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  Thread: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"
Post: RE: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"

(17-06-2021, 01:56 AM)venam Wrote: What's your take on those, do you recommend any of the tools listed, do you have one installed? Out of all of the tools listed there I have only tried jq and tbh I...
s0kx Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 30 10,995 17-06-2021, 03:11 AM
  Thread: What is your coding style?
Post: RE: What is your coding style?

I'd say I agree with pretty much everything said so far. Here are a few of my own for interpreted languages, which I probably should write down somewhere:Don't call other turing complete languages whe...
s0kx Programming On Unix 9 382 26-05-2021, 02:34 AM
  Thread: Your dream project
Post: RE: Your dream project

Speaking of pseudo-device drivers on irc reminded me that I'd really really like to have plan9's /dev/snarf on *nix, because it so easy to work with, just read from or write to this single file for al...
s0kx Programming On Unix 25 9,879 24-05-2021, 03:09 PM
  Thread: Uxn virtual machine
Post: Uxn virtual machine

I'd like to share a project I've been following for the past few months, because I'm sure atleast some of you might also find it interesting. This quote from the main website sums it up pretty well: ...
s0kx Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 1 186 22-05-2021, 04:37 AM
  Thread: Unix memes
Post: RE: Unix memes

I clearly have way too much free time [Image: https://envs.sh/49.png] [Image: https://envs.sh/4G.png]
s0kx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 24 10,485 10-05-2021, 03:26 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

Bought myself a small whiteboard the other day. It's really nice to be able to e.g. write quick math equations without wasting a ton of paper. Of course a drawing tablet would also work, but I think i...
s0kx Desktop Customization & Workflow 155 66,678 10-05-2021, 02:27 AM
  Thread: Unix memes
Post: RE: Unix memes

Please forgive me for this... [Image: https://envs.sh/RE.png]
s0kx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 24 10,485 06-05-2021, 04:12 AM
  Thread: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge
Post: RE: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge

phillbush, did you ever find a proper solution to your problem? Also if anyone can come up with a new challenge, please post it here :)
s0kx Programming On Unix 15 691 01-05-2021, 04:56 AM
  Thread: Interim OS
Post: RE: Interim OS

(23-04-2021, 01:32 AM)Ramiferous Wrote: I would totally buy one if they went into production The project is from the same creator as https://mntre.com/reform/ and I think he/she doesn't have much ti...
s0kx Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 4 381 23-04-2021, 04:27 AM
  Thread: Interim OS
Post: RE: Interim OS

I've seen this before and it's a really interesting project. I would love to try it on my rpi2, but currently keyboard only works over UART sadly :(
s0kx Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 4 381 23-04-2021, 12:52 AM
  Thread: Unix memes
Post: RE: Unix memes

[Image: https://u.cubeupload.com/zani/Evk3PpEXYAU7OS.png]
s0kx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 24 10,485 22-04-2021, 07:51 AM
  Thread: gkh vs umn, or: what IS human research, anyways?
Post: RE: gkh vs umn, or: what IS human research, anyway...

Quote:we will have to report this, AGAIN, to your university vs Quote:We take this situation extremely seriously. We have immediately suspended this line of research. Just a slight contradiction he...
s0kx GNU/Linux 5 384 22-04-2021, 02:28 AM
  Thread: The Hosting Thread
Post: RE: The Hosting Thread

I got 100€ worth of free azure credits thanks to my school, but I'm saving those for later.. On a more personal note, I've been thinking of getting a chepo vps for a while now, so I'm looking forward...
s0kx Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 9 572 20-04-2021, 03:36 PM
  Thread: Tiling Wallpapers.
Post: RE: Tiling Wallpapers.

