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  Thread: Rocky's Sketchbook
Post: RE: Rocky's Sketchbook

Straight out of the actual sketchbook. [Image: https://i.imgur.com/fYO86Wd.jpeg] [Image: https://i.imgur.com/DmSPYUH.jpeg] [Image: https://i.imgur.com/39yntaJ.jpeg]
rocx Off topic 3 882 13-03-2024, 07:08 PM
  Thread: Rocky's Sketchbook
Post: RE: Rocky's Sketchbook

welcome to the graveyard california where you may check in but you can never leave (until the zombie uprising) [Image: https://i.imgur.com/yYmaeMC.png] [Image: https://i.imgur.com/vX5kuMd.png]
rocx Off topic 3 882 21-01-2024, 11:02 PM
  Thread: What font are you using now?
Post: RE: What font are you using now?

Now using PragmataPro. Not only does it look good on smaller screens, it also has hex drawing characters! [Image: https://i.imgur.com/DvRa2M3.png] Anyone care to donate towards pushing a Box Drawing...
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 113 98,968 21-01-2024, 12:17 AM
  Thread: Rocky's Sketchbook
Post: Rocky's Sketchbook

[Image: https://i.imgur.com/5VuC7yG.png] The smash hit sequel to "Why rocx is Fucking Amazing" has finally arrived for its 9-ish-year anniversary, curated by the box himself. I finally got a working ...
rocx Off topic 3 882 20-01-2024, 12:14 PM
  Thread: Making the best CLI programs
Post: RE: Making the best CLI programs

Addendum: CLIs can be smarter about where they're ran.
rocx Programming On Unix 35 35,563 28-11-2023, 08:11 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

(13-09-2023, 06:18 PM)jkl Wrote: I know that this might sound heretic, especially on Nixers, but the best possible way to do actual work in a non-emergency situation is not the CLI. This is not rela...
rocx BSD 114 75,328 16-09-2023, 03:23 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

(12-06-2023, 05:30 PM)jkl Wrote: You don't need to use the same interactive shell as you use for your scripts. Never had, never will. I know. I just haven't bothered with shell scripts because I mov...
rocx BSD 114 75,328 19-06-2023, 07:14 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

Fish because I'm a filthy casual who doesn't write shell scripts anymore.
rocx BSD 114 75,328 12-06-2023, 03:41 PM
  Thread: First Time you used 'Linux' ?
Post: RE: First Time you used 'Linux' ?

The year was 2008. I recently got a hand-me-down PC from my grandparents. It was going swimmingly though it was a bummer being too weak for Roblox at the time (I was still a kid cut me some slack). An...
rocx GNU/Linux 114 79,285 22-03-2023, 04:22 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

(28-10-2018, 05:23 PM)Steph Wrote: Also. I have been trying to break into LaTeX and free myself from the chains of microsoft office once and for all, but am having trouble making the switch. WYSIWYG...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 177,376 04-11-2018, 01:48 PM
  Thread: This is me
Post: RE: This is me

(28-06-2018, 08:08 AM)sanlyx Wrote: ...which I find ridiculous and frustrating, for they do not give a damn about their rights (i.e. privacy) being violated in a daily-basis. [Image: https://imgs.xk...
rocx 11 8,715 07-07-2018, 11:22 PM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

(11-01-2018, 02:59 PM)Houseoftea Wrote: The allure of LaTeX to me is in the separation of text and formatting. Ha. Good one. It takes discipline to actually separate those concerns even in somethi...
rocx GNU/Linux 32 32,609 11-01-2018, 03:16 PM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

Turbo late, but... LibreOffice sounds like it would have easily checked off most of your troubles. It has a command line switch to convert documents to PDF and some basic support for DOC(X)/XLS(X)/PP...
rocx GNU/Linux 32 32,609 11-01-2018, 01:30 AM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

(04-01-2018, 08:40 PM)Houseoftea Wrote: I should have bought a thinkpad. got a thinkpad, can confirm you should of had. not to mention potentially a lot cheaper than a macbook. hope is not lost on y...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 177,376 05-01-2018, 02:04 AM
  Thread: Howdy
Post: RE: Howdy

