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  Thread: Mastodon
Post: RE: Mastodon

I really miss identi.ca before it went the pump.io route.
swathe Off topic 11 13,109 15-06-2018, 09:22 PM
  Thread: Which BSD do you use?
Post: RE: Which BSD do you use?

I just started playing with OpenBSD. Enjoying it so far.
swathe BSD 43 46,436 10-08-2016, 07:09 AM
  Thread: Browsers, your windows to the WWW
Post: RE: Browsers, your windows to the WWW

I enjoy the podcasts, I do a pull on the git repo every monday at work and then listen to the new episode while I am working.
swathe The WWW 14 18,308 07-08-2016, 10:33 PM
  Thread: Mechanical Love
Post: RE: Mechanical Love

I use a DAS at work and have some Razer at home, both with blue switches. I love them but I have always wanted to try Topre but don't have one to try before I buy
swathe Hardware talk 67 59,832 07-08-2016, 10:30 PM
  Thread: Favorite music for getting things done
Post: RE: Favorite music for getting things done

Star Trek: TNG warp drive noise.
swathe Off topic 19 20,812 13-06-2016, 03:38 AM
  Thread: brand new here
Post: RE: brand new here

I've seen this around over the years (the avatar) A tattoo of it is real commitment.
swathe 9 8,314 31-05-2016, 02:55 AM
  Thread: Backing up and Deploying
Post: RE: Backing up and Deploying

I think with dotfiles, the deployment of them is made easier if accompanied by a script that sets up the symlinks once you've cloned your repo. Some applications lend themselves to this really well to...
swathe Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 25 26,811 30-05-2016, 01:44 AM
  Thread: Why are we here now
Post: RE: Why are we here now

I attended a community college back in 2001 and one of the subjects was on the Red Hat 6 desktop release (pre-RHEL). It was interesting but I didn't touch it again till 2005 or so when I played with F...
swathe Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 12 14,915 29-05-2016, 11:03 PM
  Thread: Distro Hopping
Post: RE: Distro Hopping

I fired up VM to try out OpenBSD for the first time. So quick to install. Just running XFCE for now.
swathe Desktop Customization & Workflow 20 22,597 28-05-2016, 05:23 AM
  Thread: Browsers, your windows to the WWW
Post: RE: Browsers, your windows to the internet

I use Chrome on pretty well everything, but considering a return to uzbl
swathe The WWW 14 18,308 25-05-2016, 09:01 PM
  Thread: What's your oldest piece of hardware that's still alive?
Post: RE: What's your oldest piece of hardware that's st...

Tandy TRS-80. It's on display at the local university
swathe Old school stuff 26 30,402 24-05-2016, 11:34 PM
  Thread: How old are you?
Post: RE: How old are you?

Almost 36, and Australian.
swathe Off topic 120 95,281 21-11-2015, 07:34 AM
  Thread: Ayyyy folks! \o/ XDD
Post: RE: Ayyyy folks! \o/ XDD

Welcome to the forum
swathe 12 8,474 01-09-2015, 05:09 AM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your latest workflow improvement

Nothing amazing, but I ditched wordpress for the octopress blogging framework. I have to say I enjoy using it a lot more.
swathe Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 151,517 31-08-2015, 02:17 AM
  Thread: Let me introduce myself
Post: RE: Let me introduce myself

Welcome to the forum
swathe 16 10,198 27-08-2015, 09:31 PM
  Thread: Hello!
Post: RE: Hello!

Welcome zidhuss
swathe 8 5,597 27-08-2015, 09:31 PM
  Thread: Password management
Post: RE: Password management

I have a mix of passwords that is now getting beyond a joke trying to remember them all. I have thought of using the base string method with a modifier per service or website. I've also been thinking ...
swathe Security & Cryptography 61 59,070 23-08-2015, 06:43 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your latest workflow improvement

(17-08-2015, 10:56 PM)dkeg Wrote: Just some pretty minor stuff for me. Small bash function for git for quicker and less typing. Code:function gitpush() {       &nb...
swathe Desktop Customization & Workflow 163 151,517 17-08-2015, 11:14 PM
  Thread: Hello fellow Nixers!
Post: RE: Hello fellow Nixers!

