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  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(07-08-2021, 06:04 PM)seninha Wrote: This shebang is not portable: Code:#!/usr/bin/gawk -f irc.awk -f Posix requires only one argument to the interpreter, more information here. I mean, they did spe...
opfez Programming On Unix 369 143,355 09-08-2021, 08:45 AM
  Thread: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?
Post: RE: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?

I use the standard US QWERTY keyboard layout in conjunction with a Norwegian layout (mother-tongue) and a Russian layout. I switch between the three with some keybinds I've set up. The only non-stand...
opfez Off topic 43 18,787 17-06-2021, 06:12 PM
  Thread: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"
Post: RE: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"

I find it odd that in that list it seems the word "modern" is synonymous with "colourful". I agree with phillbush, many of these new tools are not scriptable. Other than that, it's a good thing that ...
opfez Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 30 13,294 17-06-2021, 06:08 PM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(03-06-2021, 01:16 PM)solene Wrote: (03-06-2021, 10:12 AM)phillbush Wrote: Here's my video (the file will self-destruct in one month)Nice! Another pmenu user! <3You should take a quick look at...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 3,283 03-06-2021, 02:18 PM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

Here's my webm List of stuff used: - OS: Arch Linux - WM: dwm - Web Browser: ungoogled-chromium - Terminal: Alacritty - Menu: dmenu - RSS: newsboat (I've since switched to elfeed) - Shell: mksh - Mus...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 3,283 02-06-2021, 02:42 PM
  Thread: What is your coding style?
Post: RE: What is your coding style?

(25-05-2021, 09:58 PM)phillbush Wrote: Emacs defaults to GNU coding style! Run away from it! Oh I miswrote, I meant I've configured Emacs to use kernel style. I agree that the GNU style is hideous.
opfez Programming On Unix 9 770 27-05-2021, 08:27 AM
  Thread: What is your coding style?
Post: RE: What is your coding style?

When I'm writing C, it's a combination of kernel style (which Emacs is configured to) in addition to putting return values on separate lines. I don't think there are distinct styles in Lisp, but I pu...
opfez Programming On Unix 9 770 25-05-2021, 01:34 PM
  Thread: Uxn virtual machine
Post: RE: Uxn virtual machine

Uxn is really cool, I've been looking at it as well. It seems there's a good community surrounding it too; I know a guy from IRC who is working on a music tracker for the thing.
opfez Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 1 577 24-05-2021, 04:52 AM
  Thread: Arbitrary code execution bug in the reference Turing Machine
Post: RE: Arbitrary code execution bug in the reference ...

Quote:NOTE: the discoverer states "this vulnerability has no real-world implications." Looks like it's neither good nor bad, just interesting.
opfez Old school stuff 1 398 12-05-2021, 12:23 PM
  Thread: The June Events
Post: RE: The June Events

I agree with Ramiferous and phillbush, a new workflow compilation would be cool.
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 10 4,024 04-05-2021, 09:02 AM
  Thread: Tiling Wallpapers.
Post: RE: Tiling Wallpapers.

(19-03-2021, 12:49 AM)Ramiferous Wrote: (15-03-2021, 05:32 AM)opFez Wrote: I have a folder full of Lain-related gifs, some of them work well as tiling wallpapers (especially those prefixed with `b...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 60 38,288 09-04-2021, 03:36 AM
  Thread: What font are you using now?
Post: RE: What font are you using now?

I've become a heavy uw-ttyp0 user. It's just such a great font, I use it everywhere I can (which unfortunately does not include my HiDPI laptop...).
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 99 54,151 01-04-2021, 08:28 AM
  Thread: What are simple Operating System in these days?
Post: RE: What are simple Operating System in these days...

(23-03-2021, 02:31 PM)jkl Wrote: Today I learned that Nokia had still owned valuable assets. Well, one less now: https://www.bell-labs.com/institute/blog...yberspace/ Saw this the other day, excite...
opfez Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 12 1,451 25-03-2021, 10:35 AM
  Thread: Tiling Wallpapers.
Post: RE: Tiling Wallpapers.

I love tiling wallpapers. Most of them have a certain aesthetic that truly appeals to me. Right now I'm using this one: [Image: http://fixedpoints.zapto.org/img/3d_tile.png] I have a folder full of L...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 60 38,288 15-03-2021, 05:32 AM
  Thread: What are simple Operating System in these days?
Post: RE: What are simple Operating System in these days...