(19-04-2021, 11:30 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: Can someone please tell me how to set the root background using .xpm tiles? With xsetroot -bitmap, which most likely is already installed on your system. See ...
s0kx Desktop Customization & Workflow 60 33,770 20-04-2021, 02:42 AM
  Thread: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge
Post: RE: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge

(15-04-2021, 09:32 PM)phillbush Wrote: Another challenge, if you don't mind.Yes please! (15-04-2021, 09:32 PM)phillbush Wrote: what if $HOME contains a comma? Real men don't use sed! (ಠ_ಠ) Co...
s0kx Programming On Unix 15 691 16-04-2021, 02:50 AM
  Thread: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge
Post: RE: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge

(12-04-2021, 10:49 AM)movq Wrote: Is it valid to print `test/foo`? Or should it be just `foo`? The latter opens another can of worms.Well since we're only printing files from a single directory, wou...
s0kx Programming On Unix 15 691 12-04-2021, 01:31 PM
  Thread: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge
Post: RE: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge

Came up with something really horrible looking before remembering that wsl of course uses bash, which makes me disqualifed. Like mort's example, this also breaks with empty directories. I will certain...
s0kx Programming On Unix 15 691 12-04-2021, 11:47 AM
  Thread: Tiling Wallpapers.
Post: RE: Tiling Wallpapers.

(09-04-2021, 06:38 AM)mcol Wrote: didn't know what "Lain" was, checked wikipedia. Found my next anime, very nice. Oh boy, you're in for a treat!
s0kx Desktop Customization & Workflow 60 33,770 10-04-2021, 03:02 AM
  Thread: Favourite Scripting Languages
Post: RE: Favourite Scripting Languages

I tend to go with whatever my system comes with, or sometimes python when it seems more appropriate for the task. I've taken a small powershell class few years ago, but I don't really remember much fr...
s0kx Programming On Unix 13 735 24-03-2021, 02:25 PM
  Thread: ffmpeg script to convert files
Post: RE: ffmpeg script to convert files

Hi Ramiferous! I haven't actually played with ffmpeg before, but I'll assume that the command you provided is correct. This would be my solution to your problem: Code:#!/bin/bash for i in *.{mkv,webm...
s0kx Programming On Unix 6 335 15-03-2021, 03:00 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

https://angusnicneven.com/ This one's a little less ominous: [Image: https://envs.sh/nm.PNG]
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 60 5,629 15-02-2021, 03:36 AM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord

Yeah it sure was, couldn't even get part B with the time I had available yesturday :P Today's puzzle was much more interesting.
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 1,131 08-12-2020, 04:37 PM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord

Another update since 24 hours has passed and I'm bored. Code:1) 75 points phillbush 2) 62 points s0kx 3) 54 points neeasade 4) 42 points eyenx 5) 14 points (anonymous user #1003619) 6)  6 p...
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 1,131 07-12-2020, 12:26 PM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord

(07-12-2020, 07:09 AM)eye Wrote: How exactly are the points calculated? I guess our leaderboard is using this: Quote: - Local Score, which awards users on this leaderboard points much like the glob...
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 1,131 07-12-2020, 08:48 AM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord

It's been almost 24h so I guess we should update this thread! Code:1) 43 points  phillbush 2) 36 points  neeasade 3) 35 points  s0kx 4) 24 points  eyenx 5)&nb...
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 1,131 06-12-2020, 11:29 AM
  Thread: I want to explain you about pandemiuc
Post: RE: I want to explain you about pandemiuc

[Image: https://envs.sh/St.png]
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 618 03-12-2020, 11:55 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

You left just the right amount of text in the picture ;) http://www.coderholic.com/pyradio/ Neeeeeeeext: [Image: https://envs.sh/SD.png]
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 60 5,629 27-11-2020, 03:05 PM
  Thread: You worst moment on a Unix system
Post: RE: You worst moment on a Unix system

Earlier today I managed to accidentally create a file name * in a directory with other files. I almost ran Code:rm * in said directory, only to stop at the very last second. Phew, that was a close cal...
s0kx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 22 6,540 24-11-2020, 12:21 PM
  Thread: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?
Post: RE: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?