(09-11-2017, 08:15 PM)TeddyDD Wrote: Thanks :) I don't know any other art student using Linux too (except my younger brother). It might be hard for artist to use Linux since lack of software like P...
rocx 11 9,496 09-11-2017, 09:22 PM
  Thread: A Nixers Internet Badge
Post: RE: A Nixers Internet Badge

(01-11-2017, 01:05 PM)resk Wrote: lol, do you mean that this looks like an anus or that the persons on the forum are assholes? It's been dubbed "the butthole logo" long ago for a reason. "E Pluribus...
rocx Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 21 18,293 02-11-2017, 08:04 PM
  Thread: What font are you using now?
Post: RE: What font are you using now?

Code:(defcustom rocx-default-font   "Go Mono-10:hintstyle=3:autohint=true:lcdfilter=3"   "Default frame font.") It's almost blatantly Luxi Mono (on the right, both B&H faces) s...
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 113 98,968 22-09-2017, 04:01 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

(07-09-2017, 08:25 AM)venam Wrote: here's a new simple riddle to kick this back alive: Quote:I am a filesystem, though non existent on disk I am supported by many Unix-like OS, one in particular add...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 136,611 07-09-2017, 10:46 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation #2
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation #2

What the z3bu said.
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 16 15,990 19-06-2017, 05:42 PM
  Thread: People complaining about your tiny font
Post: RE: People complaining about your tiny font

(02-06-2017, 07:15 AM)kerunaru Wrote: Other subject are why I use VIM or why I use git on terminal and several others. Everyone else Wrote:Why can't you act like a normal person and use what we do? ...
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 21 17,925 09-06-2017, 05:03 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Found my summer wallpaper. [Image: https://u.teknik.io/ylgPh.png]
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,737 2,070,710 08-06-2017, 08:46 AM
  Thread: cd script
Post: RE: cd script

(04-05-2017, 12:08 AM)venam Wrote: So you should check the manual for your shell instead. The only shells they don't seem available in are the Korn shells (MirOS and regular). Otherwise it's in the ...
rocx 6 7,061 04-05-2017, 12:46 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

(25-04-2017, 06:11 AM)z3bra Wrote: It took me a few weeks to assimilate the readline basic moves (M-f, M-b, ...) but it is definitely worth it! Yesssss... Goooood... Glad you're finally starting to ...
rocx BSD 114 75,328 25-04-2017, 03:27 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

bash(1) because I'm to lazy to chsh(1) to anything else.
rocx BSD 114 75,328 23-04-2017, 11:33 AM
  Thread: Stance on programming languages
Post: RE: Stance on programming languages

How dare you question the all-powerful Lisp!
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 20 19,365 07-04-2017, 11:07 PM
  Thread: Workflow Webcast
Post: RE: Workflow Webcast

(01-04-2017, 01:34 PM)venam Wrote: ...which is not that bad after you get used to it. Exactly what someone in denial would sound like.
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 25,385 01-04-2017, 05:39 PM
  Thread: Best IRC client: Textual
Post: RE: Best IRC client: Textual

(22-03-2017, 04:50 AM)Pieces Of Quiet Wrote: Emacs with circe is the best IRC client ERC would still like to have a word with you.
rocx OS X 12 16,126 22-03-2017, 12:30 PM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

= snip = IOU apologies for implying I was actually K-lined.
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 81,588 19-03-2017, 12:23 AM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

Dear UNIX Diary, Speaking of pass, I finally got email working. Never had any luck using OfflineIMAP. Trying isync grabbed me the wonders. Where does password-store come into play? Exactly what I was...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 177,376 15-03-2017, 07:07 PM
  Thread: Your personal (programming) hero
Post: RE: Your personal (programming) hero

(27-02-2017, 02:55 PM)pranomostro Wrote: Politically or technologically? Culinary aspects.
rocx Old school stuff 14 14,376 27-02-2017, 04:20 PM
  Thread: Keeping a system lean
Post: RE: Keeping a system lean

(22-02-2017, 08:49 PM)robotchaos Wrote: suggested alternative? Any of the mainstream BSD operating systems would do better. FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, almost literally anything BSD. It's more... unif...
rocx GNU/Linux 13 13,501 22-02-2017, 10:02 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

Dear UNIX Diary, Never thought I'd say this, but sometimes the ability to use lookaheads in regular expressions would be nice. If there's one field that Emacs could use work in, it would be the regex...
rocx Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 177,376 18-02-2017, 02:17 AM
  Thread: Using different editors for configuration and actual development...
Post: RE: Using different editors for configuration and ...

