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  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 56 30,542 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 98 44,770 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 12 352 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 56 30,542 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 12 352 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 12 352 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 102 33,558 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 343 119,092 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 5,240 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 57 3,144 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 1,687 803,854 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 9 390 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 24 897 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 3 271 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 343 119,092 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 5,624 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 11 628 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 28 10,677 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 28 10,677 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 3,179 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 57 3,144 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 15,960 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 15,960 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 1,687 803,854 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 15,960 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 3,179 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 3,179 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 3,179 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 8 446 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 17 895 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 17,302 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 171 59,613 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 1,134 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 41 4,343 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 2,884 27-10-2020, 01:01 PM
  Thread: Is there an X11 utility to scale a window?
Post: RE: Is there an X11 utility to scale a window?

I don't know exactly what you mean, but on my HiDPI laptop I add Code:xrandr --dpi 200 & to my .xinitrc to scale things properly. Looks like a project for our X11 wizards (mcol and phillbush) if ...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 7 2,884 27-10-2020, 11:26 AM
  Thread: Alternative programming languages and their usability on *nix
Post: RE: Alternative programming languages and their us...

(23-10-2020, 06:24 AM)jkl Wrote: (23-10-2020, 06:18 AM)opFez Wrote: I kind of agree on this one, but in a different way. In a sense, Zig is a language to supercede C. Every program that is written...
opfez Programming On Unix 4 427 23-10-2020, 07:00 AM
  Thread: Alternative programming languages and their usability on *nix
Post: RE: Alternative programming languages and their us...

(23-10-2020, 06:06 AM)jkl Wrote: The thread title is weird. "Alternative" programming languages, compared to what? You even suggested the relatively young (and not very interesting) Python to be a "...
opfez Programming On Unix 4 427 23-10-2020, 06:18 AM
  Thread: Alternative programming languages and their usability on *nix
Post: Alternative programming languages and their usabil...

Hello! I've been trying out a bunch of languages the past months, and wanted to start some discussion on the usage of other languages than traditional ones (C/++, Perl, Python, etc.). One of the most ...
opfez Programming On Unix 4 427 23-10-2020, 04:36 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(22-10-2020, 09:51 AM)jkl Wrote: I rewrote one of my Twitter bots in Rust (it was my last active Python project - finally I can uninstall it on that server!) because it was intriguing to do somethin...
opfez Programming On Unix 343 119,092 22-10-2020, 03:38 PM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

Welcome to nixers!
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 808 22-10-2020, 03:36 PM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2020
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2020

Wow, wasn't expecting this! Looking forward to it already.
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 26 2,197 13-10-2020, 03:12 PM
  Thread: How do you tidy your home, aka `tree -L2 ~`
Post: RE: How do you tidy your home, aka `tree -L2 ~`

(12-10-2020, 02:17 AM)venam Wrote: Looking back at it, I think it's a bit of a mess to have multiple "temporary" directories. But that's still a big improvement from my previous setup.Why not just u...
opfez Desktop Customization & Workflow 35 16,740 12-10-2020, 07:32 AM
  Thread: Emulating/Looking-like a WM Webpage
Post: RE: Emulating/Looking-like a WM Webpage

(08-10-2020, 09:29 AM)z3bra Wrote: I open it for the swag. The true ricing mindset.
opfez The WWW 27 10,958 08-10-2020, 09:32 AM
  Thread: Hey Nixers!
Post: RE: Hey Nixers!

Welcome to nixers, l0bster!
opfez Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 1,005 08-10-2020, 09:28 AM