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  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

this mix is absolutely killer. if you like techstep/neurofunk/"scary" dnb, you might dig this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnDha3FGpIQ i would love a physical copy but I have no idea if one even...
sth Off topic 42 4,881 22-04-2021, 01:44 AM
  Thread: gkh vs umn, or: what IS human research, anyways?
Post: RE: gkh vs umn, or: what IS human research, anyway...

i'm not a linux apologist but i wonder if this really says anything specific about the kernel "team" that can't be more broadly applied to any open source project. i read a comment from someone that b...
sth GNU/Linux 5 207 21-04-2021, 10:20 PM
  Thread: gkh vs umn, or: what IS human research, anyways?
Post: gkh vs umn, or: what IS human research, anyways?

i'm sure this won't be the first place most people hear about this... some researchers are in hot water with the kernel team after being accused of intentionally submitting bad patches in some overwro...
sth GNU/Linux 5 207 21-04-2021, 08:02 PM
  Thread: The Hosting Thread
Post: RE: The Hosting Thread

(21-04-2021, 11:34 AM)movq Wrote: (20-04-2021, 04:45 PM)sth Wrote: i'd pay another $15 for an IP if they'd let meAs for email: Yeah, if it’s from a separate pool of IPs, then I’d consider it a...
sth Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 9 277 21-04-2021, 05:37 PM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Review and next book #3
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Review and next book #3

UNIX: A History and a Memoir is a pretty great book but not terribly technical compared to the others. It's also probably the only one I can grok :P So don't listen to me.
sth Community & Forums Related Discussions 5 160 20-04-2021, 07:37 PM
  Thread: The Hosting Thread
Post: RE: The Hosting Thread

(20-04-2021, 03:48 PM)movq Wrote: My “router” at home is an Intel NUC running Arch, which does the standard stuff (DNS, DHCP, hostapd), runs WeeChat in tmux, and hosts a couple of private git repos....
sth Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 9 277 20-04-2021, 04:45 PM
  Thread: The Hosting Thread
Post: RE: The Hosting Thread

(20-04-2021, 03:23 PM)venam Wrote: At home I also have a local DNS server that blocks ads, if that counts too. is it just running on a regular machine at your house or is it a pihole/alix/pcengines-...
sth Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 9 277 20-04-2021, 03:26 PM
  Thread: The Hosting Thread
Post: The Hosting Thread

This is a thread to discuss various hosting topics, including: * Where do you host? Self-hosting from home? Colo? VPS? "Cloud"? * What do you host? www/webapps, email, gopher, git, IRC... * Why do you...
sth Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 9 277 20-04-2021, 03:15 PM
  Thread: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge
Post: RE: POSIX Shell Programming Challenge

this is pithy and i suppose not quite in line with the challenge but: ls -1A test/ would do the trick :P
sth Programming On Unix 15 351 12-04-2021, 01:36 PM
  Thread: the end of hackintoshing
Post: the end of hackintoshing

with the T2 announcement it seems like hackintoshing just got it's death warrant. i just hack'd my X1C6 and it works unbelievably well (other than wifi, waiting on an adapter card for a compatible wi...
sth OS X 1 1,327 23-06-2020, 06:42 PM
  Thread: Carte blanche
Post: RE: Carte blanche

(10-06-2020, 10:44 PM)evbo Wrote: OpenBSD. I would love to have a true Unix led by the right people that can do all the things Linux can that's definitely not what the openbsd team wants
sth Off topic 28 5,385 10-06-2020, 10:47 PM
  Thread: Carte blanche
Post: RE: Carte blanche

(08-06-2020, 06:40 PM)z3bra Wrote: I would send it to apple, microsoft, nvidia, ibm, and all those making money out of closed source software with this note: Quote:Now you have the money. Release t...
sth Off topic 28 5,385 08-06-2020, 07:34 PM
  Thread: display managers
Post: display managers

for people that DO use them, what are you using for display managers? bare tty login doesn't count unless you've customized it in some way :D here's my current SLiM setup. i know it's abandoned and s...
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 6 1,527 05-06-2020, 05:30 PM
  Thread: package management discussion
Post: RE: package management discussion

