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  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

Well, I gave it my best shot. But I too found myself needing an X11 session at times. I didn't have the time to look into and set up GPM, and I never actually got Browsh installed on NetBSD. I used Ly...
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 1,230 01-07-2021, 09:40 PM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

Just goes to show, in today's world it would be near impossible to restrict yourself to a TTY permanently. Even now, I'm writing this from my work laptop which uses Win10. I'll log back onto the bri...
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 1,230 25-06-2021, 01:14 AM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

(24-06-2021, 02:23 AM)venam Wrote: browser such as browshDoes browsh have key binding for selecting links on a page? I thought you still used a mouse with browsh.
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 1,230 24-06-2021, 03:33 AM
  Thread: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"
Post: RE: Scripts to be "quick and efficient"

I use quite a few of these tbh. zoxide for one is awesome and I don't think I could like without it. I also use sd because I'm lazy and it works well. I also use bat & exa (but alias it to exa t...
Ramiferous Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 30 12,563 22-06-2021, 10:50 PM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

I will do my best to actually use my computer daily through this week. It is not uncommon for me to not even open my laptop for days at a time, as is the life with a toddler. As previously mentioned...
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 1,230 22-06-2021, 09:41 PM
  Thread: Dmenu Scripts
Post: RE: Dmenu Scripts

(09-06-2021, 09:35 AM)phillbush Wrote: xmenu is more a desktop menu à la fvwm right-click menu, it's not a dmenu alternative. For dmenu, I have my own alternative called xprompt. My bad, I meant to...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 5 577 09-06-2021, 10:48 AM
  Thread: Dmenu Scripts
Post: Dmenu Scripts

While I acknowledge the following threads exist:Scripts-to-be-quick-and-efficient What-software-have-you-made-to-improve-your-workflow-or-rice? I still think there is a need for a dedicated thread ...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 5 577 09-06-2021, 03:38 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(09-06-2021, 01:01 AM)venam Wrote: (08-06-2021, 09:44 PM)Ramiferous Wrote: includes an upload option using something called fb which I cannot find.fb is paste.xinu tool, it's part of Arch Linux co...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 2,789 09-06-2021, 02:28 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(07-06-2021, 12:58 PM)Cyr4x3 Wrote: The dmenu screenshot script can be found over here: dmenu-scrot.sh (requires maim and xdotool). Also, the pb cli tool that i used is this one overhere, by xero. ...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 2,789 08-06-2021, 09:44 PM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(06-06-2021, 12:30 PM)Cyr4x3 Wrote: Here's my scrot for the compilation: https://0x0.st/-_JO.png Link to video: https://transfer.sh/u/workflow-compil-cyr4x3.webm Feel free to speed it up, as i hav...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 2,789 06-06-2021, 10:35 PM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

(05-06-2021, 03:57 PM)TheAnachron Wrote: (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 pressu...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 2,789 06-06-2021, 12:01 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

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!
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 2,789 05-06-2021, 10:07 AM
  Thread: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: A Week of Trial [June Events 2021]

I anticipate this to be a week without using my computer! Or at least, a week with less internet consumption. I want to try a week in the TTY. I am most often happy with 2, sometimes 3 terminals (tmux...
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 22 1,230 03-06-2021, 10:07 PM
  Thread: Idea for a "week of the vintage OS"
Post: RE: Idea for a "week of the vintage OS"

(31-05-2021, 09:55 AM)phillbush Wrote: 1985 would be too limiting. Maybe before 1995 or 1990? (I want to try some 90's window managers). I'm quite happy in TWM (1987) but it you wanna make it before...
Ramiferous Old school stuff 10 3,157 31-05-2021, 09:54 PM
  Thread: Idea for a "week of the vintage OS"
Post: RE: Idea for a "week of the vintage OS"

I sometimes don't startx, if I just have to login and make some files edits to push to git. I only really need the X server running so I can use a browser. I'm in for week in the TTY. But seeing a I...
Ramiferous Old school stuff 10 3,157 31-05-2021, 03:46 AM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

As some of you know I was trying to connect a couple nights ago and wasn't able to connect on port 6667 and I'm not really sure why. Never the less I could connect on port 6697 but I wonder if it make...
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 46,520 24-05-2021, 02:32 AM
  Thread: IRC
Post: RE: IRC

Sheeeeeeeeeeeit, coolcoolcool
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 81 46,520 20-05-2021, 09:30 AM
  Thread: Logos and Artworks in the Unix World
Post: RE: Logos and Artworks in the Unix World

WOW, it turned out great! Can you tell me what size paper you used? I wouldn't mind getting one printed myself. Also, is that an X230 on your desk?
Ramiferous Unix Related Arts & Image Manipulation Software 28 11,508 09-05-2021, 09:03 PM
  Thread: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!
Post: RE: New nixers.net Screenshots Webpage!

