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  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(07-12-2020, 05:31 AM)Guest0x0 Wrote: Now I am rather convinced that 99% use cases can be covered by a layout no more complex than a 2x2 grid, and complex layouts beyond this are just unnecessary. E...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,373 07-12-2020, 02:13 PM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

This is now my daily workstation (working remotely now), borrowed the monitor from the office. Laptops are a t480 and a t430u. [Image: https://pub.betoissues.com/img/IMG_0543.jpg]
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 136,816 11-10-2020, 08:24 PM
  Thread: What does your relatives think of you, and your *nix hobby?
Post: RE: What does your relatives think of you, and you...

As I've seen most of you have split this between multiple social circles, I'll do the same with mine. Family: All of them already know I used Linux, they've gotten used to look at me staring at a ter...
acg Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 18 5,745 13-09-2020, 11:24 AM
  Thread: Hi nixers ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ
Post: RE: Hi nixers ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

Welcome mcol, it's nice to see more "lurkers" give it a try and participate with the community. I'm wondering what got you from neuroscience to Linux (if it happened in that order or are related at a...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 17 5,009 07-09-2020, 11:09 AM
  Thread: Dotfiles, a big mistake
Post: RE: Dotfiles, a big mistake

Even so there are projects that simply won't implement XDG standards, like `tmux` where it has been discussed multiple times and the only change has been adding a hardcoded check to `~/.config/tmux/tm...
acg Old school stuff 8 2,657 09-07-2020, 11:57 AM
  Thread: RSS feeds
Post: RE: RSS feeds

(01-07-2020, 09:40 AM)twee Wrote: As mentioned by a few people, rawdog is great for river-of-news feeds; just stick it to cron every hour or so and output to a web page you can access. It's written ...
acg The WWW 21 5,196 01-07-2020, 10:32 AM
  Thread: RSS feeds
Post: RE: RSS feeds

Recently I've changed my social media behavior, where I mostly used Twitter. Unfollowed many people in hopes to curate the content, but even those I know post quality content (which I have separated i...
acg The WWW 21 5,196 01-07-2020, 09:11 AM
  Thread: Hello from South America.
Post: RE: Hello from South America.

Hey Phil, welcome! It's always nice to see people from different places coming here. Hope you stay around. (24-03-2020, 09:34 AM)venam Wrote: English is not my first language nor second, so I ask y...
acg 3 1,533 25-03-2020, 08:56 PM
  Thread: How much do you actually care about your ideologies?
Post: RE: How much do you actually care about your ideol...

(19-07-2019, 07:24 AM)Deathbox Wrote: I don't find myself installing many new applications often or switching distributions which many people are fond of doing. I prefer stability and scalability.I ...
acg Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 11 7,886 21-07-2019, 03:55 AM
  Thread: Scavenger Hunt (June 2019)
Post: RE: Scavenger Hunt (June 2019)

Same here, I tried to, but noticed I'll have to make some time for it. Luckily next week I start part-time so I'll get my hands on it.
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 5 3,670 14-06-2019, 11:49 AM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

(08-06-2019, 10:24 AM)Wildefyr Wrote: Okay here goes, had quite a hardware upgrade since I was last around these parts: - 8700k @ stock [no delid, yet..] - 32GB Corsair RAM - Radeon VII - Dell h200...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 136,816 08-06-2019, 02:48 PM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

(10-03-2019, 01:33 AM)acg Wrote: Same, just uploaded my work battlestation along with home setup. Finally got the setup as I wanted it, so now with decent peripherals. [Image: https://i.imgur.com...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 136,816 03-06-2019, 11:57 PM
  Thread: Remote work solution
Post: RE: Remote work solution

Most of the time I have an open local tmux and open ssh connections to servers as needed. Whether I use a VPN or not, depends on the server I want to connect to. When I'm remote or after office-hours...
acg Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 26 6,332 25-04-2019, 06:12 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

(12-04-2019, 10:57 AM)z3bra Wrote: For my organisation issue, I changed the concept a bit, and decided to consider my work as a stack of tasks. When a new task arrive, I push it on top, and it becom...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 74,871 12-04-2019, 01:40 PM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

Same, just uploaded my work battlestation along with home setup.
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 136,816 10-03-2019, 01:33 AM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