Emacs shoulders 99% of my text-editing needs and then some. "And then some" because I haven't written a line of code in a long time outside of prose, so ERC, Magit, pass, Calc, Woman, and a butt-ton o...
rocx Programming On Unix 32 28,139 05-01-2017, 09:15 PM
  Thread: Happy new year 2017 !!
Post: RE: Happy new year 2017 !!

My resolutions would be to write a story of some sort. Maybe not a comic since I'm not up for that kind of commitment. Perhaps get it self-published and sold somewhere on-line. What about a small stic...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 12 9,643 03-01-2017, 01:33 AM
  Thread: hello guys
Post: RE: hello guys

Welcome to the Nixers' bulletin board. Leave your soul at the door and wipe your feet before entering.
rocx 7 5,451 02-01-2017, 07:12 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Learning some assembly, tinkering with the Atari 2600 VCS. Browsing through the Stella programmer's guide and picking up some knowledge of the 6502 operations helped me understand what was going on. O...
rocx Programming On Unix 414 302,108 27-12-2016, 06:09 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter

(11-12-2016, 10:48 PM)albertocg Wrote: (11-12-2016, 10:20 PM)rocx Wrote: (11-12-2016, 09:14 PM)strang3quark Wrote: What about "distributing" the newsletter in RSS format? +1 to the RSS feed idea...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 41 34,544 11-12-2016, 11:07 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter

(11-12-2016, 09:14 PM)strang3quark Wrote: What about "distributing" the newsletter in RSS format? +1 to the RSS feed idea. The specs are pretty simple minus the fact it's XML-based.
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 41 34,544 11-12-2016, 10:20 PM
  Thread: What WM should I use?
Post: RE: What WM should I use?

cwm. It's kinda extensible, it's pretty keyboard-oriented, and it's also kind of mouse-functional if you find ourself with your hand on the ball or the squeaker. The only con I know if is if you want ...
rocx Desktop Customization & Workflow 13 13,022 11-12-2016, 10:16 PM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Fixing the forums

(08-12-2016, 01:27 PM)venam Wrote: (08-12-2016, 01:21 PM)rocx Wrote: Not that frequently. It took me a while to find it again if I did need it.Does that also accounts for the Members list, the sta...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 68,810 08-12-2016, 01:50 PM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Fixing the forums

(08-12-2016, 01:10 PM)venam Wrote: (08-12-2016, 01:08 PM)rocx Wrote: Doesn't really help when the user control panel is on the bottom, personally.Was the user panel used that frequently? Not that ...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 68,810 08-12-2016, 01:21 PM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Fixing the forums

Doesn't really help when the user control panel is on the bottom, personally. I liked the old way better. If you want the activities there, how about trying community-related stuff on a new line and t...
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 68,810 08-12-2016, 01:08 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter - Ideas

https://nixers.net/showthread.php?tid=1860
rocx Community & Forums Related Discussions 41 34,544 04-12-2016, 02:49 PM
  Thread: Well, hello.
Post: RE: Well, hello.

(03-12-2016, 04:25 PM)hadmatter Wrote: c) Okay, what do I need to know so I can monitor my network traffic to be able to see if anyone or anything is attempting anything dirty on my network. https:/...
rocx 9 7,931 03-12-2016, 06:02 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(06-11-2016, 11:35 AM)jkl Wrote: 1. Size. I already have SBCL installed, there is no reason to bake its runtime into a separate executable. FASL files are executable in the that once they're compile...
rocx Programming On Unix 414 302,108 06-11-2016, 12:32 PM