I've moved to Codeberg. I did update the sites list on my "fork" but yeah, not totally sure if you'd catch that Venam. New link to my index.html is: https://codeberg.org/Ramiferous/NetBSD/r...index.h...
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 30 4,018 06-05-2021, 11:16 PM
  Thread: The June Events
Post: RE: The June Events

(03-05-2021, 09:41 AM)phillbush Wrote: I just need to practice my ffmpeg skills. Same.. I would be keen to participate in a workflow clip, just give me a head up on the preferred screen recording te...
Ramiferous Community & Forums Related Discussions 10 3,770 04-05-2021, 08:21 AM
  Thread: Interfaces of the future
Post: RE: Interfaces of the future

Thanks for sharing those links. When I get some time I will try and set up a void virtual machine. I have been told it will work under a VM using SDL rendering, and that direct rendering may in face b...
Ramiferous Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 33 12,084 28-04-2021, 02:15 AM
  Thread: Interfaces of the future
Post: RE: Interfaces of the future

(26-04-2021, 04:06 AM)venam Wrote: The only one I couldn't get running on my machine was pipeworld. Damn. If you couldn't get it working then I've got no hope. (26-04-2021, 04:06 AM)venam Wrote: ...
Ramiferous Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 33 12,084 27-04-2021, 03:23 AM
  Thread: Interfaces of the future
Post: RE: Interfaces of the future

(27-08-2020, 02:49 AM)venam Wrote: It sits somewhere between Plan9's Rio and Arcan's Durden, which also needs a big mention for it's innovation in thinking about the desktop as a multimedia/game-eng...
Ramiferous Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 33 12,084 26-04-2021, 03:24 AM
  Thread: Interim OS
Post: RE: Interim OS

(23-04-2021, 04:27 AM)s0kx Wrote: The project is from the same creator as https://mntre.com/reform/ and I think he/she doesn't have much time for Interim at the moment... Yes, I am aware. In fact th...
Ramiferous Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 4 558 26-04-2021, 02:39 AM
  Thread: Interim OS
Post: RE: Interim OS

I'm in love with the Interim Computer Prototype! I would totally buy one if they went into production
Ramiferous Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 4 558 23-04-2021, 01:32 AM
  Thread: Interim OS
Post: Interim OS

Just came across this recently on fosstodon Anyone else has a look at Interim OS yet? I haven't been able to get it running yet as I don't have a Pi. Actually I didn't even succeed in building an im...
Ramiferous Other *nix-like OSes & POSIX related 4 558 23-04-2021, 12:42 AM
  Thread: Tiling Wallpapers.
Post: RE: Tiling Wallpapers.

(11-11-2020, 03:05 PM)neeasade Wrote: There's an Xorg bitmap (xbm) editor, I forget the name of it. It is literally just called bitmap(1). I've just discovered it and its awesome. (20-04-2021, 02...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 60 36,786 20-04-2021, 08:23 AM
  Thread: Tiling Wallpapers.
Post: RE: Tiling Wallpapers.

Can someone please tell me how to set the root background using .xpm tiles?
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 60 36,786 19-04-2021, 11:30 PM
  Thread: What font are you using now?
Post: RE: What font are you using now?

I use Input Mono (Pragmata Pro style) mainly on my NetBSD machine. I also use Operator Mono on my Linux machine. I love bitmap/pixel fonts, but I'm getting old and I just can't read tiny fonts anymo...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 99 52,401 30-03-2021, 02:11 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(29-03-2021, 09:46 AM)phillbush Wrote: It'd be great to have more than one person trying the wm, so bugs can be easily discovered. I'm happy to test it. Although, I've had some repository issues (wa...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,691 884,473 29-03-2021, 07:02 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(26-03-2021, 09:14 AM)phillbush Wrote: Yet another update of my desktop. Now I can tile shaded tabbed windows. I'm using awk to parse the output of lsc and send the output to wmctrl to change the wi...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,691 884,473 29-03-2021, 01:54 AM
  Thread: Tiling Wallpapers.
Post: RE: Tiling Wallpapers.

