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  Thread: Alternative formats
Post: RE: Alternative formats

It does, but is much more complex than cat(1). If videos where just streams of data, you could simply concatenate them by appending one after the other.
z3bra Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 14 965 09-04-2021, 04:35 AM
  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

The only argument I have against this technique is password reuse. I do agree that having a long plaintext password is secure enough (eg, a quote from a movie, book extract, …). For it to remain secu...
z3bra Security & Cryptography 52 21,797 18-03-2021, 10:30 AM
  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

(17-03-2021, 12:35 AM)Ramiferous Wrote: Is askpass the same thing as a pinentry-program (set inside ~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf ?). From the end-user perspective, yes. When I say "askpass", I don't mean...
z3bra Security & Cryptography 52 21,797 17-03-2021, 11:34 AM
  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

(10-03-2021, 09:04 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: I'm looking at setting up something like this. Is it considered safe to push an encrypted password-store db to a git repository though? I have been using GNU'...
z3bra Security & Cryptography 52 21,797 16-03-2021, 07:37 PM
  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

I too have been using safe(1) for the last year, and I love it. Because it feels good to use something you made, but also because I took the time to correctly setup a password management process with ...
z3bra Security & Cryptography 52 21,797 08-12-2020, 06:31 AM
  Thread: How to change the defaut grey bg of apps
Post: RE: How to change the defaut grey bg of apps

You just hope that said software allows for using a different background color than "light black". Sometimes they do, sometimes they don't… Either patch it if you have access to the source, or make "...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 2 277 04-12-2020, 05:05 AM
  Thread: I want to explain you about pandemiuc
Post: RE: I want to explain you about pandemiuc

Hello woo, Who created you ?
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 440 03-12-2020, 05:40 AM
  Thread: What are your opinions on "replacement" programs for core utilities
Post: RE: What are your opinions on "replacement" progra...

This is indeed pretty useful, but I don't use it as much as the structural regexps and multi-dot changes.
z3bra Programming On Unix 26 3,225 30-11-2020, 11:17 AM
  Thread: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?
Post: RE: Browser options for limited mem/cpu resources?

I don't know lisp, so I can't use it, but the Nyxt seems pretty powerful and well polished.
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 9 609 30-11-2020, 09:10 AM
  Thread: What are your opinions on "replacement" programs for core utilities
Post: RE: What are your opinions on "replacement" progra...

Warning: wall of text ahead ! TL;DR at the end. I've been using vis full-time to replace vim for the last few years, and can't see myself switching back to vim now. I'm convinced vis is more powerful...
z3bra Programming On Unix 26 3,225 30-11-2020, 08:48 AM
  Thread: Plan 9 and derivates
Post: RE: Plan 9 and derivates

(26-11-2020, 03:12 AM)Halfwit Wrote: Again hopefully, they'll allow one to `rcpu` into a Unix/Linux box, and run an Xserver that will draw to plan9's /dev/draw system, using rio's wsys if it's avail...
z3bra Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 27 6,334 26-11-2020, 10:17 AM
  Thread: Root user rc files
Post: RE: Root user rc files

The only thing I change for the root user is the /root/.ssh directory, where I push some keys (both private and public) so my backup server can connect to the other servers and run the backup routines...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 6 445 24-11-2020, 06:17 AM
  Thread: Are you a member of any ~tilde's
Post: RE: Are you a member of any ~tilde's

I considered it at some point, but I don't need any web/git/gopher/email hoster, because I host everything myself. For the socialization bit, I joined the IRC channels over there and didn't feel like ...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 1,013 24-11-2020, 05:28 AM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

Been using stacking WM for years now, and I won't go back. Looking into plan9 convinced me that the mouse is not as bad as I though. Resizing windows with the mouse feels more natural, and quick as y...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 16,092 23-11-2020, 06:34 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Definitely http://www.aosabook.org/en/index.html ! While we sharing books… (OMG THAT HINT!) [Image: http://0x0.st/iRaX.png]
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 57 3,250 23-11-2020, 06:24 AM
  Thread: Tweaking the forum’s night mode
Post: RE: Tweaking the forum’s night mode

Perhaps give a bit more contrast to the gray text ? To be fair, I prefer the "Day mode", so don't take my ideas too seriously ;)
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 586 23-11-2020, 06:19 AM
  Thread: What are your opinions on "replacement" programs for core utilities
Post: RE: What are your opinions on "replacement" progra...

I think I am too used to the core utils to move away from them. I'm not fond of colors and interactive filters anyway, so I'm fine with keeping them. Their behavior is also more predictable because de...
z3bra Programming On Unix 26 3,225 23-11-2020, 06:13 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

Well done for the previous one ! This one is http://detox.sourceforge.net Here's the next one: [Image: https://0x0.st/i52D.png]
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 57 3,250 17-11-2020, 01:03 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

I don't understand anything, yet reply to everyone. Network facing, I use the standard interface. Even daemons have super heroes ! Turned down for performance issues. Does "echo" by myself, sometimes...
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 171 59,949 15-11-2020, 07:02 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Because cat -v has a similar behavior. The "considered harmful" is a reference to cat-v.org.
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 171 59,949 15-11-2020, 06:45 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Ah ! Pretty sure I got it ! vis
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 171 59,949 15-11-2020, 11:16 AM
  Thread: File extensions
Post: RE: File extensions

(14-11-2020, 01:07 AM)mattrose Wrote: Goodness, is debian getting in on that silliness as well? Ubuntu originally developed dash because they felt that it was too slow and was critical path for spe...
z3bra Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 17 921 14-11-2020, 06:08 AM
  Thread: The role of distributions &/or Unix flavors, where does pkg management stands
Post: RE: The role of distributions &/or Unix flavors, w...

