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  Thread: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?
Post: RE: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?

(16-10-2019, 05:53 PM)Wildefyr Wrote: It's like the age old issue of automating things: any speed advantages are negated by the time spent learning a new layoutThe difference being that I always jus...
fraun Off topic 43 20,557 22-10-2019, 08:03 AM
  Thread: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?
Post: RE: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?

I've always been super interested in learning another layout, but I feel like I'd need to take a couple of weeks off from work to learn it.
fraun Off topic 43 20,557 12-10-2019, 06:06 AM
  Thread: What software have you made to improve your workflow or rice?
Post: RE: What software have you made to improve your wo...

(17-09-2019, 08:08 AM)jkl Wrote: I find it amusing how many hours are wasted by writing scripts which discriminate other members in order to "improve your workflow". Get a life, friends.My "interest...
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 26 10,819 19-09-2019, 07:32 AM
  Thread: What software have you made to improve your workflow or rice?
Post: RE: What software have you made to improve your wo...

(06-09-2019, 05:35 PM)budRich Wrote: i also made a custom css that hides all posts on nixers from jkl . I'm interested!
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 26 10,819 09-09-2019, 12:22 PM
  Thread: Raspberry Pi <3
Post: RE: Raspberry Pi <3

kodi or osmc, for that obvious media centre tv thing. osmc runs pretty well on my 1st gen pi
fraun Other Embedded Platforms and Hardware Hacking 63 37,269 31-05-2019, 07:08 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

(31-03-2019, 07:05 PM)z3bra Wrote: This week I made a simple script to track my time (ask by my management recently). It lets you create/close tasks (one task is a single line description). There is...
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 80,708 05-04-2019, 11:37 AM
  Thread: Keeping Track of Your Things
Post: RE: Keeping Track of Your Things

I like the email idea one: https://lobste.rs/s/utdgs1/what_is_good_...p#c_2tn696
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 53 22,039 21-03-2019, 08:03 AM
  Thread: Keeping Track of Your Things
Post: RE: Keeping Track of Your Things

(12-03-2019, 06:46 AM)venam Wrote: I find myself searching on my own blog or own writing more often and reviewing it as a reminder, a sort of wiki. This isn't as quickly accessible as other solution...
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 53 22,039 14-03-2019, 08:05 AM
  Thread: Undergraduate research ideas
Post: RE: Undergraduate research ideas

You could implement some sort of mathematical algorithm like Z3bra said and investigate the efficiency (in terms of any metric, writing ease, compile, run time) of different languages. For example, I'...
fraun Off topic 3 2,015 30-11-2018, 12:36 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(04-05-2018, 11:46 AM)Dworin Wrote: (01-05-2018, 11:43 AM)fraun Wrote: [Image: https://i.imgur.com/dmmuN1L.png] Oh, you're in biomaterials? Or radiology? Or both? Kind of, biomechanical engineerin...
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,703 961,843 28-09-2018, 07:35 AM
  Thread: This is me
Post: RE: This is me

Hey, what part of Europe are you from? Do you have any sources for advice on making a bootstrap script?
fraun 11 4,861 05-07-2018, 07:45 AM
  Thread: Week in the TTY (June 2018)
Post: RE: Week in the TTY (June 2018)

I did enjoy it - I think I gained something from not compiling my tex doc for a week, lots of errors now though :) I found ranger to be the star of the show - for viewing graphs made with matplotlib ...
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 13 9,443 03-07-2018, 06:10 AM
  Thread: Week in the TTY (June 2018)
Post: RE: Week in the TTY (June 2018)

(14-06-2018, 11:10 AM)spoonm Wrote: (14-06-2018, 09:16 AM)fraun Wrote: My concession will be zathura for pdfs, unless anybody knows of a tty alternative... A quick query turned up pdftotext(1): ht...
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 13 9,443 14-06-2018, 01:18 PM
  Thread: Week in the TTY (June 2018)
Post: RE: Week in the TTY (June 2018)

Actually seems plausible for me to attempt it this year. Barely leave my tex document and python/matplotlib anyway at the moment. My concession will be zathura for pdfs, unless anybody knows of a tty ...
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 13 9,443 14-06-2018, 09:16 AM
  Thread: New Hardware Purchases
Post: RE: New Hardware Purchases

No hiDPI, there is a full HD mod, but that requires soldering an extra board in. Actually the main reason why I don't want to up the resolution is because I don't want to loose any battery life. I'm g...
fraun Hardware talk 3 2,515 03-05-2018, 04:51 PM
  Thread: New Hardware Purchases
Post: New Hardware Purchases

So I recently picked up a x220 thinkpad and after replacing the battery, adding an ssd and replacing the tn panel with an ips panel (£60 total, because I had a spare ssd) - it's a really amazing devic...
fraun Hardware talk 3 2,515 01-05-2018, 12:00 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

I've become a fan of really simple setups, I find that it really helps me not to get distracted, especially when desperately trying to finish writing my thesis. [Image: https://i.imgur.com/dmmuN1L.pn...
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,703 961,843 01-05-2018, 11:43 AM
  Thread: lobste.rs subscription
Post: RE: lobste.rs subscription

