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  Thread: What spoken languages do you know?
Post: RE: What spoken languages do you know?

English English! ;)
bsdkeith Off topic 88 48,917 06-09-2015, 04:23 PM
  Thread: BSD Guru
Post: RE: BSD Guru

Hope you know about http://daemonforums.org/index.php
bsdkeith BSD 3 4,267 04-09-2015, 05:34 AM
  Thread: BSD Guru
Post: RE: BSD Guru

Interesting, looks very new, (6 posts), unfortunately it appears to be an extremely slow site.
bsdkeith BSD 3 4,267 03-09-2015, 05:52 AM
  Thread: OpenBSD Native Hypervisor
Post: RE: OpenBSD Native Hypervisor

One for the big boys' hosting servers. (Not something a 'common user' such as myself would use.)
bsdkeith BSD 10 8,461 01-09-2015, 05:43 AM
  Thread: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?
Post: RE: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?

QWERTY UK - what I was brought up with, no reason to change.
bsdkeith Off topic 43 24,647 01-09-2015, 05:35 AM
  Thread: Which BSD do you use?
Post: RE: Which BSD do you use?

It's just a rehash of one I found on line, very basic. Code:$ cat .cwmrc # customize some bindings (C-control M-alt M1-button1) bind M-r        exec bind CM...
bsdkeith BSD 43 32,068 27-08-2015, 05:38 AM
  Thread: Which BSD do you use?
Post: RE: Which BSD do you use?

(25-08-2015, 01:54 PM)October Wrote: How do you like FreeBSD/GhostBSD compared to OpenBSD? Also CWM is a neat window manager.Prefer OpenBSD. Just spent an hour with cwm last night, creating my .cwmr...
bsdkeith BSD 43 32,068 26-08-2015, 06:09 AM
  Thread: Which BSD do you use?
Post: RE: Which BSD do you use?

I'm a fairly recent convert to OpenBSD also, (systemd made me look elsewhere in case it takes over Linux). I also use FreeBSD on machines that are not supported fully under OpenBSD, & have used G...
bsdkeith BSD 43 32,068 25-08-2015, 06:13 AM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

I guess I'd have to say, Absolute OpenBSD (2nd ed). Though I do also have Sudo Mastery & The Book of PF to read sometime. :)
bsdkeith Off topic 28 15,010 12-08-2015, 05:26 AM
  Thread: AntiX 15 review.
Post: RE: AntiX 15 review.

I used the base version (Fluxbox) when installing 13.1, & have updated from there, it's a nice light system great for browsing & e-mailing, my main use of it on a netbook (which has a Broadcom...
bsdkeith GNU/Linux 4 4,441 11-08-2015, 07:16 AM
  Thread: AntiX 15 review.
Post: AntiX 15 review.

Now available for reading on Distrowatch. http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20150810#antix
bsdkeith GNU/Linux 4 4,441 10-08-2015, 02:23 PM
  Thread: Following OpenBSD-current
Post: RE: Following OpenBSD-current

I believe you will be OK, from what I've read, but I'm quite new to OpenBSD. If no one on here can give you a definitive answer, go to http://daemonforums.org/index.php - some very experienced people ...
bsdkeith BSD 4 5,161 07-08-2015, 09:03 AM
  Thread: thoughts on chrome os?
Post: RE: thoughts on chrome os?

I would just put my normal O/S onto it.
bsdkeith GNU/Linux 9 5,557 03-08-2015, 07:16 AM
  Thread: Unix and the Industry
Post: RE: Unix and the Industry

Corporations will invest to incorporate technology that they can make money out of, (Redhat & systemd for example), changing the way unix works in Linux. (Thankfully, BSD will not allow this sort ...
bsdkeith Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 7 4,640 03-08-2015, 07:12 AM
  Thread: OpenBSD - fdisk
Post: RE: OpenBSD - fdisk

These might help. http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq14.html#fdisk http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq4.html http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq4.html#Morefdisk
bsdkeith BSD 1 2,553 01-08-2015, 06:40 AM
  Thread: Post the strangest, most unique distros you've encountered
Post: RE: Post the strangest, most unique distros you've...