That's awfully pessimistic. I don't think the 2nd option is doomed however (using only "sane" software). This is indeed elitist, but I feel like at this point, this is required to run quality software...
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 31 8,855 13-11-2020, 11:06 AM
  Thread: Wayland server libraries: wlroots, libweston, swc
Post: RE: Wayland server libraries: wlroots, libweston, ...

(08-11-2020, 11:52 AM)mcol Wrote: wio looks awesome. I'm surprised to hear it took a while to get one started. Were there particular issues you had? I found just running some in a TTY started a sess...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 3 270 08-11-2020, 02:30 PM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

The text helped a lot ! https://ub.fnwi.uva.nl/computermuseum/X1.html Rush next ! [Image: https://0x0.st/idng.png]
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 57 3,250 06-11-2020, 09:40 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Wow nice ! That's it !
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 171 59,949 03-11-2020, 02:54 PM
  Thread: Wayland server libraries: wlroots, libweston, swc
Post: RE: Wayland server libraries: wlroots, libweston, ...

I fell into the wayland hole as well, quite recently. It took me days to just get a compositor started, and open a terminal inside it (I chose wio as my compositor, because I don't like tiled environ...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 3 270 03-11-2020, 12:23 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

I'll try As a utility from ancient times, My name and purpose rhyme. You probably never called me, Unless of course, if you "grok vi". Being the only utility with a "goal", I'll streamline your inpu...
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 171 59,949 02-11-2020, 01:08 PM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Ah ! Easy one ! It should be for anyone that listened carefully 😉 Code:getent
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 171 59,949 02-11-2020, 07:41 AM
  Thread: Nixers Conf 2020 [Recordings and Feedbacks]
Post: RE: Nixers Conf 2020 [Recordings and Feedbacks]

I hate my stupid voice.
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 15 1,167 01-11-2020, 05:35 PM
  Thread: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!
Post: RE: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!

(20-10-2020, 11:12 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: (04-10-2020, 02:04 PM)z3bra Wrote: http://pub.z3bra.org/img/wm/nx.htmlHey z3bra, I'm curious what wallpaper script you've got going on in some of those shot...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 28 1,998 21-10-2020, 08:32 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2020
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2020

Why close it at all ? Even if people change their mind during the conf, and have stuff to share, I'd be willing to attend it !
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 26 2,258 20-10-2020, 04:29 AM
  Thread: twtxt
Post: RE: twtxt

Totally agree with vain here ! The text file approach is the key feature here, as it's fairly easy to enter the party, even when starting from scratch. I setup myself a file over gopher, and I made s...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 51 6,484 16-10-2020, 10:53 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2020
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2020

Anyone would be up to do a prez on any of the following topics ? OpenBSD as a workstation Actually using Plan9 Switching to wayland from X11 These are just a few ideas, if anyone wants to pick it...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 26 2,258 14-10-2020, 03:58 PM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2020
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2020

The embedding of arbitrary data in C is a topic I'm interested in. I would be interested into a talk on why you came to do your optims with `strliterals`. For example show a "real-world" code snippet ...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 26 2,258 14-10-2020, 11:50 AM
  Thread: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!
Post: RE: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!

(13-10-2020, 01:45 PM)mcol Wrote: (11-10-2020, 11:01 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: Hmmm so it's not worth trying?Try what exactly? As jkl says above, gopher doesn't do inline images so it would be a differ...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 28 1,998 13-10-2020, 06:41 PM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2020
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2020

I'll be available ! I can propose a few topics which I worked on recently, I'll prepare one based on interrest: Complex backups with simple tools How I use tools like tarsnap, dedup, rclone to backu...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 26 2,258 13-10-2020, 06:10 PM
  Thread: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!
Post: RE: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!

Quote:Any other options for the plebs without a website? We provide gopher space hosting at g.nixers.net. You can serve an HTML page consisting of a directory image listing, for example: Code:$ ...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 28 1,998 11-10-2020, 02:45 PM
  Thread: twtxt
Post: RE: twtxt

woops, forgot the selector /0/. I updated the link, thanks for pointing it out !
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 51 6,484 08-10-2020, 11:41 AM
  Thread: twtxt
Post: RE: twtxt

venam Wrote:If members are interested we could run our own pod. User can already post ! gopher://g.nixers.net/0/~z3bra/twtxt.txt
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 51 6,484 08-10-2020, 10:04 AM
  Thread: Emulating/Looking-like a WM Webpage
Post: RE: Emulating/Looking-like a WM Webpage

I open it for the swag.
z3bra The WWW 27 11,048 08-10-2020, 09:29 AM
  Thread: Tiling vs Stacking
Post: RE: Tiling vs Stacking

freem Wrote:This is why I'm still not playing with LXC/docker for example: I want to master cgroups and namespaces before You might find this old article of mine interresting then: https://blog.z3bra....
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 55 16,092 06-10-2020, 12:12 PM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

Gopher has search engines, and they work pretty well. See Veronica 2.
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 35 3,110 06-10-2020, 06:21 AM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

Gopher is by definition the opposite of the web. However, the concept of "phlogroll" exist, though it's basically just linking to other holes from your own. Unless I misunderstand the concept of "webr...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 35 3,110 05-10-2020, 02:56 PM
  Thread: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!
Post: RE: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!

Well done indeed ! can someone add mine btw please ? I don't have access to the project. Code:z3bra http://pub.z3bra.org/img/wm/nx.html
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 28 1,998 04-10-2020, 02:04 PM