Search Results
Post Author Forum Replies Views Posted [asc]
  Thread: Backing up and Deploying
Post: RE: Backing up and Deploying

I boot from a live usb and use dd to backup the system onto an external HDD. I try to do this regularly but i am very forgetfull..... Edit: Luckily i dont have anything of much value stored on my lap...
fre d die Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 25 14,889 02-08-2021, 09:15 AM
  Thread: Keeping Track of Your Things
Post: RE: Keeping Track of Your Things

(25-02-2021, 11:51 AM)venam Wrote: Alright, yet another person overdoing it, some people take self-optimization to the next level. Just had a look through this, incredibly intresting how for some pe...
fre d die Desktop Customization & Workflow 53 26,254 01-08-2021, 06:23 AM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

Quote:but recently i've been more into blues Really into my blues. who are some of your preferred artists?
fre d die Off topic 42 11,637 02-11-2020, 10:54 AM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

Quote: It could be argued that enhancing the workflow, usability of your system is another form of ricing :) I've always found that for my use case my desktop looks pretty ugly when adjusted to my wo...
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 2,585 23-10-2020, 08:57 AM
  Thread: 5 years from now
Post: RE: 5 years from now

Quote: like urbit taking off like a rocket. Wow!seems like a really intresting concept after reading through the plans for it. as much as i like the idea i find it hard to imagine something so drastic...
fre d die Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 10 5,761 04-10-2020, 01:56 PM
  Thread: Hi nixers ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ
Post: RE: Hi nixers ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

Quote:How about you fre d die? Have not heard of any of them! if they count as mathrock, slint is one of my all time favourite bands, i also really dig don cabellero and also used to listen to a bit o...
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 17 7,606 04-09-2020, 10:45 AM
  Thread: Hi nixers ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ
Post: RE: Hi nixers ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

lovely to meet you mcol, used to be well into mathrock myself, what are some of your favourite bands?
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 17 7,606 04-09-2020, 09:35 AM
  Thread: Sci-fi and Futurism
Post: RE: Sci-fi and Futurism

Quote:I find Sci-Fi incredibly boring, to be honest. I'm not sure if thats a fair statement to be honest. To me Sci-Fi is less of a genre and more of a setting for a story. A lot of Sci-Fi i've seen i...
fre d die Off topic 13 3,250 04-09-2020, 08:46 AM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

most recent vinyl was Country Protest by Eugene Chadbourne, i guess it's essentially avant-garde country music. Can't find a link to that album but this is my favourite youtube video of him. saw him l...
fre d die Off topic 42 11,637 22-08-2020, 01:43 PM
  Thread: trackpad gestures for switching workspaces
Post: RE: trackpad gestures for switching workspaces

Very intresting! i also switched to a thinkpad from my mac, it would actually be quite usefull to switch between workspaces with the trackpoint and scrollbutton, will have to try this out.
fre d die Desktop Customization & Workflow 6 2,422 14-08-2020, 09:32 AM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: RE: Hobbies

(24-07-2020, 09:51 AM)opFez Wrote: - ride skateboardsweet! i've recently just got back into it, built up the courage to drop in for the first time in a few years a couple of weeks ago
fre d die Off topic 39 12,320 24-07-2020, 04:27 PM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: RE: Hobbies

(24-07-2020, 05:36 AM)jkl Wrote: [quote="fre d die" pid="21096" dateline="1595518949"] I cannot stand the "Pale Ale"s and all the other "craft" "manufactured" hipster beers - I prefer Pilsner, somet...
fre d die Off topic 39 12,320 24-07-2020, 08:40 AM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: RE: Hobbies

(23-07-2020, 10:38 AM)Ramiferous Wrote: [quote="fre d die" pid="21092" dateline="1595506733"]Maybe I should look into growing shrooms!?Yeah! the ones i grew were froma kit i got a christmas so it wa...
fre d die Off topic 39 12,320 23-07-2020, 12:42 PM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: RE: Hobbies

Nice bikes Ramiferfous! love riding fixed myself the city im in at the moment is very flat so its proper fun. got a nice njs steel frame. i made a risotto a while ago with some pink oyster mushrooms i...
fre d die Off topic 39 12,320 23-07-2020, 09:18 AM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: RE: Hobbies

(22-07-2020, 06:10 PM)venam Wrote: The most interesting project I'm currently working on is a mapping of mushroom specimens in my country, Lebanon. I love mushroom scavenging but it isn't well known...
fre d die Off topic 39 12,320 22-07-2020, 08:41 PM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: RE: Hobbies

i was using ableton lite for a bit, but started to look at tracker software like renoise a bit more and it seems to suit me better in some ways. i've also experiment a little bit with puredata(pd) whi...
fre d die Off topic 39 12,320 22-07-2020, 02:45 PM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: RE: Hobbies

(22-07-2020, 01:23 PM)sokx Wrote: Sounds cool, can you link one of those videos? Sure! This is the first video i found, and he links a blogpost in the description that goes into a lot more detail ab...
fre d die Off topic 39 12,320 22-07-2020, 01:47 PM
  Thread: Hobbies
Post: Hobbies

Hi, i thought it might be intresting to start a post about the hobbies that people have outside *nix, and more importantly how *nix may become entwined with those hobbies. For me at the moment i have ...
fre d die Off topic 39 12,320 22-07-2020, 11:19 AM
  Thread: RSS feeds
Post: RE: RSS feeds

(01-07-2020, 09:25 PM)ckester Wrote: This got posted recently and was updated today. It might interest readers of this thread: https://codemadness.org/sfeed_curses-ui.htmli've recently been looking ...
fre d die The WWW 21 7,532 16-07-2020, 04:41 PM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