(13-03-2021, 08:17 PM)rainlofi0703 Wrote: Yeah, let's migrate out of messy linux world. I will try plan9 someday. But can I run it in qemu or virtualbox? Yeah, it works great on both in my experien...
opfez Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 12 1,451 14-03-2021, 05:35 AM
  Thread: What are simple Operating System in these days?
Post: RE: What are simple Operating System in these days...

Welcome to nixers! A lot of Linux distros cater to people seeking simplicity. Once I got tired of hopping distros I settled on the one I had the easiest time customizing, Arch. But there are many alte...
opfez Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 12 1,451 12-03-2021, 03:54 PM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

I'm much more comfortable with Linux and tools now, so I guess I'll update my list. os: Arch Linux wm: XFCE on desktop, dwm on laptop music and video: mpv file manager: coreutils + thunar (if i need d...
opfez BSD 104 43,823 11-03-2021, 12:33 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I recently started work on a 32-bit x86 operating system. As a result of this, I now hate the x86 architecture, but I'm too sunk cost fallacy-ed to quit. Writing a kernel is fun though. (25-02-2021,...
opfez Programming On Unix 369 143,355 25-02-2021, 08:20 AM
  Thread: What will the world of Linux be like in 3 years time?
Post: RE: What will the world of Linux be like in 3 year...

Like z3bra predicted, the Linux ecosystem has been moving towards a SystemD singularity for some time now, and it doesn't seem like it's gonna stop anytime soon. In the future, I believe SystemD will ...
opfez GNU/Linux 21 7,000 22-02-2021, 09:02 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

http://codeofrob.com/entries/you-have-ru...cript.html Can definitely agree with this guy's opinions)) [Image: https://i.imgur.com/VB31uj9.png]
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,799 13-02-2021, 03:15 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Your workflow is looking more and more like Plan9's, phillbush ;)
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,699 904,453 11-02-2021, 12:40 PM
  Thread: Activities proposals
Post: RE: Activities proposals

I agree with phillbush on trying out Unix systems in VMs. Seems like a fun thing to do every once in a while. Maybe we'll even discover some useful feature and port it to newer systems? Who knows. On...
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 9 1,277 09-02-2021, 11:05 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #2: The UNIX-HATERS Handbook
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #2: The UNIX-HATERS Ha...

(27-01-2021, 02:47 PM)ylambda Wrote: Hello, I wanted to chime in that I joined so could participate in this book club. Sounds fun! Welcome to nixers!
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 24 3,097 27-01-2021, 03:11 PM
  Thread: i am so satisfacted. greetings
Post: RE: i am so satisfacted. greetings

Здравствуйте, wallyFaits. Добро пожаловать в nixers!
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 685 21-01-2021, 05:11 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(18-01-2021, 11:47 PM)phillbush Wrote: I'm sharing some of my old notes on Xlib programming, and writing new ones: https://github.com/phillbush/xnotes There are more new notes than older ones, and s...
opfez Programming On Unix 369 143,355 19-01-2021, 04:00 AM
  Thread: Ways To Make Windows More Comfortable/Usable For *nix Users
Post: RE: Ways To Make Windows More Comfortable/Usable F...

(13-01-2021, 08:34 AM)neeasade Wrote: I use https://scoop.sh/ to get things on windows, and when I have to, chocolatey Nice I didn't know about this one. Will definitely check it out.
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 20 6,953 13-01-2021, 10:00 AM
  Thread: New Year Resolutions [2021 Edition]
Post: RE: New Year Resolutions [2021 Edition]

2020 wasn't that different for me. School was stil mostly open and, sure we had to wash our hands often, but that wasn't that big of a deal. 2020 was also the year I truly got into programming. Before...
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 1,530 04-01-2021, 05:33 AM
  Thread: Less Ties With A Machine
Post: RE: Less Ties With A Machine

(09-12-2020, 07:39 AM)stratex Wrote: No one expects you to learn yet another programming language just to switch distribution. If you know python,bash, and somewhat of C you are good to go for any l...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 14,115 09-12-2020, 09:37 AM
  Thread: Less Ties With A Machine
Post: RE: Less Ties With A Machine

(09-12-2020, 12:30 AM)Guest0x0 Wrote: I feel that NixOS really provides a solution to this. The fact that system iis "tied to" a machine is actually because the actual behavior of the system is dis...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 14,115 09-12-2020, 04:07 AM
  Thread: What are your opinions on "replacement" programs for core utilities
Post: RE: What are your opinions on "replacement" progra...