(08-03-2019, 04:49 AM)z3bra Wrote: Sorry for the potato quality, my phone back camera is dead, so you get a selfie!Wonder how it managed to take a selfie. w/e Any reason for your mouse being at a d...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 136,816 08-03-2019, 08:31 AM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

My current setup is... nothing. [Image: https://i.imgur.com/Zlau3KX.jpg] I believe this is cheating because I cleaned my desk yesterday and removed my second display since I'm looking forward upgradi...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 136,816 06-03-2019, 08:39 PM
  Thread: Ubuntu's 1971 bugs
Post: RE: Ubuntu's 1971 bugs

You described it pretty well, hilarious. I gave a talk about directories hierarchy in Linux two years ago; this would've been an interesting fact to mention back then.
acg Old school stuff 1 1,688 05-11-2018, 07:31 PM
  Thread: Sharing Media
Post: RE: Sharing Media

My classmates use Google Drive, so that's what I used with them and with Dropbox's news I've been looking for other solutions. First one that comes to my mind is ownCloud, which I've setup before on a...
acg Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 24 10,088 25-08-2018, 10:37 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Not a development project but I've been teaching how to use Git for teamwork at University during summer. Covering different Git workflows (local, remote, collaborative...) and some key features devel...
acg Programming On Unix 369 143,194 28-02-2018, 10:43 AM
  Thread: blogs
Post: RE: blogs

(17-02-2018, 12:15 AM)renken Wrote: I wonder if there is a minimalistic static blog generator that I can use with basic HTML/markdown files while adding a simple css file that I've made to it, Jekyl...
acg The WWW 27 14,544 17-02-2018, 12:39 AM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Profile page accessiblilty and status privacy

(14-02-2018, 12:27 PM)1848 Wrote: I therefore think that they should be replaced by a Last Posts page listing the 20 last active threads. Sounds like a good idea.
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 37,161 14-02-2018, 12:38 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(21-11-2017, 06:10 AM)venam Wrote: (21-11-2017, 05:06 AM)z3bra Wrote: Got no (17 chars) link? :(Sorry, no I didn't put it online yet. Though, it might stay on my harddrive for a while as this was ...
acg Programming On Unix 369 143,194 21-11-2017, 05:59 PM
  Thread: [an introduction]
Post: RE: [an introduction]

(15-11-2017, 08:44 AM)zge Wrote: I usually really struggle with writing introduction (for philosophical reasons), but I'll try and copy a few ideas from previous introductions I've read You actually...
acg 12 6,930 15-11-2017, 11:48 AM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

(25-09-2017, 12:22 PM)xero Wrote: Quote: welcome to nixers
acg 8 3,824 25-09-2017, 07:32 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter

(26-08-2017, 02:27 PM)budRich Wrote: maybe two versions, one with just the letter as it is. And one where each link has its own page. Then people can add comments on the links and post related stuff...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 36 18,277 26-08-2017, 02:32 PM
  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: RE: Community Packaging Initiative

(28-07-2017, 05:34 PM)evbo Wrote: How about /ports/{openbsd,freebsd,crux}/I'm down for this one, even like it.
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 9,990 28-07-2017, 06:45 PM
  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: RE: Community Packaging Initiative

I can help with Fedora packaging although they have some rules for what they accept on their repositories (mostly licensing issues), at least we can have our packages as third-party if not accepted an...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 9,990 27-07-2017, 07:45 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

(25-07-2017, 12:46 PM)pizzaroll1 Wrote: People inventing their own formats is a problem for computers, but people can read anything. What's wrong with writing some unstructured text like Up-vote for...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 64,236 25-07-2017, 03:51 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

(21-07-2017, 04:41 PM)z3bra Wrote: Weird indeed. What do you see in the console? Can you see the headers at least? Also, what does curl says? Did you try other browsers? I'm able to open it using Fi...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 64,236 21-07-2017, 04:47 PM
  Thread: My Mechanical Keyboard Ebay Adventure
Post: RE: My Mechanical Keyboard Ebay Adventure

(19-07-2017, 08:14 PM)Mafia Wrote: Video: https://streamable.com/uhayw Huh, that's some nice click! I'm a bit jealous right now. Looks and sounds beautiful.
acg Hardware talk 8 5,640 19-07-2017, 10:38 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

I guess this is what you're looking for: https://github.com/nixers-projects Although this are the "community" projects, most of us also help each other's more personal projects. You can even find som...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 64,236 13-07-2017, 08:56 PM
  Thread: Which BSD do you use?
Post: RE: Which BSD do you use?

