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  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: RE: Community Packaging Initiative

No-one's doing Void yet. Actually we only have stuff for FreeBSD and OpenBSD right now. I'm not 100% familiar with how Void Linux packaging works, but it looks to me (from looking at this) like it's n...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 8,377 14-01-2018, 08:26 PM
  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: RE: Community Packaging Initiative

I decided to package wmutils for OpenBSD and it was committed to the ports tree! Take a look here. wmutils was written by some members of our community, including z3bra, dcat and many others (includi...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 8,377 14-01-2018, 01:45 PM
  Thread: OpenBSD on personal laptop?
Post: RE: OpenBSD on personal laptop?

GPU passthrough on laptops with integrated+Nvidia graphics is a bit dodgy, I haven't been able to get it to work. It's not like a desktop where you just have the iGPU somewhere and the discrete GPU el...
pizzaroll1 BSD 16 14,998 06-12-2017, 08:27 PM
  Thread: OpenBSD on personal laptop?
Post: RE: OpenBSD on personal laptop?

Hello. I have OpenBSD installed on all of my machines, including my personal laptop that I use for programming, gaming, etc. I do dual boot with Windows due to terrible proprietary software I have to ...
pizzaroll1 BSD 16 14,998 06-12-2017, 05:00 PM
  Thread: Rewrite of urnn in pure C
Post: RE: Rewrite of urnn in pure C

It's nothing specific, it's just that the FANN library, as of the latest version 2.2.0 at least, lets you create and manipulate training data structs directly, without any need to write any intermedia...
pizzaroll1 Programming On Unix 2 1,977 06-09-2017, 01:20 PM
  Thread: Rewrite of urnn in pure C
Post: Rewrite of urnn in pure C

I wanted to use urnn, it worked well enough, however I was dissatisfied with the hackiness of the scripts. Obviously neeasade had the same idea since there is a C branch of the urnn repo with hints of...
pizzaroll1 Programming On Unix 2 1,977 06-09-2017, 11:51 AM
  Thread: How do I go about sharing an external HDD between GNU/Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD?
Post: RE: How do I go about sharing an external HDD betw...

Ext2 on OpenBSD is good enough, in my opinion. Although it's not really battle-tested by a lot of users, I've been sharing /home between OpenBSD and Debian for >1 year on ext2 with no problems (lot...
pizzaroll1 BSD 13 6,882 16-08-2017, 09:26 PM
  Thread: Greetings all - Introducing myself
Post: RE: Greetings all - Introducing myself

(08-08-2017, 05:18 PM)1Byte Wrote: Get *nix running on my mac68k That's pretty cool. I recently got my old Sun workstation up and running with OpenBSD, but that's pretty much plug and play, sparc...
pizzaroll1 10 4,255 09-08-2017, 09:06 PM
  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: RE: Community Packaging Initiative

It works on my machine with a few tweaks: http://ix.io/yW4 The first patch adds X11INC and freetype2 to INCS, this fixes the build on OpenBSD. The second is optional and removes all of the "echo CC...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 8,377 06-08-2017, 10:15 PM
  Thread: My very own mails
Post: RE: My very own mails

Hey, z3bra, do you have any more information on your setup? I would love to hear about it. In particular, which MDA, MTA, you use. I set up my own mail server, but I never bothered to set up POP/IMAP...
pizzaroll1 Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 11 6,109 04-08-2017, 08:52 AM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

Tmplt Wrote:Bookwyrm is currently licensed under the GPLv3+, mostly because pybind11 is as well. Will this cause trouble during packaging? No. Any widely approved-of free license is fine. Any license ...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 58,528 03-08-2017, 12:34 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

What I perhaps meant to say was that the WTFPL isn't a sensible license. The problem is, for anyone who wants their software to be used by anyone, the WTFPL is dangerous since it doesn't include a di...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 58,528 02-08-2017, 11:17 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

Yeah that's why I said we can just do this stuff on the forum for now. A mailing list would be nice, but it seems as if people did not consider enough the next sentence where I said a mailing list is ...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 58,528 02-08-2017, 09:05 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

Perhaps we could do something like what many projects do (e.g. OpenBSD, Linux, GNU, many many more) and have mailing lists for each project where people can send patches if they want them to be review...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 58,528 01-08-2017, 09:33 PM
  Thread: Hi all!
Post: RE: Hi all!

