transfer.sh/u/workflow-compil-cyr4x3.webm Feel free to speed it up, as i hav...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 13,824 06-06-2021, 10:35 PM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(05-06-2021, 03:57 PM)TheAnachron Wrote: (05-06-2021, 10:07 AM)Ramiferous Wrote: My post is coming!!! hold up! screenshot vid Sorry for the slow typing.... I felt like I was under so much pressu...
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 13,824 06-06-2021, 12:01 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

My post is coming!!! hold up! screenshot vid Sorry for the slow typing.... I felt like I was under so much pressure, it was so weird!
pfr Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 13,824 05-06-2021, 10:07 AM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

I anticipate this to be a week without using my computer! Or at least, a week with less internet consumption. I want to try a week in the TTY. I am most often happy with 2, sometimes 3 terminals (tmux...
pfr Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 8,057 03-06-2021, 10:07 PM
  Thread: Idea for a "week of the vintage OS"
Post: RE: Idea for a "week of the vintage OS"

(31-05-2021, 09:55 AM)phillbush Wrote: 1985 would be too limiting. Maybe before 1995 or 1990? (I want to try some 90's window managers). I'm quite happy in TWM (1987) but it you wanna make it before...
pfr Old school stuff 14 8,775 31-05-2021, 09:54 PM
  Thread: Idea for a "week of the vintage OS"
Post: RE: Idea for a "week of the vintage OS"

I sometimes don't startx, if I just have to login and make some files edits to push to git. I only really need the X server running so I can use a browser. I'm in for week in the TTY. But seeing a I...
pfr Old school stuff 14 8,775 31-05-2021, 03:46 AM