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  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

I'm trying to attend this year,- probably won't be a speaker though. Things I could imagine talking about in the future: - Writing shell-scripts that are easy to use & extend - Automation with s...
TheAnachron Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 8,459 04-10-2021, 06:44 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(05-06-2021, 10:07 AM)Ramiferous Wrote: My post is coming!!! hold up! screenshot vid Sorry for the slow typing.... I felt like I was under so much pressure, it was so weird!So I expected `miccdd` ...
TheAnachron Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 8,706 05-06-2021, 03:57 PM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

#voidlinux as well: https://voidlinux.org/news/2021/05/freen...eover.html
TheAnachron Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 64,548 26-05-2021, 02:10 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

My script just calls https://kristaps.bsd.lv/lowdown/ for conversion.
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 401 205,432 26-05-2021, 05:17 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I wrote a handy shell script to convert markdown files to a browser presentation with simple keybindings like arrows and return/backspace. It even uses data encoded svg-favicons to keep it in a single...
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 401 205,432 26-05-2021, 04:13 AM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

Which IRC client are you using?
TheAnachron Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 64,548 24-05-2021, 06:20 AM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

I support this change.
TheAnachron Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 64,548 20-05-2021, 04:05 PM
  Thread: Your dream project
Post: RE: Your dream project

Some of your points are also the aim of https://www.serpentos.com/ maybe check it out?
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 25 15,502 11-05-2021, 10:26 AM
  Thread: Most automaton-friendly OS/Distro?
Post: RE: Most automaton-friendly OS/Distro?

There are many distros which have automated install scripts laying around publicly. Not sure what exactly you're planning to do? Do you want to automate VM creation and booting? Containers? Or just ...
TheAnachron Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 4 1,520 11-05-2021, 10:13 AM
  Thread: Picking a new distribution
Post: RE: Picking a new distribution

I'm using Void Linux because it's Arch Linux without systemd and with more stability.
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 16 4,163 11-05-2021, 06:22 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

This may be tiny but still very useful to me: ted = terminal editor Code:#!/bin/sh exec ${EDITOR} "${1}" tedw = terminal editor $(which) Code:#!/bin/sh w=$(which "${1}") || exit...
TheAnachron Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 103,743 10-05-2021, 02:34 AM
  Thread: The Hosting Thread
Post: RE: The Hosting Thread

I use Vultr and host quite a few services there: - DNS server which blocks ads and pr0n - VPN (which uses the DNS server from above) - Mail, Contacts, Events - Website (blog only for now, https://blog...
TheAnachron Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 9 2,422 21-04-2021, 02:55 AM
  Thread: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge
Post: RE: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge

Not sure if this is stupid or genius: > printf '/home/user,with,commas/tmp' | awk -F '/home/user,with,commas' '{print $2}'
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 15 3,061 16-04-2021, 02:57 AM
  Thread: Sharing Media
Post: RE: Sharing Media

It supports Kubernetes, it doesn't require it. I for example used it on a local partition. You can create very powerful applications that use cloud file storage APIs or a simple local bucket. It's qui...
TheAnachron Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 24 15,042 12-04-2021, 04:45 AM
  Thread: Sharing Media
Post: RE: Sharing Media

I'm using syncthing for sharing stuff between my laptop, phone and rpi. For trusted people in my local network I've set up a samba share on my RPI. For everything else I'm considering using https:/...
TheAnachron Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 24 15,042 12-04-2021, 04:24 AM
  Thread: Tiling Wallpapers.
Post: RE: Tiling Wallpapers.

My wallpaper: #1a2633 It's actually my base00 color. I never see my wallpaper, so that's why I don't have one.
TheAnachron Desktop Customization & Workflow 60 53,824 09-04-2021, 05:26 AM
  Thread: What font are you using now?
Post: RE: What font are you using now?

FiraSans, Hack and for icons Font-Awesome (Thinking about switching though). Edit: I've started transitioning to "Overpass" and "remixicon".
TheAnachron Desktop Customization & Workflow 100 73,189 07-04-2021, 04:07 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(28-02-2021, 11:36 PM)freem Wrote: I'm curious. What do you do in 50 lines of code? for FILE in *; do cat $header $FILE $footer > $FILE.html; done ? I mean, there's a lot of thing...
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 401 205,432 02-03-2021, 04:41 AM
  Thread: Keeping Track of Your Things
Post: RE: Keeping Track of Your Things

So it seems like you're not the typ of guy who would like reddit.com/r/datahoarder :-) I mostly keep it simple, so I have scripts for: - notes (sh-script) - calendar, contacts and tasks (radicale wi...
TheAnachron Desktop Customization & Workflow 53 30,244 26-02-2021, 03:16 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Too much to keep track of. My recent projects: - blog (50 LOC shell script to generate my blog based on markdown and template files) - pomo (Script for https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomodoro_Techniq...
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 401 205,432 25-02-2021, 07:54 AM
  Thread: Screencasting & Video streaming
Post: RE: Screencasting & Video streaming

I rarely record my video but when I do I just use ffmpeg with relevant parameters. Screen sharing is done via a ffserver as well. The initial idea/setup is from https://blog.z3bra.org/2016/08/deskt...
TheAnachron Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 14 10,052 25-02-2021, 07:50 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...