Quote:I think you meant Yggdrasil ;) That's the one. (I tried searching for the name but didn't find a mention of it.) :)
bsdkeith Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 20 13,623 31-07-2015, 04:46 AM
  Thread: Post the strangest, most unique distros you've encountered
Post: RE: Post the strangest, most unique distros you've...

Maybe Ystradol (not sure I've spelt it right), as it was the first distributed Linux, from what I remember. In the earlier days, live CDs where pretty weird. :) (The first Knoppix.)
bsdkeith Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 20 13,623 30-07-2015, 05:50 AM
  Thread: Looking for laptop
Post: RE: Looking for laptop

HP-G62, Acer Aspire One 532 & 722, (Novatech & Advent also), all work well with Linux, (& most are also suitable for use with BSD).
bsdkeith Hardware talk 17 11,051 29-07-2015, 02:24 PM
  Thread: Hi there.
Post: RE: Hi there.

We all had to start knowing very little, then we tended to install everything but the kitchen sink, then we found what works for us, we are all individuals with a common interest. :)
bsdkeith 7 3,235 28-07-2015, 09:32 AM
  Thread: Your Music Collection
Post: RE: Your Music Collection

Quote:Question: do you guys care about audio quality, lossless and all that? Nope. I just rip to mp3.
bsdkeith Off topic 43 33,817 25-07-2015, 05:05 AM
  Thread: Personal information management
Post: RE: Personal information management

To-do lists - if any, they will be a text file; echo, vi, grep Contacts - are stored in my email programs Calendars (and notifications) - cal (at) Note taking and storage - (paper) notebook Email setu...
bsdkeith Desktop Customization & Workflow 17 11,688 25-07-2015, 05:00 AM
  Thread: Switching From Machine To machine
Post: RE: Switching From Machine To machine

Since switching over to OpenBSD as my main operating system, (most of my Linux machines have now been converted). I presently have a desktop running OpenBSD (my daytime machine - 1GB ram / 64GB SSD) ...
bsdkeith Hardware talk 23 14,507 23-07-2015, 04:46 AM
  Thread: Do you use a startpage?
Post: RE: Do you use a startpage?

I used to do that, vain, when I was on dial-up, but since getting broadband, I have too many bookmarked places that I visit regularly, it would be too messy the old way. :)
bsdkeith Desktop Customization & Workflow 13 8,495 15-07-2015, 01:30 PM
  Thread: Do you use a startpage?
Post: RE: Do you use a startpage?

I don't, just a blank page, go from there.
bsdkeith Desktop Customization & Workflow 13 8,495 15-07-2015, 07:28 AM
  Thread: CRUX or Gentoo?
Post: RE: CRUX or Gentoo?

Don't forget that you could use a usb wifi adapter with BSD, which you can take with you if you upgrade to a different flavour or upgrade your hardware, so it's not all bad just because your built in ...
bsdkeith GNU/Linux 32 32,409 11-07-2015, 02:03 PM
  Thread: OpenBSD battery state
Post: RE: OpenBSD battery state

Thanks for your post jvarg, I will give that a go.
bsdkeith BSD 5 4,615 11-07-2015, 05:10 AM
  Thread: In I come
Post: RE: In I come

Most people on here run 'lightweight' - but it's all 'nix underneath. :)
bsdkeith 9 3,897 10-07-2015, 05:50 AM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

OpenBSD has cwm, might be something you would like. :)
bsdkeith 16 7,814 10-07-2015, 05:47 AM
  Thread: How old are you?
Post: RE: How old are you?

Just had a look through at other peoples ages - think I might have to leave - I'm 65! :lol:
bsdkeith Off topic 121 58,033 08-07-2015, 06:49 AM
  Thread: New Meat Here
Post: RE: New Meat Here

I think script programming is a good way to learn the basics, as you don't have to compile to run them, & if/when you make a mistake, it is easier/quicker to recheck, but compiled programs tend to...
bsdkeith 9 4,692 04-07-2015, 06:08 AM
  Thread: Just a short script I wrote to disable my mouse to get me into better workflow habits
Post: RE: Just a short script I wrote to disable my mous...

