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  Thread: New Year Resolutions [2021 Edition]
Post: RE: New Year Resolutions [2021 Edition]

For 2021 I'm trying to keep my mind working. Is being quite hard not only due to pandemic scenario, but due to personal issues too. Different from most of people I know, I used to be a monday lover an...
wolf Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 1,715 06-01-2021, 03:43 AM
  Thread: Ways To Make Windows More Comfortable/Usable For *nix Users
Post: RE: Ways To Make Windows More Comfortable/Usable F...

I am not a big fan of Windows, but this system is mandatory in the company that I work for. I have no admin rights, there's a lot of surveillance ( as if using Microsoft wasn't enought ) and rules. Th...
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 20 7,243 06-01-2021, 03:34 AM
  Thread: Nixers.net Conf 2020
Post: RE: Nixers.net Conf 2020

Wow! That's amazing! I want to see z3bra doing black magic with mutt(1) and html email!
wolf Community & Forums Related Discussions 26 4,697 27-10-2020, 03:33 AM
  Thread: Hi nixers ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ
Post: RE: Hi nixers ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

(04-09-2020, 08:57 AM)mcol Wrote: I am also big into math rock and neuroscience (my day job). / Wow, nice ! Welcome to nixers!
wolf Community & Forums Related Discussions 17 5,458 04-09-2020, 10:57 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

I built OpenBSD kernel with spleen font (5x8). The result was great, but I got some "screen borders" on tty. I'm trying to figure out how to fix it. [Image: https://i.ibb.co/2jsJ4G1/Screenshot-202007...
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,702 931,870 23-07-2020, 06:15 AM
  Thread: G'day
Post: RE: G'day

(20-07-2020, 02:29 AM)Ramiferous Wrote: Currently I use BSD & Linux but I'm keen to learn more about other operating systems such as 9front and sculptOS [Image: https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.co...
wolf 9 2,747 23-07-2020, 06:04 AM
  Thread: Hell again
Post: RE: Hell again

EHLO Fre d die. And welcome. Nice to see someone trying Gentoo, it's a lovely metadistro.
wolf 10 2,883 11-07-2020, 02:37 AM
  Thread: Android server edition
Post: RE: Android server edition

(07-07-2020, 04:29 AM)z3bra Wrote: Instead of being the asshole again and trying to get them use telegram or IRC, I decided to adapt, and bridge whatsapp with telegram and IRC, so I could lead the g...
wolf Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 8 2,340 07-07-2020, 10:14 PM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

Dear Unix diary, Today I added desktop environment ( XFCE ) to my OpenBSD and did some tweaks ( wallpaper, composite, fonts, etcetera et al ) to make it look like a common workspace. What a horrible...
wolf Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 186 108,847 18-06-2020, 04:52 PM
  Thread: Carte blanche
Post: RE: Carte blanche

- NetBSD - OpenBSD - 9front - Suckless - Some ppl here at Nixers.net
wolf Off topic 28 7,796 18-06-2020, 04:46 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

(18-06-2020, 03:13 PM)jkl Wrote: I admit that I hadn’t tested it on a real Solaris yet, but wouldn’t pkgsrc work? Probably would work. But I can't due to some company rules. But I'll try it on OpenI...
wolf BSD 79 35,154 18-06-2020, 04:45 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

(06-06-2020, 05:15 PM)twee Wrote: I try and avoid bash where possible, in equal parts for being GNU and having such a high code:feature ratio. I know that they're both ideological things and don't a...
wolf BSD 79 35,154 18-06-2020, 03:10 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

(06-06-2020, 04:01 PM)jkl Wrote: You can install oksh which is (usually) the OpenBSD ksh...? So, so. Maybe at FreeBSD ( I haven't any installation now , but I'll test it sometime ), but Solaris is s...
wolf BSD 79 35,154 18-06-2020, 03:08 PM
  Thread: BSD Certification
Post: RE: BSD Certification

Is quite hard to find *BSD courses, specially those turned to certification ( which is another issue ). Despite of a few months ago the addition of BSD certification to LPI hall , there's not much for...
wolf BSD 1 1,233 18-06-2020, 12:44 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

