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  Thread: wmutils tricks and tips
Post: RE: wmutils tricks and tips

Workspaces can be reduced to a list on windows to show at a given time. Say you start on ws#0. When you "switch" to ws#2, you save the list of currently visible windows, hide them, then get the list o...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 26 15,779 09-02-2022, 07:22 AM
  Thread: UNIX Diary
Post: RE: UNIX Diary

(17-12-2021, 03:49 PM)venam Wrote: I'm wondering if this isn't too much information disclosure though, because the mac address can inform you about the manufacturer. This is a legitimate concern, an...
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 188 126,078 20-12-2021, 08:34 AM
  Thread: wmutils tricks and tips
Post: RE: wmutils tricks and tips

This is not possible to do, while maintaining the way xmmv works right now. The behavior you expect involves that xmmv runs as a background process, while grabbing the shortcut Mod4+click. By doing so...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 26 15,779 14-12-2021, 01:59 PM
  Thread: Where is what
Post: RE: Where is what

I don't know which shell you're using, but you can do the same by prefixing the command with \ in most shells (even dash(1)): Code:% alias ls='ls -l' % ls code data tmp % \ls code data tmp
z3bra Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 11 5,509 29-11-2021, 07:50 PM
  Thread: rm -i
Post: RE: rm -i

As said above, you can simply "rm -rf directory" as it will expand to "rm -i -rf directory" and -f takes precedence over -i.
z3bra BSD 7 2,024 21-11-2021, 03:55 PM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

Should be fixed now. I inadvertently pushed the default index.gph of the server's project, which took precedence over the correct one. Sorry about that and happy gophering !
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 43 9,806 19-11-2021, 03:34 AM
  Thread: Web Tag
Post: RE: Web Tag

https://nixos.org/manual/nix/unstable/co...-edit.html Keep it up ! [Image: https://0x0.st/-Rpf.png]
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 80 15,451 16-11-2021, 07:27 AM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

It's just that the server wasn't registered to start on boot. This should be fixed now.
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 43 9,806 04-11-2021, 06:22 AM
  Thread: Community gopher hole
Post: RE: Community gopher hole

It was indeed, the gopher daemon didn't start after the reboot. Not sure why thouhg… Thanks for the notice, it should be back up now !
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 43 9,806 03-11-2021, 06:02 AM
  Thread: The Gemini protocol
Post: RE: The Gemini protocol

@freem, dude you're overreacting a bit there. You seem to take it personally at this point 😂 I used to think just like you, specifically about the crypto part. However, I've been digging through crypt...
z3bra The WWW 17 6,582 25-10-2021, 10:58 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I've been working on a Go based file sharing system (posing as an HTTP server). Result is here: partage. I wanted a self-hosted solution for my family to share big files (eg. pictures, videos, …). In...
z3bra Programming On Unix 391 179,734 25-10-2021, 06:36 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(22-10-2021, 03:46 PM)humky Wrote: Here is regex, any critique is welcomed: Code:grep -aEo "(((http|https|git|gopher|gemini|ftp)://|www\\.)[a-zA-Z0-9._-]*[:]?[a-zA-Z0-9./@$&%?\#...
z3bra Programming On Unix 391 179,734 25-10-2021, 06:29 AM
  Thread: Your top 10 commands
Post: RE: Your top 10 commands

You guys should mount your download directory as TMPFS 😉 This way everything I download goes to ~/tmp and is wiped as I reboot. So when I download archives, I extract them right in ~/tmp, and only mov...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 1,844 25-10-2021, 05:47 AM
  Thread: Your top 10 commands
Post: RE: Your top 10 commands

Why the hell do you guys use rm(1) so much ?
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 1,844 20-10-2021, 02:39 PM
  Thread: Making the best CLI programs
Post: RE: Making the best CLI programs

(15-10-2021, 12:49 PM)freem Wrote: This tool (sorry z3bra) also seems to only support power of two units, not power of 10 ones (unit(1) might be able to do that, though, not sure). Haha no problem. ...
z3bra Programming On Unix 31 23,205 17-10-2021, 07:54 AM
  Thread: Your top 10 commands
Post: RE: Your top 10 commands

Holy cow that post was 1 year ago already ! Good retrospective, given that your top command is vim, I'd suggest aliasing it 😉 That's funny to see you use tree rather than ls. isn't it too verbose when...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 18 1,844 15-10-2021, 02:26 AM
  Thread: webzine
Post: RE: webzine

Good idea ! I tried to start a similar thing in the past, but it never caught up… A few links: https://nixers.net/Thread-Nixers-magazine https://github.com/nixers-projects/magazine https://i.imgur....
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 15 1,850 12-10-2021, 12:13 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

I decided to make my email stack more robust, so I built a secondary mail server to queue up mails in the event that my primary server goes down. Turns out, it's super easy with opensmtp ! I did that ...
z3bra Programming On Unix 391 179,734 01-10-2021, 02:11 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(30-09-2021, 04:36 AM)Ssynicil Wrote: I've been trying to increase my knowledge on computers and have began running linux (more specifically the Ubuntu distribution) through a virtual machine. Prett...
z3bra Programming On Unix 391 179,734 01-10-2021, 02:07 PM
  Thread: window manager development thread
Post: RE: window manager development thread

(13-09-2021, 01:11 AM)seninha Wrote: But it is too slow to redraw the window at every mouse motion... There is another solution: only redraw every once in a while. Mouse motion events occur at a rea...
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 11 2,909 13-09-2021, 08:58 AM
  Thread: Picking a new distribution
Post: RE: Picking a new distribution

No idea, I didn't look it up in a while.
z3bra GNU/Linux 16 3,312 10-09-2021, 03:31 AM
  Thread: Picking a new distribution
Post: RE: Picking a new distribution

404 ?? shows just fine to me. https://z3bra.org/pm or https://git.z3bra.org/pm (the website is a glorified version of the readme file). I also wish musl had better support !
z3bra GNU/Linux 16 3,312 01-09-2021, 04:31 PM
  Thread: how do you know which tools you (really) use?
Post: RE: how do you know which tools you (really) use?

