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  Thread: FOSDEM 2019
Post: RE: FOSDEM 2019

https://fosdem.org/2019/schedule/event/d...factoring/ looks good -- won't be able to make it though. :/
gaak Community & Forums Related Discussions 8 4,769 21-01-2019, 10:05 PM
  Thread: Cheat Sheets and Reference Cards
Post: RE: Cheat Sheets and Reference Cards

Keeping history also helps with this; either via an unlimited shell history + ctrl-r, or using your editor to drive your shell. Another thing that helps is to write a paper and try to make sense of ...
gaak Programming On Unix 4 3,465 21-01-2019, 09:48 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

(06-11-2018, 09:06 AM)pranomostro Wrote: Dear UNIX diary, I really wanted to like plain TeX, but it does not even have listings built into it Code:\overfullrule=0pt     ...
gaak Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 132,079 14-01-2019, 09:47 PM
  Thread: The new promise I made to myself
Post: RE: The new promise I made to myself

(12-01-2019, 06:02 AM)z3bra Wrote: * One email for online account, one for mails: login@ / z3bra@ * One email per service name: amazon@, nixers@, suckless@ * One email per service type: shop@, forum...
gaak Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 17 15,533 14-01-2019, 09:30 PM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

yeah, Dune is a weird mix of Satire and Noble Savage -- fairly on the ball geopolitically though. Ender's Game is a well-constructed Tragedy: we think Ender's going up, but in reality he's going down...
gaak Off topic 28 15,010 08-01-2019, 10:08 PM
  Thread: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"
Post: RE: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"

(08-09-2018, 08:05 PM)z3bra Wrote: Code:addkeystoagent yes forwardagent yes The agent forwarded on the remote box now has access to all your keys -- i.e. some other root user on one of your work box...
gaak Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 30 18,901 07-01-2019, 09:20 AM
  Thread: You are in an open field west of a big white house...
Post: RE: You are in an open field west of a big white h...

(04-01-2019, 11:46 AM)Dworin Wrote: Admittedly, I just have a bog standard desktop but I have totally no problems with systemd on my arch system. The less that's in-flight on a box, the easier it is...
gaak 8 4,824 04-01-2019, 01:13 PM
  Thread: You are in an open field west of a big white house...
Post: RE: You are in an open field west of a big white h...

(04-01-2019, 09:05 AM)zge Wrote: Why on earth would you want to use ed? It's a notoriously bad interactive editor, a product of a long-gone age, not matter what esoterics say. If you already use Ope...
gaak 8 4,824 04-01-2019, 11:04 AM
  Thread: You are in an open field west of a big white house...
Post: RE: You are in an open field west of a big white h...

(04-01-2019, 04:10 AM)jkl Wrote: I thought you said you were happy with Arch. One or two problems at a time is a lot easier to manage than 1000 problems + downtime. that said, it can make sense to t...
gaak 8 4,824 04-01-2019, 04:38 AM
  Thread: You are in an open field west of a big white house...
Post: You are in an open field west of a big white house...

Linux or BSD? both, happiest with arch and openbsd Vim or Emacs? vim, tho i keep looking at vile, and use ed on servers Systemd or init? init, maybe in 5 or 10 years systemd will be mature enough --...
gaak 8 4,824 04-01-2019, 02:33 AM
  Thread: Good day.
Post: RE: Good day.

Hey twee, What's your fvwm setup like? The last fvwm workflow I used was https://www.haller.ws/projects/fvwm/
gaak 39 21,342 04-01-2019, 01:44 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

Yeah, put all the status bits in one place and tie one keystroke to it Code:quiet() { $* 2>/dev/null ; }              &nbs...
gaak Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 97,008 02-01-2019, 09:33 PM
  Thread: ROCK64 is amazing
Post: RE: ROCK64 is amazing

@thuban how are you managing updates? cross-compile and copy over to the r64, or build on the r64, or just re-install every 6 months? @mrtn the pinebook 14" looks good, the 11" has a keyboard from h...
gaak Other Embedded Platforms and Hardware Hacking 8 6,994 02-01-2019, 12:43 PM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

@neeasade Clavell's Noble House and Tai-Pan are good schlocky fun -- especially Hong Kong in the 60's with the water rationing and bank failures. @z3bra Stephenson's Cryptonomicon and Diamond Age ro...
gaak Off topic 28 15,010 02-01-2019, 12:32 PM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

Ender's Game is surprisingly good -- every 30 pages or so you learn something that changes your perspective on what really happened. Daemon by Suarez is the most nixers-like fiction I can think of. ...
gaak Off topic 28 15,010 31-12-2018, 09:53 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

jvarg's remap capslock to escape is quite good. tmux + vim + some REPL -- i.e. use vim+tmux to control a shell or interpreter. That way, you live in your editor and think about ssh'ing into a router...
gaak Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 97,008 31-12-2018, 02:06 AM