(31-05-2020, 04:14 AM)z3bra Wrote: gcc: require libc, libstdc++, make, gcc libc: require gcc this is exactly why i plan on decoupling the dependency resolution from the package installation - check...
sth Programming On Unix 18 3,926 31-05-2020, 05:28 PM
  Thread: package management discussion
Post: RE: package management discussion

metadata (27-05-2020, 03:49 PM)z3bra Wrote: @sth, you bring an interesting point with your manifest file: metadata. Which one to have ? How to store them ? What to do with it ? I think the bare min...
sth Programming On Unix 18 3,926 28-05-2020, 06:05 PM
  Thread: package management discussion
Post: RE: package management discussion

(26-05-2020, 07:41 PM)sth Wrote: right now this is what my manifest files look like: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- name: mypackage version: 0.1 d...
sth Programming On Unix 18 3,926 26-05-2020, 09:41 PM
  Thread: package management discussion
Post: RE: package management discussion

right now this is what my manifest files look like: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- name: mypackage version: 0.1 description: A short description of ...
sth Programming On Unix 18 3,926 26-05-2020, 07:41 PM
  Thread: package management discussion
Post: RE: package management discussion

z3bra - dependency resolution is not something i've gotten into yet but i plan on building that into my package manifests (maybe a single space-separated list of dependencies that trigger additional r...
sth Programming On Unix 18 3,926 26-05-2020, 07:18 PM
  Thread: package management discussion
Post: package management discussion

hey all i know a few folks here have developed their own package managers in the past, but i was having a hard time locating any threads specifically about writing package managers / discussions of w...
sth Programming On Unix 18 3,926 26-05-2020, 05:55 PM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

Soulja Slim - Imagine (ft C-Murder, Mac) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jqEXdd8XWM hardest No Limit song ever?
sth Off topic 42 4,881 19-05-2020, 08:25 PM
  Thread: Bar / Conky Configs.
Post: RE: Bar / Conky Configs.

does anyone know if it's possible to use fontawesome icons with bemenu-run? i'd like to use an icon for my bemenu prompt but haven't figured out how to do it (if that's even possible).
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 33 24,873 10-05-2020, 05:46 PM
  Thread: Programming book recommendations.
Post: RE: Programming book recommendations.

i've been working my way through Practical Common Lisp over the last week or so. slow going but i'm not much of a 'programmer' so i'm trying to take my time with it.
sth Programming On Unix 21 4,153 08-05-2020, 09:50 PM
  Thread: Fonts and colors.
Post: RE: Fonts and colors.

For antialiased fonts, I've really been liking Hack a lot lately. The main reason is that I like using italic typefaces, but most fonts italicize / | and \ which end up looking like 'drunk slash', 'sl...
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 5 1,481 05-05-2020, 06:50 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

STRONG LEAN https://nvsbl.org/img/scrots/424.png
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 824,260 24-04-2020, 06:49 PM
  Thread: trackpad gestures for switching workspaces
Post: trackpad gestures for switching workspaces

i have a thinkpad and use the trackpoint exclusively for mousing, so there's a big part of my wristrest that sits there and does nothing. i used to have a mac and i really liked having the ability to ...
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 6 1,086 17-04-2020, 11:11 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(16-04-2020, 04:33 PM)dcli Wrote: @sth big fan of your bar, and the fact that i'm featured in the scrot :)hey now, you're an all star don't tell anyone but my bar is absolutely based on macOS :P
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 824,260 17-04-2020, 09:43 PM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

revisiting my shitty drunk folk punk kid days, missing getting to hang out with friends Defiance, Ohio - Petty Problems - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWLZsocvGrE
sth Off topic 42 4,881 17-04-2020, 09:41 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

time to take some scrots... i have a feeling i'm just about sick of a dark terminal theme (no thanks to neeasade's scrots). clean: https://nvsbl.org/img/scrots/415-3.png dmenu_run: https://nvsbl.org/...
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 824,260 16-04-2020, 02:49 AM
  Thread: Personal websites
Post: RE: Personal websites

https://nvsbl.org semi-pro, with some nerd-hobby content. working on building it out more in my spare time.
sth Off topic 9 3,224 15-04-2020, 09:57 PM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: what are you listening to?