(15-03-2021, 05:32 AM)opFez Wrote: I have a folder full of Lain-related gifs, some of them work well as tiling wallpapers (especially those prefixed with `bg`). I've dumped it here: http://fixedpoin...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 60 36,786 19-03-2021, 12:49 AM
  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

(16-03-2021, 07:37 PM)z3bra Wrote: This works perfectly with safe ! For dmenu, it's straightforward as the store works the same as with pass, so list the content of the directory and pipe it to dmen...
Ramiferous Security & Cryptography 52 25,017 17-03-2021, 12:35 AM
  Thread: ffmpeg script to convert files
Post: RE: ffmpeg script to convert files

(16-03-2021, 01:41 AM)ckester Wrote: Apologies if I've misunderstood your question and explained something you already knew! That is exactly what I was wondering. As long as the script converts any ...
Ramiferous Programming On Unix 6 552 16-03-2021, 07:25 PM
  Thread: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating password-store
Post: RE: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating passw...

(15-03-2021, 03:39 PM)mattrose Wrote: you can't just copy over keys like that, you need to export your private key from GPG, and then import it into the new laptop. Good instructions are here: htt...
Ramiferous Security & Cryptography 10 745 15-03-2021, 07:58 PM
  Thread: ffmpeg script to convert files
Post: RE: ffmpeg script to convert files

(15-03-2021, 03:15 AM)movq Wrote: (15-03-2021, 03:00 AM)s0kx Wrote: I haven't actually played with ffmpeg before, but I'll assume that the command you provided is correct.Now that you mention it, ...
Ramiferous Programming On Unix 6 552 15-03-2021, 07:57 PM
  Thread: ffmpeg script to convert files
Post: ffmpeg script to convert files

Hey nixers, I'm trying to figure out how to write a short script to convert all the media files in a directory and delete the old files. I found this on the web looking for answers PHP Code:#!/bin/b...
Ramiferous Programming On Unix 6 552 15-03-2021, 12:22 AM
  Thread: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating password-store
Post: RE: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating passw...

Ok cool, I was over thinking it then! Last question: Which key/s do I copy over? I have 2 subfolders inside my ~/.gnupg folder: ~/.gnupg/opengpg-revocs.d/ ~/.gnupg/private-keys-v1.d/ I assume I co...
Ramiferous Security & Cryptography 10 745 14-03-2021, 08:07 PM
  Thread: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating password-store
Post: RE: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating passw...

(12-03-2021, 11:13 PM)mattrose Wrote: You wouldn't do $ pass git init on the second laptop. Once you have the repo at https://my-private-password-repo.git, you can just do $ git clone ht...
Ramiferous Security & Cryptography 10 745 13-03-2021, 04:57 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(11-03-2021, 08:02 PM)phillbush Wrote: That would be great for the other tools, but I don't think he should package shod. It is very experimental, and I am always changing it and experimenting new s...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,691 884,473 12-03-2021, 01:13 AM
  Thread: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating password-store
Post: RE: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating passw...

Thanks. This helps a little. I think my issue is I'm also not so knowledgable with git. I have created a private repo, and I assume all I need to do now is: Inside my ~/.password-store $ pass git ...
Ramiferous Security & Cryptography 10 745 11-03-2021, 09:01 PM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

(11-03-2021, 12:33 PM)opFez Wrote: editor: emacs never heard of it..
Ramiferous BSD 104 41,924 11-03-2021, 07:46 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(11-03-2021, 10:01 AM)phillbush Wrote: I added some features to shod, like 3D borders Love these 3d boarders! This will make it easier to grab window boarders with the mouse too. I don't suppose you...
Ramiferous Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,691 884,473 11-03-2021, 07:36 PM
  Thread: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating password-store
Post: pass, gnupg, managing keys and migrating password-...

Hi all, a bit of a noob question here, but when it comes to gnupg and just using gpg keys in general I know nothing. I have been using GNU 'pass' to manage my passwords for some time now. Generally ...
Ramiferous Security & Cryptography 10 745 11-03-2021, 08:41 AM
  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

(31-08-2016, 02:52 PM)neeasade Wrote: (31-08-2016, 12:36 PM)z3bra Wrote: How do you use the pass(1) database from you phone? Not mpcsh, but I use this app: https://github.com/zeapo/Android-Passwor...
Ramiferous Security & Cryptography 52 25,017 10-03-2021, 09:04 PM