Hello and welcome! I would also suggest one of the *BSDs if you want a more UNIX-y experience. But you'll probably find that they have converged a lot with Linux, they're all fairly easy to use. If y...
pizzaroll1 15 5,801 31-07-2017, 08:36 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I'm working on getting an old Sun Ultra 5 workstation up and running. See here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultra_5/10 if you don't know of it. I have no monitor, mouse or keyboard right now, so I ...
pizzaroll1 Programming On Unix 343 119,432 31-07-2017, 01:56 PM
  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: RE: Community Packaging Initiative

Well, I don't know how it works for some Linux distros. But for {Free,Open,Net}BSD, Gentoo, the port/ebuild itself ends up in a version-controlled tree with the rest of the ports so there's no point k...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 8,377 29-07-2017, 09:49 AM
  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: RE: Community Packaging Initiative

The goal for me is that our ports repos will be transient. Once we package everything and they are added to the OS repositories, there is no need to keep them around: the history of updates etc. will ...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 8,377 28-07-2017, 07:42 PM
  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: RE: Community Packaging Initiative

I can write ports for OpenBSD. My SSH public key is: Code:ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABAQCtG7r+Zz7KBxxaBSIl78R3yVBHJLIBx+THqLX82n30Zp8VEbSeEKnyJFGMg8qf9YgxW3S4MuQACMjIOhubdA3QgT/lCiIJFEozPNj+I...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 8,377 27-07-2017, 01:17 PM
  Thread: Community Packaging Initiative
Post: Community Packaging Initiative

Lots of people have made cool and useful programs, but they aren't used as much as they should be. Part of the reason is that when presented with two solutions for a problem, a user tends to go for th...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 8,377 27-07-2017, 01:08 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

Could you explain the benefits of using a structured file format? I don't think we'll be using frontends to this: everyone will edit and read the files in a text editor, so I can't think of any benefi...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 58,528 25-07-2017, 07:30 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

Just write a TODO file in some sort of format. When you're doing a task, add a note to it saying you're doing that task. Why does it need to be so complicated? This is just bikeshedding, it's not like...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 58,528 25-07-2017, 12:46 PM
  Thread: Nixers Self Assessment
Post: RE: Nixers Self Assessment

We could try to get nixers' software projects into official distro and OS package repositories. This is a useful endeavour in and of itself but would also have the side effect of having people check o...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 9,326 24-07-2017, 08:49 PM
  Thread: keybase.io - users thread!
Post: RE: keybase.io - users thread!

https://keybase.io/kaashif I also have 20 invites, so if anyone wants one, just ask.
pizzaroll1 Off topic 33 13,156 11-03-2017, 03:58 PM
  Thread: Post your website
Post: RE: Post your website

(15-05-2016, 09:25 AM)jkl Wrote: It's amazing to see how short-lived some of your websites are, given the number of 404s when clicking through this thread. It's really weird. I suppose that's becaus...
pizzaroll1 The WWW 123 58,830 15-05-2016, 05:43 PM
  Thread: Post your website
Post: RE: Post your website

I made a a wiki page for people to add their sites to. If you want to add your site or update something, you can already do it if you're in the nixers-projects org. If not, ask to be added by one of t...
pizzaroll1 The WWW 123 58,830 15-05-2016, 09:06 AM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

I really liked The Wheel of Time (by Robert Jordan) and have read the series (of 14 books, so maybe this isn't an appropriate answer) 3 times. It's not for everyone and maybe I just like it so much be...
pizzaroll1 Off topic 28 9,391 12-08-2015, 07:18 AM
  Thread: Does anyone here use an alternative keyboard layout?
Post: Does anyone here use an alternative keyboard layou...

A couple of days ago, my hands got pretty painful after a long session of typing. This had been happening quite regularly, so I looked into keyboard layouts and decided to learn the Dvorak layout. Aft...
pizzaroll1 Off topic 1 1,226 10-08-2015, 08:20 PM
  Thread: CRUX or Gentoo?
Post: RE: CRUX or Gentoo?

There isn't really any inherent advantage to building from source in and of itself, the real cool stuff comes from being able to customise your programs and your OS however you want it. For example, d...
pizzaroll1 GNU/Linux 32 24,102 16-07-2015, 10:46 AM
  Thread: A Week In The TTY
Post: RE: A Week In The TTY

That's great, that's after my last exam, I'll have loads of time to do this. For the record, I really can't be bothered to learn dvtm or tmux, so I'll just use Emacs. Gnus for email, eww for internet,...
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 85 38,022 20-06-2015, 08:45 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(13-06-2015, 12:56 PM)venam Wrote: You could help with https://github.com/nixers-projects/tty-week-timer.'ll definitely be taking part in that challenge, so maybe I will help out with that. I do hav...
pizzaroll1 Programming On Unix 343 119,432 13-06-2015, 04:00 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: What are you working on?