(13-03-2018, 01:08 PM)zge Wrote: (12-03-2018, 10:41 PM)hworth Wrote: (19-11-2017, 10:39 AM)josuah Wrote: (18-11-2017, 03:16 PM)zge Wrote: Do you still have any invites left?A fresh invite shou...
fraun Off topic 8 5,875 15-03-2018, 12:04 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I've been writing a set of python scripts to analyse a set of stereolithography files, measuring them by fitting cuboids to the surface to get measures of anterior / mid / posterior, width / height / ...
fraun Programming On Unix 380 157,241 07-03-2018, 08:03 AM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

Hi again, any luck unbanning me?
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 52,103 06-02-2018, 10:15 AM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

(30-01-2018, 03:04 PM)Tmplt Wrote: Houseoftea Wrote: Something worth noting is that apple products have become a status symbol among college students in the states. This applies to a degree in ...
fraun GNU/Linux 32 19,700 06-02-2018, 08:22 AM
  Thread: Scavenger Hunt New Year Edition
Post: RE: Scavenger Hunt New Year Edition

(04-02-2018, 12:30 PM)z3bra Wrote: You can still put it in SPOILER tags, do people can choose :) I wouldn't be able to trust myself enough not to look at the answers :( As it was I asked venam hundr...
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 8,198 06-02-2018, 08:17 AM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

(28-01-2018, 01:17 PM)Houseoftea Wrote: (28-01-2018, 12:50 PM)spoonm Wrote: but always get this kind of "you must submit to my standards" response rather than decency I've had a similar experience...
fraun GNU/Linux 32 19,700 29-01-2018, 11:50 AM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

(18-01-2018, 10:40 AM)josuah Wrote: Whatever you choose it might be better to keep the original sources. Definitely, have you ever tried to copy and paste from a pdf to a txt document? Especially on...
fraun GNU/Linux 32 19,700 18-01-2018, 12:13 PM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

Adding my two cents on the latex front, I'm currently using it every day while finishing my PhD thesis. I couldn't imagine using a wysiwyg editor for something so long, but for me the main allure of l...
fraun GNU/Linux 32 19,700 17-01-2018, 03:05 PM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

Any idea why I'm banned? nick = fraun
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 52,103 17-01-2018, 09:02 AM
  Thread: Scavenger Hunt New Year Edition
Post: RE: Scavenger Hunt New Year Edition

If anybody is considering doing this, definitely do it! I was so much fun and I learned a lot, although I needed quite a few hints from venam :) Thanks again venam, looking forward to doing more and d...
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 8,198 10-01-2018, 01:31 PM
  Thread: Nixers Self Assessment
Post: RE: Nixers Self Assessment

(28-07-2017, 03:50 PM)Tmplt Wrote: (28-07-2017, 01:32 PM)z3bra Wrote: We can't see the form results, unless we resubmit itOh, in that case: http://git.nixers.net/bookwyrm/file/README.html I made s...
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 11,877 01-08-2017, 07:01 AM
  Thread: EDC Thread Unix Edition
Post: RE: EDC Thread Unix Edition

(07-02-2017, 01:36 PM)venam Wrote: Those are inside the bag: Bunch of dvds for distros cat5 cable hdmi cable screw some pen A usb and a hard disk This is it! What's the screw for?
fraun Off topic 12 7,567 08-02-2017, 10:30 AM
  Thread: What phone are you using?
Post: RE: What phone are you using?

(17-10-2016, 04:51 PM)josuah Wrote: If I could get rid of google calendar, google contacts, I could even get a CyanogenMod without the google apps at all! Any idea what you'd use instead of gcal and...
fraun Hardware talk 48 24,810 18-10-2016, 10:59 AM
  Thread: Hacking video contest [finished]
Post: RE: Hacking video contest

(28-07-2016, 12:17 AM)Adrift Wrote: Honestly I've wanted to participate in stuff here and there, despite lurking for so long. For me, it's always bad timing when I find out about it. Plus I feel ill...
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 37 22,110 28-07-2016, 04:58 AM
  Thread: Hacking video contest [finished]
Post: RE: Hacking video contest

I'm going to have a go as well
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 37 22,110 26-07-2016, 07:30 AM
  Thread: Hacking video contest [finished]
Post: RE: Hacking video contest

I'm very interested and although I didn't take part in the workflow compilation I really enjoyed watching them. I don't participate in the forum much, but I love reading what others have to say, maybe...
fraun Community & Forums Related Discussions 37 22,110 22-07-2016, 06:48 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your latest workflow improvement

@pranomostro Yeah sure. It's kind of tailored to me, but I'm sure you can work it out. The hard bit was getting the bibtex link to show up on google scholar without a google account signed in. So had ...
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 80,708 26-10-2015, 12:46 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your latest workflow improvement

On a different note, a month later... I've written a python script to take journal paper titles pass them through google scholar and output the bibtex entry or add it to my biblio.bib reference file f...
fraun Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 80,708 21-10-2015, 10:54 AM