It's funny that you mention that your "mindmap" looks like a roadmap to create a new distro. In the process of making a distro myself (which I never accomplished btw), I wrote a package manager for my...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 842 30-08-2021, 03:03 PM
  Thread: How do I Ubuntu ?
Post: RE: How do I Ubuntu ?

So I finally managed to do everything I wanted, and get my very own configuration working. There are multiple key points, so I'll list them here: X.org session startup Ubuntu 21.04 ships with GDM3 a...
z3bra GNU/Linux 13 2,102 30-08-2021, 01:15 PM
  Thread: Picking a new distribution
Post: RE: Picking a new distribution

Best reason to use Void is to have a fully working musl-based distro in no times, and easy to use. However, last time I tried (probably monthes/a year ago now), a 100% musl distro was painful in some ...
z3bra GNU/Linux 16 3,312 30-08-2021, 11:19 AM
  Thread: How do I Ubuntu ?
Post: RE: How do I Ubuntu ?

Ubuntu default's session is Xorg, but wayland is supported also. I didn't want to "hack" around the distro, that is, leave GDM running, change TTY and login+xinit. If I'm stuck with a distro, I might...
z3bra GNU/Linux 13 2,102 30-08-2021, 06:51 AM
  Thread: How do I Ubuntu ?
Post: RE: How do I Ubuntu ?

Window management mostly. And some application launchers that I use (xmenu, sxhkd, dmenu) for which I need the ability to start them when the session starts. In this regard, there are also a lot of th...
z3bra GNU/Linux 13 2,102 22-08-2021, 01:34 PM
  Thread: How do I Ubuntu ?
Post: RE: How do I Ubuntu ?

Because my usage of a linux distribution goes beyond typing stuff at a shell. The softwares I'm used to is different from what's shipped by default on Ubuntu.
z3bra GNU/Linux 13 2,102 22-08-2021, 01:05 PM
  Thread: How do I Ubuntu ?
Post: RE: How do I Ubuntu ?

Mmmmh, for me it's my toolbox, and I spend 7+ hours working with it. I just can't convince myself that gnome-shell is the solution to my problems. To "work" on this issue, I decided to install it ahe...
z3bra GNU/Linux 13 2,102 08-08-2021, 07:27 AM
  Thread: How do I Ubuntu ?
Post: RE: How do I Ubuntu ?

I wish I had the choice.
z3bra GNU/Linux 13 2,102 06-08-2021, 04:48 PM
  Thread: How do I Ubuntu ?
Post: How do I Ubuntu ?

Hello folks, This thread will be a little awkward (for me at least!). Next monday, I'll have my work laptop reinstalled under stock Ubuntu 21.04, as per my company's policies. The thing is, I have n...
z3bra GNU/Linux 13 2,102 06-08-2021, 12:36 PM
  Thread: Backing up and Deploying
Post: RE: Backing up and Deploying

Edit : Removed my whole description, because I'm stupid. I already described my setup last year, in this same thread. Like, 4 posts above… No need to spam redundant info here, sorry for the noise !
z3bra Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 25 14,860 04-08-2021, 08:46 AM
  Thread: Launchers
Post: RE: Launchers

Mostly dmenu, bound to super+x. And I have my most used software launchable via a menu when I click the root window. Back when I ran wio on wayland, I liked that I could just fire up everything from ...
z3bra GNU/Linux 26 11,795 20-07-2021, 03:03 AM
  Thread: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game
Post: RE: The Guess What I'm Talking About Game

Yup that's it ! Well done ;)
z3bra Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 173 94,054 05-07-2021, 04:38 AM
  Thread: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]
Post: RE: Workflow Compilation [June Events 2021]

I wish I knew how to record the screen under wayland. Anyway, I don't have much to show off yet as I'm still figuring out how to make a usable wayland desktop. Looking forward to the full vid !
z3bra Desktop Customization & Workflow 32 6,587 30-06-2021, 10:21 AM
  Thread: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?
Post: RE: Which keyboard layout(s) do you use?

I use a modified version of the "new azerty" layout (french), created by the AFNOR committee. It's fresh and new, so don't have much adopters (eg, no manufacturer print it yet), but it makes much more...
z3bra Off topic 43 23,672 24-06-2021, 05:05 AM
  Thread: Making the best CLI programs
Post: RE: Making the best CLI programs

(21-06-2021, 06:23 AM)phillbush Wrote: Instead of a -h option for different programs to produce human readable values, use a utility, such as z3bra's human, that converts values from its input into ...
z3bra Programming On Unix 31 23,205 24-06-2021, 04:59 AM
  Thread: Nixers Book Club - Review and next book #3
Post: RE: Nixers Book Club - Review and next book #3

The Wayland book is IMO the best starting point at understanding how Wayland works. It explains all the concepts of wayland from the ground up, which is extremely valuable. My main problem with it is ...
z3bra Community & Forums Related Discussions 5 1,379 30-04-2021, 04:49 AM
  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 3,252 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 53 32,143 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 53 32,143 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 53 32,143 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 53 32,143 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 1,019 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 1,443 03-12-2020, 05:40 AM