(06-06-2020, 10:48 AM)jkl Wrote: Which scripting capabilities does the ksh lack for you?Things like for loops and arrays are better implemented on bash. However, the best ksh I ever user is from O...
wolf BSD 79 35,154 06-06-2020, 01:23 PM
  Thread: Nixers.net
Post: RE: Nixers.net

A place without academic peacocks and REAL stuff to learn and do.
wolf Community & Forums Related Discussions 16 14,082 06-06-2020, 10:40 AM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

ksh on OpenBSD normally does the job. However, while using other systems bash is unbeatable due to its enormous scripting capabilities. At least for me, lol.
wolf BSD 79 35,154 06-06-2020, 10:38 AM
  Thread: display managers
Post: RE: display managers

I have xenodm here,
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 12 2,725 06-06-2020, 10:36 AM
  Thread: blogs
Post: RE: blogs

(01-07-2019, 03:51 AM)z3bra Wrote: That is what make personnal websites cool: even their creation comes is personnal! That's right. I wrote some notes using mkdocs but when I saw what Roman Zolotare...
wolf The WWW 27 15,009 14-05-2020, 12:39 AM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

Heeeeey... That's really a jewel . I would like try this setup ASAP. If it work fine with me it will be the end of an entire odyssey.
wolf BSD 104 45,071 13-05-2020, 09:14 AM
  Thread: OpenBSD Native Hypervisor
Post: RE: OpenBSD Native Hypervisor

Well, I was trying to run Windows on it a few months ago as a PoC by nesting virtualization with Alpine (KVM). One of these days I'll resume this masochistic adventure...
wolf BSD 10 6,955 13-05-2020, 02:42 AM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

audio: mpg123/ffmpeg/cmus/mplayer video: mplayer files: coreutils irc: weechat shell: ksh multiplexer: tmux system monitor: ps / top editor: vim screenshot: ImageMagik image viewer: ImageMagik mail: ...
wolf BSD 104 45,071 13-05-2020, 02:39 AM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

(31-12-2019, 02:13 PM)z3bra Wrote: email: mu, mutt, isync, msmtp, webdump, ldapsearch and a lot of shell glue around it!Do you deal with multipart HTML messages ?
wolf BSD 104 45,071 13-05-2020, 02:27 AM
  Thread: what are you listening to?
Post: RE: what are you listening to?

Nowadays I got myself listening only instrumental demos. One, in special , is the Splinter by Sneaker Pimps. I'm really preferring music without voice lately ...
wolf Off topic 42 8,605 13-05-2020, 02:19 AM
  Thread: What do your usernames mean?
Post: RE: What do your usernames mean?

This nickname was given to me as a pseudonym long time ago , on a forgotten IRC server.
wolf 65 29,145 13-05-2020, 02:11 AM
  Thread: Minimal Computing Principals
Post: RE: Minimal Computing Principals

Okay, I can differ from them in some aspects but ... I really love this mindset ( despite of git pulls , lol )
wolf Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 4 2,090 13-05-2020, 02:09 AM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

(08-05-2020, 05:11 AM)twee Wrote: It took me a long time to realise that OpenBSD was what I was looking for but I'm very glad I did. There it is!
wolf 9 2,835 13-05-2020, 02:03 AM
  Thread: Programming book recommendations.
Post: RE: Programming book recommendations.

I really liked the "21st Century C". Ben Klemens really has a comic style when writing, without lose the technical aspects of the book purpose.
wolf Programming On Unix 21 5,679 13-05-2020, 01:59 AM
  Thread: Fonts and colors.
Post: RE: Fonts and colors.