simple idea: post what you're listening to, preferably with a link to where others can check it out. i'll start: SVFFER - Systematisierung - https://svffer.bandcamp.com/album/empathist
sth Off topic 42 4,881 15-04-2020, 09:34 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

new openbsd setup on my x220 in anticipation of buying a new thinkpad next year. 6.4 is awesome. i haven't used openbsd since rcctl became standard and with a few tweaks it makes for a great devops-y ...
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 824,260 15-11-2018, 12:58 AM
  Thread: [resolved] openbsd + lemonbar + unicode + icon fonts: wtf am i doing wrong?
Post: RE: openbsd + lemonbar + unicode + icon fonts: wtf...

looks like i'm trying to use flags not available in obsd echo. need to look into whether i can do this with printf. someone on reddit mentioned that zsh has a built in echo that supports -e but i ha...
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 3 2,087 13-11-2018, 04:36 AM
  Thread: [resolved] openbsd + lemonbar + unicode + icon fonts: wtf am i doing wrong?
Post: RE: openbsd + lemonbar + unicode + icon fonts: wtf...

i installed siji from github and i'm using the openbsd lemonbar package (not compiled). siji provides bitmap fonts - i dont think it's xft at all actually so that might be barking up the wrong tree. ...
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 3 2,087 13-11-2018, 01:46 AM
  Thread: [resolved] openbsd + lemonbar + unicode + icon fonts: wtf am i doing wrong?
Post: [resolved] openbsd + lemonbar + unicode + icon fon...

Hey yall, i'm trying to whip up a little lemonbar for a new openbsd install and i cannot for the life of me figure out how to get siji icons to display. it simply displays, for example, \ue016 instea...
sth Desktop Customization & Workflow 3 2,087 13-11-2018, 12:42 AM
  Thread: Masterrace - the HHKB club!
Post: RE: Masterrace - the HHKB club!

[Image: http://i.imgur.com/FY4Jpfv.jpg] pro1 w/ tmk
sth Hardware talk 38 21,158 31-12-2015, 04:45 AM
  Thread: RIP Ian Murdock
Post: RIP Ian Murdock

i'm sure a lot of people have probably heard about this already but in case you haven't: http://blog.docker.com/2015/12/ian-murdock/ RIP Ian and thanks for everything you gave us.
sth Off topic 2 1,625 31-12-2015, 04:33 AM
  Thread: oh, hello
Post: RE: oh, hello

Plan9 is really fun! But I wouldn't want to run it as my day-to-day OS. Not enough support for things I want/need. But it's seriously powerful and acme is incredible/
sth 15 4,835 28-12-2015, 09:57 AM
  Thread: oh, hello
Post: RE: oh, hello

thanks everyone! In lieu of lemonbar I just got dzen2 and it pretty much does what I need it to. @z3bra: systemd/general silliness, fragmentation, odd/obnoxious wireless support, infighting... Also...
sth 15 4,835 28-12-2015, 06:30 AM
  Thread: building lemonbar for openbsd
Post: building lemonbar for openbsd

Has anyone successfully built lemonbar for OpenBSD? If so, what modifications to the Makefile did you have to make to get it to compile?
sth BSD 5 3,485 27-12-2015, 03:43 PM
  Thread: Musl Distros
Post: RE: Musl Distros

void! stable, rolling release, actively developed, musl-flavor. https://voidlinux.eu
sth GNU/Linux 39 24,016 27-12-2015, 01:41 PM
  Thread: oh, hello
Post: oh, hello

hi im sth and i like openbsd and i like void linux when i have to use linux and i like old x-series thinkpads and i like reading mailing lists and i like keyboards and i like dogs and i like obnoxious...
sth 15 4,835 27-12-2015, 01:23 PM