I just installed FreeBSD on my Raspberry Pi and will be testing BSD there for the first time. If everything goes well I might switch on this laptop or if I get a new machine.
acg BSD 38 25,121 11-07-2017, 11:10 PM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(05-07-2017, 03:22 AM)kyberkhrime Wrote: On the other hand: Why do this in / with a terminal multiplexer? My window manager does his job quite well, and gives me a lot more flexibility than a termin...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,373 05-07-2017, 03:37 AM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(04-07-2017, 11:31 AM)hades Wrote: But when I wanna work on 3 files simultaneously in vim, push them to my github periodically, and monitor an IRC channel at the same time, tiling becomes valuable. ...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,373 04-07-2017, 11:40 AM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(03-07-2017, 04:12 AM)mrtn Wrote: It is actually monotasking for me. The only case i use it that way, is reading documentation/tutorials/etc when coding...This is what I do too, I don't have any iss...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,373 03-07-2017, 10:56 AM
  Thread: Week in the TTY (June 2017 events)
Post: RE: Week in the TTY (June 2017 events)

(30-06-2017, 10:45 AM)venam Wrote: For those who participated, please share you stories. (27-06-2017, 08:04 PM)acg Wrote: since I already use tmux session for almost everything over X. Weechat + M...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 10 6,648 30-06-2017, 07:26 PM
  Thread: Week in the TTY (June 2017 events)
Post: RE: Week in the TTY (June 2017 events)

My main issue is the browser, since I already use tmux session for almost everything over X. The struggle is real with most text-based browsers. Also I'm only half participating because of university.
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 10 6,648 27-06-2017, 08:04 PM
  Thread: Nixers Radio Development thread
Post: RE: Nixers Radio Development thread

About then 10 years ago I did some streaming using Shoutcast and Winamp; Icecast looks like the best (and more interesting) alternative to me. I'll set up a test server locally this weekend for then h...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 25 12,483 10-06-2017, 01:15 AM
  Thread: Programming Week (June 2017 events)
Post: RE: Programming Week (June 2017 events)

(09-06-2017, 08:03 AM)venam Wrote: Today's the last day of the programming week. Unexpectedly, thinking it had already ended, I managed to contribute. Nice! (31-05-2017, 11:41 AM)venam Wrote: A s...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 3,068 09-06-2017, 10:45 AM
  Thread: June 2017 Events
Post: RE: June 2017 Events

(30-05-2017, 12:49 PM)jkl Wrote: May I suggest the programming thing as an all-year activity?+1. Encourage contribution to community projects whole year. (31-05-2017, 01:56 PM)xero Wrote: i wonde...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 19 11,621 01-06-2017, 01:44 PM
  Thread: Messenger Group
Post: RE: Messenger Group

I don't see the point of adding another platform with so similar purpose, not to mention there are many ways to use IRC via mobile. I've seen this happen in some communities and it just fragments them...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 6 2,774 01-06-2017, 01:36 PM
  Thread: Workflow Webcast
Post: RE: Workflow Webcast

(01-04-2017, 01:34 PM)venam Wrote: I tried it and hated it. After having vimperator for so long it felt wrong.Can you explain this a bit more?
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 15,026 01-04-2017, 02:12 PM
  Thread: Workflow Webcast
Post: RE: Workflow Webcast

(31-03-2017, 12:18 PM)venam Wrote: Here's a webcast I've just recorded: https://venam.nixers.net/webcast2.mkv Nice webcast! A pretty 'vanilla' setup Why don't you try VimFX? Is there something agai...
acg Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 15,026 01-04-2017, 11:53 AM
  Thread: Nixers Default Theme
Post: RE: Nixers Default Theme

(29-03-2017, 02:39 PM)josuah Wrote: There was not skeuomorphism before, but now this makes nixers.net feel like a journal more than a webapp. I agree with this. Blanks makes it look like there's som...
acg Community & Forums Related Discussions 45 19,393 29-03-2017, 05:32 PM