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  Thread: Hello there
Post: RE: Hello there

Quote:welcome to nixers
xero 6 3,480 13-01-2020, 05:40 PM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

music: cmus video: mpv volume control: amixer file manager: n/a (core utils) terminal emulator: rxvt-unicode text editor: nvim (or some tiny vi clone for speed) mail client: n/a image viewer: feh torr...
xero BSD 108 57,995 26-12-2019, 03:44 PM
  Thread: Cyber security/Hacking materials
Post: RE: Cyber security/Hacking materials

for ctf's specifically: https://vulnhub.com https://www.root-me.org/en/Capture-The-Flag/ https://ctftime.org https://github.com/apsdehal/awesome-ctf more generalized info: https://github.com/jekil...
xero Security & Cryptography 5 3,638 06-12-2019, 07:27 PM
  Thread: Personal websites
Post: RE: Personal websites

https://0w.nz https://xero.nu not all programming but fun
xero Off topic 9 5,648 26-11-2019, 07:03 PM
  Thread: Hey Nixers, what do you do when you are stuck on a programming/tech problem?
Post: RE: Hey Nixers, what do you do when you are stuck ...

i whole heartedly believe in exploiting the observer effect. it seems like as soon as i give up and ask for help on a problem i discover the answer myself. the statistics on my self answered stackover...
xero Off topic 10 5,885 19-08-2019, 06:40 PM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

Quote: welcome, back, to nixers
xero 8 4,413 26-06-2019, 03:04 PM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

for non-technial books: william gibson is my favorite author. it's hard to pick one book as a favorite. both the sprawl {neuromancer, count zero, mona lisa overdrive} and bridge {virtual light, idoru,...
xero Off topic 28 15,017 26-06-2019, 03:03 PM
  Thread: managing dotfiles with gnu stow
Post: RE: managing dotfiles with gnu stow

this post was about my personal workflow and what works for me. ricing and beaning is all about your own personal workflows. i intended this post as a thought experiment more than a "you should do thi...
xero GNU/Linux 23 14,683 17-06-2019, 06:04 PM
  Thread: Raspberry Pi <3
Post: RE: Raspberry Pi <3

(31-05-2019, 07:08 AM)fraun Wrote: kodi or osmc, for that obvious media centre tv thing. my nas also runs kodi and is already plugged into the tv. i wanna incoperate these pi's into my basement lab ...
xero Other Embedded Platforms and Hardware Hacking 63 43,184 31-05-2019, 11:36 AM
  Thread: Raspberry Pi <3
Post: RE: Raspberry Pi <3

i got 4 1st gen pi's at a thrift shop. still haven't decided what to do w/ them. i was thinking about making a mini-cluster or something... but idk
xero Other Embedded Platforms and Hardware Hacking 63 43,184 30-05-2019, 02:38 PM
  Thread: hi
Post: RE: hi

Quote:welcome to nixers
xero 7 3,643 13-05-2019, 01:14 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

found a vintage screenshot i'd never posted. mafia discovered a wallpaper pack from the nineteen hundred and nineties, i was editing the colors to match my blaquemagick theme [Image: https://i.imgur....
xero Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,117,383 24-04-2019, 03:47 PM
  Thread: Remote work solution
Post: RE: Remote work solution

i vpn into private networks then usually mosh or ssh onto the systems i need to access. i use remote desktop super infrequently. i only use tmux locally, but it makes managing multiple sessions both l...
xero Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 26 9,231 24-04-2019, 03:45 PM
  Thread: Network Managers
Post: RE: Network Managers

i used to use wpa_supplication and netctl for a long time. but i've gone back to just using networkmanager with dmenu
xero Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 13 7,058 19-04-2019, 04:30 PM
  Thread: desktop showcases
Post: RE: desktop showcases

my dotfiles readme: https://github.com/xero/dotfiles#previews
xero Desktop Customization & Workflow 11 8,153 19-04-2019, 04:16 PM
  Thread: To reboot or not to reboot
Post: RE: To reboot or not to reboot

my personal machines are like booleans... either on when im using them or off when im done. none of that s{leep,uspend} bs. as for servers i only really reboot them when i make a ton of up{dat,grad}e...
xero Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 14 7,845 19-04-2019, 03:44 PM
  Thread: A capital 'i'
Post: RE: A capital 'i'

Quote:welcome to nixers
xero 14 8,714 18-03-2019, 04:09 PM
  Thread: ASCII & ANSI Art - The Unix Style
Post: RE: ASCII & ANSI Art - The Unix Style

so after all this time doing ascii and ansi art i feel like i should talk about my workflow. when i started, like everything else texted based, i used {neo,}vim. but after learning about the "proper ...
xero Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 50 39,522 07-03-2019, 12:35 PM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

(06-03-2019, 11:50 AM)pyratebeard Wrote: As discussed on #unix here is my current work setup ok, i'll play... [Image: https://i.imgur.com/W4Vs2HZ.jpg] - arch on mbp - dual widescreens (web + ter...
xero Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 167,050 06-03-2019, 12:28 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

<i'm late on posting this> dear unix diary, we got new laptops at work. and i was forced to hand over my trusty old mac air running arch for a macbook pro (mbp13,1) with the latest osx. i'd not...
xero Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 132,169 25-10-2018, 01:27 PM
  Thread: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"
Post: RE: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"

for me, optimizing my {workflow,environment} is cathartic. making my setup visually appealing and working the way that's best for me helps me improve. it's an iterative process. if i dont try out new ...
xero Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 30 18,926 25-10-2018, 01:01 PM
  Thread: Hello from Ohio
Post: RE: Hello from Ohio