(22-02-2021, 09:42 PM)freem Wrote: I think in 3 years, there will be purely corporate distros, like Ubuntu, Centos (oh, no, that one is RIP, right), RHEL which will have became systemd/Linux instead...
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 21 10,337 25-02-2021, 04:15 AM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Fixing the forums

I use a default zoom of 100% on a QHD 27" desktop with 150% scaling and the font size is bigger than on most other websites, as stratex quoted. It's fine but one needs to get used to it.
TheAnachron Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 51,613 25-02-2021, 04:03 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Uhm what? If you use a "good" shell and don't do anti-patterns in it, the shell script will most likely be fast enough to not make any noticeable difference. The upsite however is you don't need to t...
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 401 205,432 07-01-2017, 06:10 PM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

(05-01-2017, 10:45 AM)josuah Wrote: (03-01-2017, 07:26 PM)xero Wrote: SSL IS NOW REQUIRED FOR UNIX.CHAT! USE PORT 6697 For all those ii wrappers scripts, there is a SSL patch for ii: (.html) http...
TheAnachron Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 64,548 05-01-2017, 10:58 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

jkl I am trying to avoid it as much as possible. All this RedHat stuff lately just seems so bad. It's not the idea but rather the execution. Maybe I should hop on the FreeBSD train.
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 401 205,432 05-01-2017, 09:25 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Converting to Void Linux as systemd is a sickness that I don't want to live with. Meanwhile I made a new concept for my security, backup, setup (with theme randomizer) and more.
TheAnachron Programming On Unix 401 205,432 05-01-2017, 09:00 AM
  Thread: CRUX or Gentoo?
Post: RE: CRUX or Gentoo?

Wow I would have thought it would be linked to the build script. Interesting, does it have a reason to be seperated?
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 32 33,869 04-11-2016, 04:10 PM
  Thread: CRUX or Gentoo?
Post: RE: CRUX or Gentoo?

Crux ports don't seem to use checksum... that's sad :( https://crux.nu/ports/crux-3.2/core/ports/Pkgfile
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 32 33,869 04-11-2016, 10:50 AM
  Thread: PEACEFUL systemd thread
Post: RE: PEACEFUL systemd thread

From my point of view systemd is cluttering the linux ecosystem with a near-second kernel, at least if it keeps growing as it is right now. From a technical view, this is both bad for quality and for...
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 24 19,254 03-11-2016, 01:45 PM
  Thread: Void Linux
Post: RE: Void Linux

In what way could runit use design improvements? Maybe we can get those improvements into the program.
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 12 10,604 30-10-2016, 05:17 AM
  Thread: Void Linux
Post: RE: Void Linux

@z3bra: Huh? It doesnt look too hard: https://github.com/voidlinux/void-packag...m/template I think the pre_build function is used just for this!
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 12 10,604 29-10-2016, 08:34 AM
  Thread: Void Linux
Post: RE: Void Linux

I believe a new package manager is not always a bad idea, I think people should give Void a try. The installer is kinda meh,- it's a console script with Dialog as GUI, I rather prefer a manuall insta...
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 12 10,604 28-10-2016, 09:09 AM
  Thread: Void Linux
Post: Void Linux

I would be interested to know what people think about http://voidlinux.eu Since Arch uses systemd and I am getting tired of systemd growing like a virus in my OS, I have decided I want to move to Voi...
TheAnachron GNU/Linux 12 10,604 27-10-2016, 04:24 AM
  Thread: Weird behavior while moving a directory
Post: RE: Weird behavior while moving a directory

You mean "Das ist historisch gewachsen." or?
TheAnachron Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 6 7,357 01-10-2016, 06:41 AM
  Thread: Default Programs
Post: RE: Default Programs

Nice write up! I would like to add https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/def...plications as it shows how to even declare new mime/types automatically for files with a specific pattern. I have myself...
TheAnachron Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 3 6,423 29-09-2016, 07:07 AM
  Thread: Weird behavior while moving a directory
Post: RE: Weird behavior while moving a directory

One also has to keep in mind that if user2 moves the directory to a new disk, user1 can not do anything in this directory. Read also about this (from wikipedia): Quote:A file's inode number stays th...
TheAnachron Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 6 7,357 29-09-2016, 06:25 AM
  Thread: Tag based file system?
Post: RE: Tag based file system?

The real advantage here is that you can have multiple tags on the same file. For example I have a folder called "Videos" and one called "People". Should a video from my family go into the people fold...
TheAnachron Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 5 4,991 20-09-2016, 11:47 AM
  Thread: Tag based file system?
Post: Tag based file system?

What do you think about this approach? Have you tried things like https://www.tagsistant.net yet? Please share your experience!
TheAnachron Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 5 4,991 20-09-2016, 10:48 AM
  Thread: #! /usr/bin/env considered harmful
Post: RE: #! /usr/bin/env considered harmful

I actually agree with pranomostro. That article also seems to be mosty linked to Python. I use #!/usr/bin/env very often. It makes the user flexible to do as he wish. If he messes this one up, it's n...
TheAnachron 11 11,068 15-09-2016, 06:18 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(13-09-2016, 01:17 PM)pranomostro Wrote: echo bG4K | base64 -dYou got it! Congratulation.
TheAnachron Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 13-09-2016, 01:36 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Sadly both are wrong :P One more hint before I resolve: "My calling order is confusing for some people, so that they will mess up their file system by it."
TheAnachron Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 13-09-2016, 11:45 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

@pranomostro: Nope, but also good try. I will give a few more hints. "My children cause chaos or order. Conflicts or peace. When they disappear, you will notice quickly"
TheAnachron Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 10-09-2016, 12:56 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

@z3bra: Nope, but good guess!
TheAnachron Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 09-09-2016, 01:29 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

@dslayer14: Nope, try again. Think easy and really care about every sentence I wrote. @venam: You got it! Edit: New one (a bit harder). My name is quite short, but no tool replaces me. I can crea...
TheAnachron Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 105,033 09-09-2016, 11:44 AM