I've been hearing some positive comments about http://www.netsurf-browser.org/, but I have never tried it. As for me personally, I've been using firefox for as long as I can remember.
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 9 932 24-11-2020, 10:11 AM
  Thread: Are you a member of any ~tilde's
Post: RE: Are you a member of any ~tilde's

(24-11-2020, 04:12 AM)eye Wrote: What can you do with such an account? - Depending on the tilde, you can freely host websites, gopher, git, email, irc bots & bouncers - Build group projects - So...
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 1,496 24-11-2020, 05:06 AM
  Thread: Are you a member of any ~tilde's
Post: RE: Are you a member of any ~tilde's

I'm also on tilde.town for the same reasons as twee. I had an account on tilde.black, but somehow managed to lose the password. Not really sure why they even need an extra password, aren't ssh keys en...
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 1,496 24-11-2020, 02:34 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Trying to turn mbox files into clean html with python. Code is still pretty messy, but the design is starting to look okay I think.. [Image: https://envs.sh/0f.png] Not sure if I'm going to finish t...
s0kx Programming On Unix 348 129,376 23-11-2020, 01:20 PM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

https://stop-irc-bullying.info/stop Next up: [Image: https://envs.sh/0o.png]
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 60 5,629 22-11-2020, 06:09 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programming Environment
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programmi...

(21-11-2020, 12:55 PM)phillbush Wrote: 'm thinking on replacing mutt(1) with mail(1)/mailx(1), but i don't really like the ed(1) interface of those utilities.I actually set up classic mail(1) with f...
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 44 4,280 21-11-2020, 01:15 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programming Environment
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programmi...

Alright, phillbush and venam covered pretty much all the important parts, but here are some quick notes from me: Funny how some commands such as ls(1) and cat(1) are just as popular these days, while...
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 44 4,280 21-11-2020, 11:40 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(21-11-2020, 08:24 AM)jkl Wrote: The runtime (web browser) alone is larger than some drawing applications though.Yeah I know, hence the phrase "smallest web app.." and not "smallest office suite" li...
s0kx Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 846,703 21-11-2020, 10:38 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(20-11-2020, 06:06 PM)zge Wrote: What's that link?It's the world's smallest web app for drawing, see: https://github.com/zserge/awfice
s0kx Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 846,703 21-11-2020, 02:32 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

I guess it's time for a new screenshot from me as well. Please enjoy: [Image: https://envs.sh/01.png]
s0kx Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 846,703 20-11-2020, 10:33 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Oh cool, do you have an account on tilde.pink?
s0kx Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 846,703 20-11-2020, 06:49 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

https://acme.com/software/xantfarm/ What a great timing to check the forums, only two minutes after your post :P Nevermind, phillbush was faster. Lucky for me, I also know his site! https://cyber.d...
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 60 5,629 17-11-2020, 01:18 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programming Environment
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #1: The UNIX Programmi...

Great book to add to my digital collection! Hopefully I can find the time to follow along. (15-11-2020, 07:36 AM)Dworin Wrote: I found out I didn't even have ed installed.How dare you! o_0
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 44 4,280 15-11-2020, 09:34 AM
  Thread: File extensions
Post: RE: File extensions

No extensions on scripts or "special" files for me as well. A good example of taking advantage of extensions is Code:convert *.png -rotate 270 report.pdfwhich I have to use regulary to make a pdf repo...
s0kx Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 17 1,214 14-11-2020, 06:35 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Good one! https://www.oracle.com/solaris/solaris11/ Shouldn't be too hard: [Image: https://envs.sh/0T.PNG]
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 60 5,629 12-11-2020, 06:40 AM
  Thread: Your PROMPT
Post: RE: Your PROMPT

Wrong OS at the moment, but here's my boring wsl prompt: [Image: https://envs.sh/0n.PNG]
s0kx Desktop Customization & Workflow 49 18,554 11-11-2020, 09:11 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Never heard of it, but looks interesting. https://beets.io/ If I write a letter and mail it to someone I love, someone I love may write a letter to me. [Image: https://envs.sh/0W.PNG]
s0kx Community & Forums Related Discussions 60 5,629 09-11-2020, 01:38 PM