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  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Nothing changed. Except the dockbar, which has a new menu dockapp. EDIT: Now with a xteddy smug beastie! [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/sfxLjH88/2022-06-16-bestie.png]
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,095,954 16-06-2022, 10:02 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I'm working in control, my last (and probably most ambitious?) project. It is a X11 widget toolkit (or widget set) for writing GUI programs. Currently it only provides a single widget, the text input...
seninha Programming On Unix 391 186,383 31-05-2022, 04:19 PM
  Thread: Which BSD do you use?
Post: RE: Which BSD do you use?

My history and choice of OpenBSD is more personal than technical. I started to code actual programs for Unix (until then I have only written school stuff and exercises) in 2020. I'd took advantage of...
seninha BSD 43 31,348 23-05-2022, 08:52 AM
  Thread: First Time you used 'Linux' ?
Post: RE: First Time you used 'Linux' ?

My first Linux distro (and UNIX system) was Ubuntu, in 2009, when I was 13. I migrated to Ubuntu from Windows 7 after some problem with Firefox I cannot remember now. The first Unix-related community ...
seninha GNU/Linux 102 52,071 21-04-2022, 11:32 PM
  Thread: Launchers
Post: RE: Launchers

I redid my launcher system. Now the menu, prompt, and keybindings are handled by a single program, xmenu. I have posted it on my blog here with a video illustrating the usage.
seninha GNU/Linux 26 12,368 20-04-2022, 08:57 AM
  Thread: blogs
Post: RE: blogs

I also write my blog in plain text, using a markup language I created and call incipit. I then use an awk script to convert the txts to a body-only html. Then, I use m4 to envelope the body into a ful...
seninha The WWW 30 19,368 20-04-2022, 08:48 AM
  Thread: Post your website
Post: RE: Post your website

My homepage and blog: seninha.org. I had the seninha.net domain some years ago but I lost it and now there's a Chinese thing parking it... (19-04-2022, 04:20 PM)akoizumi Wrote: my blog is on a sepa...
seninha The WWW 127 83,002 20-04-2022, 08:39 AM
  Thread: Yet another self-introduction
Post: RE: Yet another self-introduction

Welcome, akoizumi! You can also join #nixers on irc, at libera.chat, the channel is very active. I really like your home page! And I just followed your blog's feed. Keep us in touch in your blog abou...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 5 466 20-04-2022, 08:38 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(08-04-2022, 10:02 PM)VMS Wrote: In the meantime, I present my last experiment. A mostly pkgsrc based Solaris 11.4 CBE desktop (fvwm3), inspired by the CDE look of Solaris 8 to 10, and running as a ...
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,095,954 09-04-2022, 08:40 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(25-03-2022, 09:53 AM)VMS Wrote: In the meantime, here's a new dark/cyan fvwm theme for my Slackware box:I love your desktop. Very consistent and beautiful. FVWM is my favorite wm, I like it even mo...
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,095,954 25-03-2022, 10:29 AM
  Thread: Audio and music on Unix
Post: RE: Audio and music on Unix

(23-02-2022, 05:06 AM)pfr Wrote: I tried a tool called DavisI've never heard of it. Gonna check it. I use mpd+mpc, and some scripts and tools: • A script to pop-up a xnotifier window displaying the...
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 16,403 23-02-2022, 11:15 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

2022 update. After adding support for dockapps on shod, I started to use them, especially system monitor dockapps. I think that a dock is better than a bar: the content of a bar is limited to text (i...
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 95,089 18-02-2022, 09:51 AM
  Thread: What do you use as a system monitor
Post: RE: What do you use as a system monitor

On my OpenBSD desktop, I configured apmd to log every minute at /var/log. I also configured sensorsd.conf to set a high temperature value that, when passed, a message should be logged. Then, I run an ...
seninha Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 11 1,304 12-02-2022, 09:36 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

13 The chapter begins with an introduction to the sd(3) device (#S) and the files it serves; this device is usually bound to /dev. There's a global control file (/dev/sdctl) and one directory for ea...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 08-01-2022, 08:04 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Happy new year everyone! That's the second to last session of the book club. Just more two chapters to end this book. Chapter 11 What we know as threads in the UNIX world, in Plan 9 is just a proces...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 01-01-2022, 12:16 AM
  Thread: Launchers
Post: RE: Launchers

(19-07-2021, 10:07 AM)seninha Wrote: I have three launching systems: • Right click menu with pmenu. • Prompt/runner with xprompt. • Keybindings with sxhkd. Three launching systems? It's time for me ...
seninha GNU/Linux 26 12,368 29-12-2021, 10:59 PM
  Thread: Retrospective 2021
Post: Retrospective 2021

How was your 2021? Both in the computer and real lives? What have you learned, read, achieved, created or (not) done this year? . Different from 2020, now I had online classes both semesters, so mos...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 2 672 19-12-2021, 03:45 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Because of festive reasons, next book club session will be delayed from 2021-12-25 to 2022-01-01. Happy Holidays, everyone!
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 19-12-2021, 03:10 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Chapter 9 is a continuation of chapter 8: shell scripting tools. It also talks about regular expressions, grep, sed and awk. Nothing that different from Unix. The chapter ends with examples of file s...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 18-12-2021, 02:06 PM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard

(11-12-2021, 04:55 AM)movq Wrote: So I guess unless the AoC programs need to be longer, I’ll be switching to Python for now.I understand. I have been rewriting some of my C programs into higher-leve...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,845 11-12-2021, 06:25 AM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard

(05-12-2021, 05:54 AM)movq Wrote: Some guys at work (not programmers, either) started doing it in Excel. I’ll have to check how far they made it …Someone did it in excel: https://0x0.st/-hIh.png
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,845 05-12-2021, 02:49 PM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard

(05-12-2021, 08:03 AM)Dworin Wrote: I have spent an unreasonable amount of time (I would definitely not get hired!), mainly because I had to figure out how to read data from a file into my variables...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,845 05-12-2021, 02:11 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

I had almost no time this week with my computer with the 9front virtual machine to run the code in the chapters and read them. I'm gonna review this week's chapters next saturday. Sorry about that.
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 05-12-2021, 02:05 PM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard

I updated the original post with the current leaderboard points. Doing in awk again just because I don't want to spend time parsing input. If you are pushing your solutions to a git repository or som...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,845 01-12-2021, 05:01 PM
  Thread: New Year Resolutions [2021 Edition]
Post: RE: New Year Resolutions [2021 Edition]

Learn golang: Nope. I had so much to do and the college took me so much time that I could not learn golang this year. Learn more about programming in UNIX: I'm still programming in UNIX but my knowled...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 17 3,189 30-11-2021, 11:53 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Chapter 5 covers the basic IPC mechanisms for Plan 9. It begins with IO redirection on rc (with the < and > operators) and on C (with dp(2)). Redirection of one file descriptor to other other i...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 28-11-2021, 01:52 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(21-11-2021, 02:40 PM)movq Wrote: I really want to dig through all that. I want to use troff more often. I have some super large documents (thousands of pages) that are currently turned into PDFs us...
seninha Programming On Unix 391 186,383 21-11-2021, 03:44 PM
  Thread: rm -i
Post: RE: rm -i

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 put it in your ~/.kshrc: https://0x0.st/-...
seninha BSD 7 2,210 21-11-2021, 12:48 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

(20-11-2021, 04:40 AM)venam Wrote: One thing that is different though are the arguments for the dd command, they got dashes now.In rc(1) the = character is special not only at the beginning of the c...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 20-11-2021, 11:20 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I have been playing with troff recently. Motivated on that, I did a presentation on how to create a troff macro package, and I create a macro package. This macro package contains macro for formatting...
seninha Programming On Unix 391 186,383 19-11-2021, 02:03 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

(13-11-2021, 04:56 AM)venam Wrote: Similarly, in the shell, arrow up doesn't show the previous command but scrolls up. Obviously, there's no tab completion either. Overall, I'll still need a while t...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 13-11-2021, 10:57 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Getting Started The first section is a brief introduction to a operating system as a collection of system programs that interface with the hardware and how it lies to the programmer by common abstrac...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 13-11-2021, 10:34 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

Here is the, rather simple, troff macro package built during my presentation. Here is a Lorem Ipsum written using the macros in that macro package. It's actually the first few paragraphs of the first ...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 07-11-2021, 05:12 PM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

Will we have some time before the conf for the people who will talk to test their browsers and mics? I'll be at IRC, so you can call me for testing stuff.
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 06-11-2021, 10:17 PM
  Thread: What do your usernames mean?
Post: RE: What do your usernames mean?

Some of us changed our usernames recently... Seninha is the diminutive (in Portuguese) of my surname. Senninha (with one more n) is also the nickname of Ayrton Senna, a Brazilian Formula One driver w...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 65 35,812 05-11-2021, 12:22 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

I tried a light theme for a day. I kept it until I realize that I suck at picking colors. [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/KmspzWPB/2021-11-01-light.png]
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,095,954 05-11-2021, 11:59 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

(30-10-2021, 09:14 AM)RoastPotatoes Wrote: Interested in joining in with this. Have no experience with plan 9 but it looks interesting! If I want to test it out what would you recommend? I know ther...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 30-10-2021, 11:29 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Mainly because of our conf, I am postponing our first session to Nov 13. If you are interested or curious on Operating Systems and Plan 9 in particular, join us in this sixth reading of the book club!
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 30-10-2021, 08:55 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

I can confirm my presentation about how to create your own troff macro package! I just hope you can understand my English with Portuguese accent... If we're not going to have the conf because of few ...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 25-10-2021, 12:50 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I'm working in a set of utilities for self-organization called orgutils. It already has an event manager (calendar) and a task manager (todo). The goal is for those programs to be scriptable. They ar...
seninha Programming On Unix 391 186,383 22-10-2021, 10:32 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operat...

As proposed in the last thread, the next book of the Nixer's Book Club is gonna be Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions using Plan 9 from Bell Labs [Image: https://9p.io/plan9/img/plan9bunn...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,533 19-10-2021, 05:09 PM
  Thread: Your top 10 commands
Post: RE: Your top 10 commands

(15-10-2021, 02:26 AM)z3bra Wrote: That's funny to see you use tree rather than ls. isn't it too verbose when you got a lot of subdirectories ? do you pipe it to less then ? The function I wrote def...
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 2,078 15-10-2021, 08:39 AM
  Thread: Your top 10 commands
Post: Your top 10 commands

After reading this post on z3bra's phlog, I got curious to see what are my top 10 commands. Quote:Now what are YOUR top 10 commands ? -- z3bra On OpenBSD ksh, the history builtin only lists the las...
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 2,078 14-10-2021, 11:10 PM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

The last weeks have been really busy for me and I had no time to prepare anything. It's the end of the semester on uni, so there are a lot of things that accumulated... I hope to have more time next w...
seninha Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 14-10-2021, 10:44 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

I really don't know how you two distinguish which window is the focused one without a border to highlight it.
seninha Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,095,954 28-09-2021, 10:20 PM