I'm using the console default font from OpenBSD : Spleen. Despite of being very big, its comfortable to read ( especially with URxvt*letterSpace:1 )
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 5 2,166 13-05-2020, 01:49 AM
  Thread: Time and Time on Unix
Post: RE: Time and Time on Unix

Great article, Venam. And share it is the right thing to do. <done>.
wolf Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 6 2,529 13-05-2020, 01:44 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

jkl Wrote: Refreshing workflow improvement: Getting rid of LaTeX. http://www.danielallington.net/2016/09/t...ex-fetish/ So you're getting rid of LaTex but using something else instead it ? I'm think...
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 77,156 22-07-2019, 05:48 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

Now enjoying Elinks ( elinks-0.13-20190627 ) on my OpenBSD 6.5 ( current ) with : - youtube-dl + mplayer ( youtube videos ) - youtube-dl + ffmpeg + mpg123 ( youtube audios ) The build was okay with ...
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 77,156 16-07-2019, 06:53 PM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

21st Century C: C Tips from the New School Really fun and engaging. One of my best acquisitions.
wolf Off topic 28 12,033 25-06-2019, 07:10 PM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

(23-06-2019, 05:16 PM)Deathbox Wrote: Automate the boring stuff with Python. Non computer related? Harry potter series for sure.Hey! That's an awesome book!
wolf Off topic 28 12,033 25-06-2019, 07:08 PM
  Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

Welcome aboard, pal.
wolf 8 3,543 25-06-2019, 06:53 PM
  Thread: hi
Post: RE: hi

Hello friend. Welcome to nixers _
wolf 7 2,861 22-05-2019, 10:28 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

OpenBSD Well, OpenBSD cwm is great, but I was really missing the real multi workplace provided by dwm ( and dmenu ) . One cool thing : their config.mk is really a good thing to see. They were carefu...
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 77,156 22-05-2019, 10:13 PM
  Thread: Your dream project
Post: RE: Your dream project

I wouldn't call it a "dream" project, but a study roadmap. I probably have mentioned to some of you that I'm trying to write a wiki system with C. The content ( markdown, images, et cetera ) could be...
wolf Programming On Unix 25 11,689 01-05-2019, 11:55 PM
  Thread: Remote work solution
Post: RE: Remote work solution

Well, I've moved definetely to OpenBSD ( current ) on my both personal machines : an old ( but brave ) IBM Thinkpad T60 ( 32bit ) and a X220 ( 64bit ). At the very beginning I was missing a PPTP VPN ...
wolf Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 26 6,598 01-05-2019, 11:31 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

(30-03-2019, 09:49 AM)thuban Wrote: @wolf : omg that's great ! I guess there is a little mistake in variable. I modified it a bit to add the "continue" option to youtube-dl if the file is already r...
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 77,156 31-03-2019, 06:01 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your Latest Workflow Improvement

MPD + Youtube-dl : Listen Youtube at mpd Not exactly a work stuff, but work related since I like to listen some music while working : Code:#!/usr/local/bin/bash mpdu2bCacheDir=/tmp/mpdu2bdir/ ; /us...
wolf Desktop Customization & Workflow 161 77,156 28-03-2019, 02:36 PM
  Thread: What is your favorite programming language to program on *nix?
Post: RE: What is your favorite programming language to ...

C, I guess. But I'm still very stupid. God have mercy of me.
wolf Programming On Unix 13 5,247 27-03-2019, 11:22 PM
  Thread: OpenBSD on personal laptop?
Post: RE: OpenBSD on personal laptop?

(27-03-2019, 06:43 AM)jkl Wrote: This is too general to be true. Some kind of BSD runs on an iPhone. No Linux does. What I'm trying to say is that the {Open,Net,Free,Dragonfly,Darwin}BSD does not ha...
wolf BSD 16 17,411 27-03-2019, 11:19 PM
  Thread: Sharing Media
Post: RE: Sharing Media

(18-12-2018, 08:34 AM)z3bra Wrote: but you should know where to draw the line between wrapping a tool, or writing a new one :) Wise words. Now I got the point.
wolf Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 24 10,562 26-03-2019, 11:57 PM
  Thread: OpenBSD on personal laptop?
Post: RE: OpenBSD on personal laptop?

( I know that it's an old thread, but I'll leave some tips for anyone who still looking for answers in a near future ) Running OpenBSD ( current ) here on my Thinkpad x220. Well, BSDs at all are les...
wolf BSD 16 17,411 26-03-2019, 11:27 PM