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  Thread: Bookwyrm — development thread
Post: RE: Bookwyrm — development thread

As a cs student I cant thank you enough.
NetherOrb Programming On Unix 18 12,753 24-02-2018, 01:41 AM
  Thread: Portable scripting resources?
Post: RE: Portable scripting resources?

That helps. For those interested in this solution: http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009...tents.html Also found this to be helpful...: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DashAsBinSh#I_am..._future.3F
NetherOrb 5 3,156 29-12-2017, 09:52 PM
  Thread: Portable scripting resources?
Post: Portable scripting resources?

Ive found https://www.gnu.org/savannah-checkouts/g...Shell.html Its helpful. Just wondering if anyone else knows of any other sources to create portable shell scripts.
NetherOrb 5 3,156 29-12-2017, 12:21 AM
  Thread: Emulating/Looking-like a WM Webpage
Post: RE: Emulating/Looking-like a WM Webpage

Why not do something similar for this site :)?
NetherOrb The WWW 27 14,818 18-09-2017, 09:13 PM
  Thread: Shell vs Emacs as a computing environment
Post: RE: Shell vs Emacs as a computing environment

Right. I believe this is the main idea here; two ideas representing a culture. Marshall Mcluhan was quite right about these global electronic communities. From using both over a span of a year I hav...
NetherOrb GNU/Linux 3 2,917 20-12-2016, 03:32 PM
  Thread: Shell vs Emacs as a computing environment
Post: Shell vs Emacs as a computing environment

A question I posed on r/emacs https://www.reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/...vironment/ I was hoping for perspective from people here who use the shell as their environment over emacs. In essence, why...
NetherOrb GNU/Linux 3 2,917 19-12-2016, 09:14 PM
  Thread: Hello World!
Post: RE: Hello World!

Hello and welcome!
NetherOrb 5 2,496 06-12-2016, 08:03 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter - Ideas

Perhaps a central source on unix material (links/books/etc)? The problem lies in the quantity of responses regarding which source from all over the web. So a local place that nixers typically agree ...
NetherOrb Community & Forums Related Discussions 36 18,797 06-12-2016, 05:01 PM
  Thread: Well, hello.
Post: RE: Well, hello.

Since there are plenty of solid advice I wont chime in on the issue. Other than that welcome!
NetherOrb 9 4,756 06-12-2016, 04:54 PM
  Thread: wmutils tricks and tips
Post: RE: wmutils tricks and tips

To expand on what sagittarius had said is the intent for wmutils to merely supplement an existing wm? I saw the example z3bra uses on his blog where it wasnt using one. Was the demonstration merely ...
NetherOrb Desktop Customization & Workflow 22 13,087 25-11-2016, 02:51 PM
  Thread: Chromebooks: Linux on a budget, and how not to hate them
Post: RE: Chromebooks: Linux on a budget, and how not to...

Im running Arch on top of Johns seabios for an acer c720. I cant remember when Ive ever had an issue with hardware which has been used as a daily driver for atleast 2(?) years.
NetherOrb Hardware talk 6 4,090 10-11-2016, 01:30 AM
  Thread: On Stdio...
Post: RE: On Stdio...

I dont think it was intentional.
NetherOrb GNU/Linux 19 7,503 07-11-2016, 12:21 AM
  Thread: On Stdio...
Post: RE: On Stdio...

Thanks to you both. So wow. Quite literally everything is a file that contains streams of bytes. The file is a notation, or container for bytes, for us to make sense out of the streams right? Ah an...
NetherOrb GNU/Linux 19 7,503 06-11-2016, 11:28 PM
  Thread: Hi.
Post: RE: Hi.

A tragedy to lose Nujabes. I enjoyed his work as well. Welcome!
NetherOrb 9 3,356 05-11-2016, 09:04 PM
  Thread: On Stdio...
Post: On Stdio...

After reading some posts, and reading man pages on Stdio I grew confused on a few things. What do files do when interactig with each other? Im assuming this depends on file type, if so, let assume t...
NetherOrb GNU/Linux 19 7,503 05-11-2016, 09:02 PM
  Thread: Kernel configuration
Post: RE: Kernel configuration

https://nixers.net/showthread.php?tid=1572 This was an older post on the topic. Id say im a novice to Linux still so init systems in general are a haze. The most I know is what the Arch devs have w...
NetherOrb GNU/Linux 13 7,772 30-10-2016, 12:15 AM
  Thread: Hello all!
Post: RE: Hello all!

Ah! Straight to the source. Thanks!
NetherOrb 9 3,777 29-10-2016, 11:47 PM
  Thread: Kernel configuration
Post: RE: Kernel configuration

Slightly off topic, why do so many dislike systemd? Ive come across many merely disliking it and not really giving any grounds of why. Ive read an Arch dev explaining why they use it and it seemed jus...
NetherOrb GNU/Linux 13 7,772 29-10-2016, 07:42 PM
  Thread: What do your usernames mean?
Post: RE: What do your usernames mean?

Its an anagram of my first and last name. Short and simple :D
NetherOrb 65 29,145 29-10-2016, 07:37 PM
  Thread: Hello all!
Post: RE: Hello all!

Hello to you both. Im impressed with the stockpile of information you have on the unix philosophy and history. Ive read through most of what you had post already.
NetherOrb 9 3,777 29-10-2016, 03:34 PM
  Thread: Hello all!
Post: Hello all!

Right. Introductions. Im a student who began delving into this rather large world of deeper computing(programming, learning of OS's rather than merely browsing the web and playing games.) I cant qui...
NetherOrb 9 3,777 28-10-2016, 06:28 PM