Quote:welcome to nixers
xero 4 2,752 25-10-2018, 12:24 PM
  Thread: Been a while
Post: RE: Been a while

unix.chat is still the irc server. venam has been doing a fantastic job w/ the newsletter. i've been mostly focusing on ascii/ansi art and silly shell scripts.
xero Off topic 5 4,147 25-10-2018, 12:23 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(02-05-2018, 11:00 AM)dab Wrote: Nice setups, gentlemen! @xero are you using any kind of bar or notifications? i've been using dunst for notifications. i dont use a bar, my tmux status is all i need.
xero Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,117,383 25-10-2018, 12:15 PM
  Thread: Scavenger Hunts Solutions (The making of)
Post: RE: Scavenger Hunts Solutions (The making of)

i will share {this,these} step{,s} from the original that are still online: https://git.io/an-intimate-moment
xero Community & Forums Related Discussions 5 4,862 16-08-2018, 11:06 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

trying something new from my usual #222 [Image: https://w1r3.net/TMaXqs.png] [Image: https://w1r3.net/JjDUuE.png] https://git.io/.files
xero Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,117,383 01-05-2018, 08:59 AM
  Thread: Howdy, y'all!
Post: RE: Howdy, y'all!

Quote: welcome to nixers!
xero 10 6,912 19-04-2018, 04:17 PM
  Thread: Brainstorm About Scientifically Proven Digital Attention Helpers
Post: RE: Brainstorm About Scientifically Proven Digital...

i have been halving my deadlines for years now to try and force myself to focus and work {hard,fast}er. but you have to really convince yourself the new deadline is "real" or the effect is useless. th...
xero Off topic 9 9,294 02-04-2018, 01:30 PM
  Thread: Hello, nixers.
Post: RE: Hello, nixers.

(27-12-2017, 02:41 AM)vypr Wrote: Welcome to Nixers.
xero 9 5,826 21-02-2018, 04:58 PM
  Thread: Mastodon
Post: RE: Mastodon

(06-01-2018, 11:29 AM)Foggalong Wrote: It just makes it harder to communicate with other people than it needs to be. Unless all my friends are on the same instance then I've got an extra hoop to jum...
xero Off topic 11 7,922 15-02-2018, 04:37 PM
  Thread: Loosing the root password
Post: RE: Loosing the root password

if you still have an account on the system, you could also go the privilege escalation route. there are a number of tools to help you identify vulns on your current machine. i've recently been taken t...
xero Security & Cryptography 4 5,628 02-02-2018, 01:37 PM
  Thread: ご機嫌よう
Post: RE: ご機嫌よう

Quote:welcome to nixers i will try my best to have a nice day
xero 10 9,216 29-01-2018, 08:11 PM
  Thread: Hi!
Post: RE: Hi!

hey man. i actually saw that animated portal logo on twitter the other day (16c or maxmouse RT'ed you i think). cool stuff. how to get better? like anything else, practice makes perfect. if you want ...
xero 9 5,918 25-01-2018, 04:37 PM
  Thread: nixers community git
Post: RE: nixers community git

(03-08-2017, 04:06 AM)z3bra Wrote: You can use the motd and xero's lab for it! those scripts are all unicode block characters. the fonts venam wants to test are amiga / CP437 @venam, you should tes...
xero Community & Forums Related Discussions 86 73,857 17-01-2018, 01:48 PM
  Thread: Greetings
Post: RE: Greetings

Quote: welcome to nixers
xero 10 5,989 17-01-2018, 01:42 PM
  Thread: Hello Everybody
Post: RE: Hello Everybody

Quote: welcome to nixers
xero 4 2,859 17-01-2018, 01:42 PM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

(15-01-2018, 08:05 AM)josuah Wrote: I also wrote html directly ... The popularity of the WWW made html easy to convert to .docx formats, and all the document structure, and maybe even the CSS, is p...
xero GNU/Linux 32 23,505 17-01-2018, 01:41 PM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

i have to plug "the botnet" on this one. google docs, google sheets, and google slides provide as web based alternative for viewing and creating these document formats using only a web browser. i us...
xero GNU/Linux 32 23,505 10-01-2018, 06:49 PM
  Thread: Mastodon
Post: RE: Mastodon

i've not used it in a while but https://mastodon.social/@xero i'm also on some private nodes https://slime.global/@xero you use private nodes b/c they have less load, cool domains, and usually custom...
xero Off topic 11 7,922 04-12-2017, 06:51 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(30-11-2017, 12:12 PM)josuah Wrote: It's amazing what Microsoft Word can do with plugins! [Image: https://i.imgur.com/lkMkwcq.png] xD
xero Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,722 1,117,383 04-12-2017, 06:47 PM
  Thread: Howdy
Post: RE: Howdy

Quote:welcome to nixers
xero 11 6,883 13-11-2017, 06:39 PM
  Thread: Hello resk reporting in
Post: RE: Hello resk reporting in

(21-10-2017, 06:05 AM)josuah Wrote: we got spiders, we got penguins, we got reptiles... It is an unix zoo! dont forget z3bra's and dcats!
xero 11 6,008 25-10-2017, 02:46 PM
  Thread: Hello resk reporting in
Post: RE: Hello resk reporting in

Quote:welcome to nixers
xero 11 6,008 19-10-2017, 02:54 PM
  Thread: What font are you using now?
Post: RE: What font are you using now?

i test drove dina last week, switched back to gohu
xero Desktop Customization & Workflow 100 68,748 25-09-2017, 12:24 PM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

Quote: welcome to nixers
xero 8 4,807 25-09-2017, 12:22 PM