(15-07-2020, 09:14 AM)z3bra Wrote: (15-07-2020, 08:44 AM)fre d die Wrote: awesome! i'm using cmus at the moment but was thinking of just using mpg123 as all of my folders are formatted in artist/a...
fre d die BSD 108 55,072 15-07-2020, 11:26 AM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

awesome! i'm using cmus at the moment but was thinking of just using mpg123 as all of my folders are formatted in artist/album/song so the directory is very easy to navigate to play songs without an n...
fre d die BSD 108 55,072 15-07-2020, 08:44 AM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

(31-12-2019, 02:13 PM)z3bra Wrote: music: curl + soxSox is a set of command line tools right? do you simply just select the file or folder of music you want to play with it, or can you use it in a m...
fre d die BSD 108 55,072 14-07-2020, 10:01 AM
  Thread: Hell again
Post: RE: Hell again

(11-07-2020, 08:52 PM)ckester Wrote: I know the title of this thread is probably a typo, but every time I check the list of "Active Threads" and see it, I think that it my case it would mean waking ...
fre d die 10 3,867 12-07-2020, 05:32 AM
  Thread: Hell again
Post: RE: Hell again

haha can't believe i didn't notice that. apologies.
fre d die 10 3,867 09-07-2020, 04:31 PM
  Thread: Hell again
Post: RE: Hell again

hell? enlighten me.
fre d die 10 3,867 09-07-2020, 03:30 PM
  Thread: Hell again
Post: Hell again

Hi, i was last here is 2017 when i had arch on my desktop. since then i've completed an a-level in comp sci and am currently studing fine art. Recently bought a thinkpad x200 and installed gentoo on i...
fre d die 10 3,867 09-07-2020, 01:58 PM
  Thread: Keeping machines alive
Post: RE: Keeping machines alive

(13-10-2018, 10:21 PM)Steph Wrote: (13-10-2018, 08:09 PM)jkl Wrote: Cheap earphones never sound good IMO. This. Cheap headphones make music sound like its echoing out of a trash can in the middle ...
fre d die Old school stuff 13 9,512 09-07-2020, 01:39 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

Dear Unix diary, last thursday i installed gentoo sucsessfully for the first time. last time i tried was probably 2017 and always ran into problems at with grub. i recently decided its time to get rid...
fre d die Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 126,272 08-07-2020, 04:47 PM
  Thread: Nixers Default Theme
Post: RE: Nixers Default Theme

(04-04-2017, 10:56 AM)venam Wrote: (03-04-2017, 11:16 AM)fre d die Wrote: shouldn't i use qutebrowser, and the ad blocker is just a host blockerCan you retry now. There was an issue with sameorigi...
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 45 23,372 04-04-2017, 12:06 PM
  Thread: Nixers Default Theme
Post: RE: Nixers Default Theme

(03-04-2017, 01:09 AM)venam Wrote: (02-04-2017, 08:09 PM)fre d die Wrote: edit appears nixers.net is still light but nixers.net/index.php is the dark theme, but the home button redirects to nixers...
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 45 23,372 03-04-2017, 11:16 AM
  Thread: Nixers Default Theme
Post: RE: Nixers Default Theme

night mode doen't appear to be working for me on the homepage, working everywhere else though edit appears nixers.net is still light but nixers.net/index.php is the dark theme, but the home button re...
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 45 23,372 02-04-2017, 08:09 PM
  Thread: Nixers Default Theme
Post: RE: Nixers Default Theme

(30-03-2017, 12:24 AM)venam Wrote: (29-03-2017, 05:07 PM)fre d die Wrote: hmm, coming back to it now i think i like the dark blank theme the mostI'm intrigued, why the change of choice? Also, you ...
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 45 23,372 30-03-2017, 07:16 AM
  Thread: Nixers Default Theme
Post: RE: Nixers Default Theme

(29-03-2017, 09:17 AM)venam Wrote: It's still tied. Maybe everyone could clarify why they want their choice to be the default theme.hmm, coming back to it now i think i like the dark blank theme the...
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 45 23,372 29-03-2017, 05:07 PM
  Thread: messaging app
Post: RE: messaging app

i feel like i am too far down the facebook hole, when it comes to communication to where i can't really delete it...
fre d die Android & Iphone 18 12,807 17-03-2017, 01:37 PM
  Thread: messaging app
Post: RE: messaging app

i use facebook messenger, i would rarther use something like signal but it would be near impossible to convince all my freinds to do the same.
fre d die Android & Iphone 18 12,807 16-03-2017, 02:56 PM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

i still get this error... https://hastebin.com/riduzumunu.rb
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 58,007 16-03-2017, 01:38 PM
  Thread: hola
Post: RE: hola

(15-03-2017, 08:29 PM)fhee Wrote: Hola my friend! welcome to nixers. Mentioning that you said "Hola", are you in England for Erasmus?Thanks for asking! but no i am brittish, altough if i do learn a ...
fre d die 9 4,944 16-03-2017, 01:34 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

Dear Unix Diary, Yesterday i installed pass. I decided it was about time i changed all my passwords to something more secure, and after a bit of research i decided to use pas...
fre d die Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 126,272 15-03-2017, 06:13 PM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

(03-01-2017, 07:26 PM)xero Wrote: *ATTENTION!* SSL IS NOW REQUIRED FOR UNIX.CHAT! USE PORT 6697 here are the relevant lines from my irssi config: https://github.com/xero/dotfiles/blob/ma...ig#L1...
fre d die Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 58,007 14-03-2017, 06:58 PM
  Thread: hola
Post: hola

Hello, i found this forum recently from some comments in /r/unixporn, and found it to be a very nice place after lurking around a bit. I am very new to the ricing scene (installed arch anout a month a...
fre d die 9 4,944 14-03-2017, 06:25 PM