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  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

(02-05-2022, 09:52 AM)pfr Wrote: Dont think this ones been done yet..? I know this one, but I'll just give a hint because I was coincidentally adding a link to their website for next week's newslett...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 80 16,889 02-05-2022, 10:01 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

https://512kb.club/ [Image: https://i.imgur.com/cfdLwy0.png]
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 80 16,889 26-04-2022, 07:02 AM
  Thread: webzine
Post: RE: webzine

(23-04-2022, 06:36 AM)josuah Wrote: A two-column layout was just added to The Gopher Times (troff-based): https://gopherproxy.net/bitreich.org/9/t...-opus4.pdf I had a blast reading this! These are ...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 15 2,134 23-04-2022, 06:56 AM
  Thread: Yet another self-introduction
Post: RE: Yet another self-introduction

Welcome to nixers! That's a lot of machines, are you using them all, on a home network?
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 5 466 20-04-2022, 09:20 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(17-04-2022, 05:26 PM)adi Wrote: the web site for my static site generator mkws The name is really well-chosen. However, I got a tip, you're sharing the binaries in a tgz file directly but I can't f...
venam Programming On Unix 391 186,376 18-04-2022, 02:26 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(17-04-2022, 12:28 PM)akoizumi Wrote: [2]: https://git.patchysicp.xyz/novaburst/ayu That's very nice and straight forward, it seems many persons are building their own password management tools. It ...
venam Programming On Unix 391 186,376 17-04-2022, 01:03 PM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter

(25-03-2022, 09:57 AM)VMS Wrote: I'm interested in a newsletter; didn't even know this was a thing, as I'm rather new here. Is there an atom feed available?There's an RSS feed: https://newsletter.ni...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 40 23,028 25-03-2022, 10:28 AM
  Thread: A Curated Newsletter
Post: RE: A Curated Newsletter

After a long while, I'm announcing that we're going to be restarting the newsletter. Feel free to send contributions and propose ideas if you have any. It would also be nice to merge the concept with ...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 40 23,028 25-03-2022, 05:14 AM
  Thread: Syntax help error
Post: RE: Syntax help error

You're right, the size is in pt and the help is misleading on what the actual output will look like. XX-Large It's better to use text instead of numbers, such as: Code:[size=xx-small]XX-Small[/size]...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 1 441 11-03-2022, 12:17 PM
  Thread: Recommended UPS?
Post: RE: Recommended UPS?

Before installing solar panels I used any random UPS that had been thrown away. I'd modify it to remove the noise it makes when it's on power supply, connect the internal circuit to a 150amp truck bat...
venam Hardware talk 1 670 08-03-2022, 12:00 PM
  Thread: Share your file-opener script
Post: RE: Share your file-opener script

There's a discussion on lobsters related to this. An interesting custom solution is this one from vermaden.
venam Programming On Unix 5 3,131 07-03-2022, 02:47 AM
  Thread: Your top 10 commands
Post: RE: Your top 10 commands

(28-02-2022, 11:48 AM)DECnet Wrote: I like to have per-session historyWhat's your process to search in the history file? Do you purge old files also? For many the histfile is a huge source of knowl...
venam Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 2,077 01-03-2022, 06:04 AM
  Thread: Audio and music on Unix
Post: RE: Audio and music on Unix

What I personally use is still a combination of mpd and client interfaces such as ncmpcpp. I like the whole architecture of having a server manage the music library and be able to interact with it fro...
venam Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 16,402 23-02-2022, 02:45 AM
  Thread: What do you use as a system monitor
Post: RE: What do you use as a system monitor

On that note, I also forgot I have a script for battery status that pops up at certain intervals. It's running as a systemd user timer (~/.config/systemd/user/timers.target.wants). The timer unit Code...
venam Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 11 1,304 13-02-2022, 05:49 AM
  Thread: What do you use as a system monitor
Post: What do you use as a system monitor

Hello nixers, Here's a simple thread: What do you use as a system monitor and do you have recommendations. I normally go for htop and top but I'm looking to broaden my horizons. Be sure to mention t...
venam Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 11 1,304 10-02-2022, 01:22 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Alright, last two chapters of the book! # Chapter 13 This chapter is about building a file server using P9 proto. It starts by describing disk devices, devices defined as `/dev/sd*`. The driver ca...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,532 08-01-2022, 04:27 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Book club time, happy new year. # Chapter 11 A chapter about threads and channels. Threads are independent of processes and so they have their own threadID. I think we call that user-level threads ...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,532 01-01-2022, 05:16 AM
  Thread: What Do You Do for a Living
Post: RE: What Do You Do for a Living

Let's kick this off! I work in a company that specializes in remotely configuring devices. This is mainly about telecom handsets/sims and routers. We have components that plug into the network nodes ...
venam Off topic 4 1,270 23-12-2021, 07:14 AM
  Thread: What Do You Do for a Living
Post: What Do You Do for a Living

Hello fellow nixers, What do you do for a living, or have done? A lot of members work in different fields, some not even in tech-related field. There's quite the diversity of fields. It's good to sha...
venam Off topic 4 1,270 23-12-2021, 07:13 AM
  Thread: Retrospective 2021
Post: RE: Retrospective 2021

(19-12-2021, 03:45 PM)seninha Wrote: Weirdly, this small school project of mine got popular and there was a course using it.That's really cool, I like the serendipity of life. On the retrospective,...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 2 672 23-12-2021, 06:10 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Let's resume the book club. # Chapter 9 Chapter 9 wasn't very exxeptional, most of it was about learning regex related stuff. there's a typo that hits hard in 9.4: Quote:There is another tool is us...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,532 18-12-2021, 12:14 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