Vis looks great! I'll try it out, see how it goes.
opfez Programming On Unix 26 4,832 01-12-2020, 03:10 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Best website: https://thebestmotherfucking.website/ Next: [Image: http://fixedpoints.zapto.org/img/a.png] Edit: That image may not show correctly. If so, right click "open image in new tab".
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 63 8,799 27-11-2020, 05:15 PM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(25-11-2020, 04:14 PM)jkl Wrote: Would you agree to these conditions if your employer shared these views?If your product is good enough, people who care about it will support it financially. But we ...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,383 25-11-2020, 04:17 PM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(25-11-2020, 01:41 PM)jkl Wrote: What's wrong with spending a few bucks so the developer can pay the rent?I'm fine with donations, but paying should be optional.
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,383 25-11-2020, 04:10 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Looks sick! Can you actually program anything with that font? It's tiny!
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,699 904,453 25-11-2020, 12:42 PM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

(25-11-2020, 07:18 AM)sulami Wrote: https://mizage.com/divvy/>$13.99: Buy now wow, a wm you have to pay for?
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 20,383 25-11-2020, 12:40 PM
  Thread: What are your opinions on "replacement" programs for core utilities
Post: RE: What are your opinions on "replacement" progra...

What do you use instead? Emacs? Vis?
opfez Programming On Unix 26 4,832 23-11-2020, 09:38 AM
  Thread: What are your opinions on "replacement" programs for core utilities
Post: RE: What are your opinions on "replacement" progra...

It looks great, thanks for the recommendation. Is the vim integration as good as fzf's? Looks like the plugin implementation is a lot smaller.
opfez Programming On Unix 26 4,832 23-11-2020, 09:22 AM
  Thread: What are your opinions on "replacement" programs for core utilities
Post: RE: What are your opinions on "replacement" progra...

(23-11-2020, 06:13 AM)z3bra Wrote: pick (mptre) Simple interactive selector for the terminal. I tend to use fzf for tasks like these. It's really fast and provides a great search. I don't know how i...
opfez Programming On Unix 26 4,832 23-11-2020, 09:01 AM
  Thread: /etc/motd
Post: RE: /etc/motd

(19-11-2020, 05:02 AM)jkl Wrote: It is a waste of space.Do you ever have fun, jkl?
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 8 1,047 19-11-2020, 05:14 AM
  Thread: File extensions
Post: RE: File extensions

(12-11-2020, 03:48 PM)jkl Wrote: Name your source. I doubt that.at least true on Arch.
opfez Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 17 1,958 12-11-2020, 03:58 PM
  Thread: Your PROMPT
Post: RE: Your PROMPT

This is mine atm: [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/hGxJNRrj/prompt.png] I use vi keys in shell, so I have right aligned my mode. Also, the bright pink cursor makes it easy to spot in source code) Code:ex...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 49 20,972 10-11-2020, 10:58 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(04-11-2020, 07:38 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: Ok, I'll give this a try... I was introduced in the C shell To make your life easier I can do multiple things at once My actions are defined by the user W...
opfez Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 76,295 05-11-2020, 02:07 PM
  Thread: Nixers Conf 2020 [Recordings and Feedbacks]
Post: RE: Nixers Conf 2020 [Recordings and Feedbacks]

(01-11-2020, 04:53 PM)venam Wrote: Did you find the talks interesting? What did you like about them?There were a lot of nice talks! I feel I learned a lot. (01-11-2020, 04:53 PM)venam Wrote: In y...
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 15 2,393 02-11-2020, 06:11 AM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

(27-10-2020, 08:52 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: On a slight tangent: I am wondering whether a new thread for this or not, but do people listen to internet radio? if so, what stations? I've been listening to...
opfez Off topic 42 8,088 28-10-2020, 04:09 AM
  Thread: Is there an X11 utility to scale a window?
Post: RE: Is there an X11 utility to scale a window?

Ah, I see. Thanks for clearing it up. Yeah HiDPI and multiple resolutions is such a hassle. Probably one of the only areas Windows actually works nicely.
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 7 3,790 27-10-2020, 01:01 PM