(01-07-2015, 05:08 PM)October Wrote: Interesting, will have to try it later. I am guilty of sometimes using the arrows keys in vim.Sacriledge! :)
bsdkeith 15 8,854 02-07-2015, 06:01 AM
  Thread: Nixers Stickers
Post: RE: Nixers Stickers

Colours usually brings extra cost. :)
bsdkeith Community & Forums Related Discussions 61 44,728 22-06-2015, 09:56 AM
  Thread: Best web browser
Post: RE: Best web browser

Dillo, not the easiest to use but seems stable & is light weight.
bsdkeith GNU/Linux 39 26,293 19-06-2015, 04:57 AM
  Thread: Personal data backup: tar o cpio + gzip
Post: RE: Personal data backup: tar o cpio + gzip

Depends on the size of your data. tar plus gzip, else rsync for larger amounts with its incremental backup.
bsdkeith 6 4,880 17-06-2015, 01:21 PM
  Thread: Devuan based & systemd free distro.
Post: RE: Devuan based & systemd free distro.

It's in the title - maybe needs url tags on here. http://sourceforge.net/projects/antix-li...antiX-14R/ This is the first distro to be using Devuan, (as far as I know).
bsdkeith GNU/Linux 3 3,011 09-06-2015, 02:27 PM
  Thread: Devuan based & systemd free distro.
Post: Devuan based & systemd free distro.

antiX-15-beta3 uses devuan base. It is systemd-free. http://sourceforge.net/projects/anti...ing/antiX-14R/ Regular AntiX & MX can be found here, http://antix.mepis.com/index.php?title=Main_Page
bsdkeith GNU/Linux 3 3,011 09-06-2015, 08:35 AM
  Thread: What email service provider do you use?
Post: RE: What email service provider do you use?

I have accounts with Gmail, Yahoo, & Hotmail. (All free to use.)
bsdkeith Security & Cryptography 10 9,486 09-06-2015, 04:39 AM
  Thread: What's your oldest piece of hardware that's still alive?
Post: RE: What's your oldest piece of hardware that's st...

Looks like mine is from around 2004, HP D530 P4 3GHz with 1Gb ram, it came with IDE & SATA, & has lost its case/mobo only. Now only used occassionally for testing distros, with either a pendri...
bsdkeith Old school stuff 26 20,727 06-06-2015, 10:25 AM
  Thread: Where to start with BSD?
Post: RE: Where to start with BSD?

Glad to hear it, hope you enjoy your experience, (& tell others :)).
bsdkeith BSD 4 4,220 01-06-2015, 07:54 AM
  Thread: Where to start with BSD?
Post: RE: Where to start with BSD?

Start by installing it! ;) BSD is very similar to Linux, just that some programs will use slightly different syntax. So, if you know Linux, you know (probably 90% of) BSD. :) You may find some hardwar...
bsdkeith BSD 4 4,220 01-06-2015, 04:12 AM
  Thread: Post your specs.
Post: RE: Post your specs.

Networking them, or rather having a go at, was the initial reason I aquired so many (low end) machines, I was going to try PXE booting as well, however I decided not to continue along those lines as ...
bsdkeith Hardware talk 62 42,907 20-05-2015, 05:30 AM
  Thread: Post your specs.
Post: RE: Post your specs.

Main machine: Nova/Foxcomm mini ITX 3.3 GHz i3 processor 4Gb ram 500Gb HDD (Sitting in a 10.5x10.5x3.75 inch case) Attached to a HP w19ev monitor with built in speakers (19" WTFT) USB keyboard & o...
bsdkeith Hardware talk 62 42,907 19-05-2015, 04:23 AM
  Thread: Creating an OpenBSD distro
Post: RE: Creating an OpenBSD distro

Thought people might be interested in this - http://daemonforums.org/showthread.php?t=9108 (A lightweight desktop environment using OpenBSD 5.7)
bsdkeith BSD 15 10,195 13-05-2015, 05:23 AM
  Thread: Hi everybody
Post: RE: Hi everybody

Not sure if you will be able to use OpenBSD on your machine, but take a look here http://www.openbsd.org/plat.html FreeBSD tends to support more computers because it has more drivers, take a look here...
bsdkeith 9 4,398 10-05-2015, 06:13 AM
  Thread: Just a short script I wrote to disable my mouse to get me into better workflow habits
Post: RE: Just a short script I wrote to disable my mous...

Now that could be handy when you don't want an accidental brushing of the touchpad to interupt your keyboarding on a laptop. (Thanks for posting.)
bsdkeith 15 8,854 07-05-2015, 05:51 AM