Dear UNIX diary, Today I learned, because it's good to be humble, that IPv6 addresses can be built automatically from the mac address (something called EUI-64). I'm wondering if this isn't too much ...
venam Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 129,860 17-12-2021, 03:49 PM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard

(11-12-2021, 06:25 AM)seninha Wrote: I have been rewriting some of my C programs into higher-level languages. I think normally, in a perfect hypothetical scenario, people would go the opposite route...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,845 11-12-2021, 06:43 AM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard

(06-12-2021, 06:09 PM)movq Wrote: Then I had a look at your repos and saw that you completed this super fast. What the heck, I feel dumb.Frankly, this has nothing to do with "smartness", most of the...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,845 07-12-2021, 02:44 AM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard

(05-12-2021, 05:54 AM)movq Wrote: This really promotes “quick and dirty” solutions. Hmm.This could be said about all these interview-like programming challenges such as hackerrank/leetcode. They're ...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,845 05-12-2021, 06:11 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Time for the book club review and discussion. ## Chapter 7 This chapter was captivating because it tackled aspects that I'm not used to. Here are some notes: - The environment variables are cached ...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,532 04-12-2021, 05:25 AM
  Thread: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderboard
Post: RE: Nixers Advent of Code Leaderbord

I'm going to join the leaderboard this year. It's a fun way to hone my rusty algorithms skills. For those wondering, the leaderboard code above is still valid, so reuse it.
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,845 30-11-2021, 03:10 AM
  Thread: New Year Resolutions [2021 Edition]
Post: RE: New Year Resolutions [2021 Edition]

Quote:I've noticed that I can't frame myself as specialist in anything I'm still not a specialist in anything, and can't seem to get into any particular topic. Thus, I can't find a job position. (2...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 17 3,189 30-11-2021, 02:48 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Time for the book club discussion. Chapter 5 and 6 were interesting because they started to give an overview of the decoupled, decentralized, architecture of Plan 9. They also emphasize the strong en...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,532 27-11-2021, 06:45 AM
  Thread: Where is what
Post: RE: Where is what

A recent blog post reminded me of this: https://www.madebygps.com/an-intro-to-fi...-in-linux/
venam Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 11 5,773 23-11-2021, 01:45 PM
  Thread: rm -i
Post: RE: rm -i

When I want to override and alias, I prepend it with "command". So maybe you could try: `command rm -r`.
venam BSD 7 2,209 21-11-2021, 08:18 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

Chapter 3 and 4 were pretty simple, especially with a Unix background the content can be compared. Here are a couple of notes I took during my reading. ## Chapter 3 They fixed the create syscall 😂 ...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,532 20-11-2021, 04:40 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #6: Introduction to Op...

It's time for the book club. Here's my summary/notes for the first two chapters. ## Chapter 1 I installed Plan 9 latest image in a VM and started learning it properly. All the times I tried it in th...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 2,532 13-11-2021, 04:56 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

The talks have been uploaded and linked on the main post.
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 08-11-2021, 05:38 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

And here are all the references and links for my talk: https://icds.uoregon.edu/wp-content/uplo...d-Mind.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Extended_Mind https://web.archive.org/web/201907211151.....
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 08-11-2021, 05:35 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

The link to the conference has been posted in the first post.
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 07-11-2021, 10:53 AM
  Thread: Backing up and Deploying
Post: RE: Backing up and Deploying

A little story reminded me of this thread. What do you do when the backup solution is automatic and you notice the corruption after the backup has already taken place? I guess incremental backups woul...
venam Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 25 15,379 07-11-2021, 04:46 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

(06-11-2021, 10:17 PM)seninha Wrote: Will we have some time before the conf for the people who will talk to test their browsers and mics?Certainly, I'll be there around 1h before so that we can test...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 07-11-2021, 04:16 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

Still one place left for a talk, if anyone wishes to join as a speaker.
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 30-10-2021, 10:56 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2021

I've updated the thread with two talks. There are still two places to fill for the conf to be fully operational. Please share your talk proposals as soon as you can 😁
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 27-10-2021, 02:47 PM
  Thread: Your top 10 commands
Post: RE: Your top 10 commands

My $HISTSIZE is 100k so the sample is quite big. Here's the unsurprising result I get: Code:4685 vim    3931 cd    2969 mv    2868 rm    2342 sudo  &n...
venam Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 2,077 20-10-2021, 05:48 AM
  Thread: webzine
Post: RE: webzine

That's a fantastic idea! Let's hope it catches on. I'll try to come up with something for it.
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 15 2,134 11-10-2021, 12:52 PM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

The image is dead, it needs to be replaced.
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 80 16,889 30-09-2021, 02:45 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2021
Post: Nixers.net Conf 2021

[Image: https://nixers.net/conf/2021/nixers_conf..._white.png] Hello nixers, I'd like to announce the second edition of the nixers.net conf. We will host the conference on Sunday the 7th of November b...
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 6,381 26-09-2021, 08:15 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Book #5: Computer Science from the Bottom Up
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Book #5: Computer Science f...

Quote:Introduction to Operating Systems Abstractions Using Plan 9. I'm voting for this one, even though I've already read it.
venam Community & Forums Related Discussions 14 2,253 24-09-2021, 11:07 AM