I've been a bit bored recently, I don't have any ideas on what to program, rice, write on my blog, or anything. So I haven't been working on much. Are you working on a project at the moment? The next...
pizzaroll1 Programming On Unix 343 119,432 13-06-2015, 08:47 AM
  Thread: A Week In The TTY
Post: RE: A Week In The TTY

As long as I can play video and browse the web (which I can, framebuffer is actually quite good), I'll be fine. A harder challenge would be something crazy, like doing everything in Emacs for a week.
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 85 38,022 06-06-2015, 06:29 PM
  Thread: Where to start with BSD?
Post: RE: Where to start with BSD?

If plain FreeBSD is too different from Linux, too hard to install etc, you can also install PC-BSD, which is FreeBSD with a graphical installer, a few desktop environments to choose from, and an easie...
pizzaroll1 BSD 4 2,825 01-06-2015, 01:15 PM
  Thread: Creating an OpenBSD distro
Post: RE: Creating an OpenBSD distro

I'm really sorry, but I haven't really had any time recently to work on the project, and I don't think I will any time soon due to exams and that sort of thing. If you are really looking to move from...
pizzaroll1 BSD 15 6,915 25-01-2015, 05:04 PM
  Thread: A simple licensing question.
Post: RE: A simple licensing question.

BSD. I really don't care about anything anyone does with my code unless they claim they made it. In actual fact, I wouldn't be able to stop someone from cloning a repo, compiling some packages and cla...
pizzaroll1 Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 26 9,095 26-11-2014, 02:30 PM
  Thread: OpenBSD USB install
Post: RE: OpenBSD USB install

You know, for a good few versions now, OpenBSD has had pre-made USB images you can just dd to a USB stick. Here is the one for amd64, for example. There is no need for anything complicated now, you ca...
pizzaroll1 BSD 14 8,169 26-11-2014, 02:24 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

EDIT: Never mind, ignore this post. I can't delete it, can someone with permission do so?
pizzaroll1 Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 804,739 19-11-2014, 04:35 PM
  Thread: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks
Post: RE: Proposition of a Unix podcast

BSDNow is another podcast I enjoy. I don't think there exists a podcast about ricing, it's a cool idea.
pizzaroll1 Community & Forums Related Discussions 151 46,200 09-11-2014, 06:10 PM
  Thread: Show us your terminal
Post: RE: Show us your terminal

Here's mine. I also opened some games because it'd be very boring otherwise. [Image: http://i.imgur.com/oyVG5Ho.png]
pizzaroll1 Desktop Customization & Workflow 38 19,098 09-11-2014, 08:15 AM
  Thread: Creating an OpenBSD distro
Post: RE: Creating an OpenBSD distro

Thanks for the encouragement! Earlier today, I pushed some new stuff which makes it actually usable. You can log in, write things using the only editor you need (cat) and even change your hostname. Th...
pizzaroll1 BSD 15 6,915 30-10-2014, 01:08 PM
  Thread: Creating an OpenBSD distro
Post: RE: Creating an OpenBSD distro

Well, you can still run the image using QEMU, but you can't build a new image (only really important for development). Also, there's barely anything in the image other than a shell. I'm mainly trying ...
pizzaroll1 BSD 15 6,915 26-10-2014, 05:14 PM
  Thread: Creating an OpenBSD distro
Post: RE: Creating an OpenBSD distro

Oh man, I accidentally nuked everything in /etc, /bin, /usr, and /sbin by installing with DESTDIR set to nothing. Wow, I'm a genius. Anyway, I assume the lack of replies means no-one has any ideas, s...
pizzaroll1 BSD 15 6,915 26-10-2014, 08:49 AM
  Thread: Creating an OpenBSD distro
Post: Creating an OpenBSD distro

That project we had going a while back to make a Nixers Linux distro was pretty cool, I thought, but I like OpenBSD more. I had to think of a name for the repo, so I called it DietBSD (like diet libc,...
pizzaroll1 BSD 15 6,915 23-10-2014, 10:13 AM
  Thread: Ricerous, A Community Project About Ricing
Post: RE: Ricerous, A Community Project About Ricing

v3 is a lot longer than v2 and has a lot more stuff regarding patents, tivoization etc. I'm no expert, I just looked at StackOverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/41460...3-licenses. The most i...
pizzaroll1 Desktop Customization & Workflow 66 38,507 23-10-2014, 07:59 AM