Welcome and look forward to the write up. As a sysadmin I have a thing for thorough documentation :)
swathe 11 7,374 16-08-2015, 09:54 PM
  Thread: Kernel configuration
Post: RE: Kernel configuration

Hardware is so good these days I just be lazy and use genkernel to get a gentoo box up and running. You can always custom compile it later on.
swathe GNU/Linux 13 15,045 14-08-2015, 07:04 PM
  Thread: Recommend me a distro
Post: RE: Recommend me a distro

I'm a Gentoo advocate but I'd imagine the compile times on the Chromebook would suck.
swathe GNU/Linux 4 5,675 14-08-2015, 01:08 AM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

(12-08-2015, 04:35 PM)thetornainbow Wrote: f you're more in the mood for science fiction and you've never read Frank Herbert's Dune, please do so immediately. Don't even go to work. +1. The Dune ser...
swathe Off topic 28 22,756 12-08-2015, 06:27 PM
  Thread: Hi
Post: RE: Hi

Another Aussie, welcome mate :)
swathe 6 5,021 12-08-2015, 06:25 PM
  Thread: What's your favorite book?
Post: RE: What's your favorite book?

I have a few but Time Management for System Administrators is a gem. [Image: http://www.tomontime.com/cat.gif]
swathe Off topic 28 22,756 12-08-2015, 03:40 AM
  Thread: On a metal web - chromebook tips
Post: RE: On a metal web - chromebook tips

(11-08-2015, 10:34 AM)Houseoftea Wrote: on a linux system you are a free bird in the sky, and on chromeos you are a bird in a cage, being shown pictures of the sky. Great analogy.
swathe GNU/Linux 4 6,536 11-08-2015, 05:35 PM
  Thread: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks
Post: RE: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks

Timezone is what prevents me from getting involved. I don't mind if it's not all edited and pretty, plus it gives us some of the participants personality :)
swathe Community & Forums Related Discussions 151 116,835 11-08-2015, 05:33 PM
  Thread: sauerkraut
Post: RE: sauerkraut

Welcome jvarg.
swathe 8 5,663 11-08-2015, 05:32 PM
  Thread: Hi people
Post: RE: Hi people

(11-08-2015, 09:34 AM)cjm Wrote: Welcome, any friend of Unix is a friend of ours! :-)Thanks :) If it wasn't for Unix I'd hate computers I think.
swathe 13 9,185 11-08-2015, 09:38 AM
  Thread: Hi people
Post: RE: Hi people

(11-08-2015, 07:25 AM)z3bra Wrote: Welcome here! Glad to find another sysadmin here. Do you also use arch at work or it's only for personnal use? Just personal use unfortunately. We are primarily a ...
swathe 13 9,185 11-08-2015, 09:30 AM
  Thread: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks
Post: RE: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks

(11-08-2015, 04:36 AM)venam Wrote: (11-08-2015, 04:11 AM)swathe Wrote: Have any of the episodes been recorded and if so are they hosted anywhere I can grab them and listen to them? The episodes ar...
swathe Community & Forums Related Discussions 151 116,835 11-08-2015, 04:46 AM
  Thread: Best web browser
Post: RE: Best web browser

I always play with uzbl and end up back on firefox or in moments of instanity, chromium.
swathe GNU/Linux 39 37,824 11-08-2015, 04:22 AM
  Thread: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks
Post: RE: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks

I've had a bit of a hunt around so I apologise if this has been answered elsewhere, I'm in a bit of haze from painkillers for impacted wisdom teeth. Have any of the episodes been recorded and if so a...
swathe Community & Forums Related Discussions 151 116,835 11-08-2015, 04:11 AM
  Thread: Hi people
Post: RE: Hi people

(11-08-2015, 01:42 AM)venam Wrote: Welcome to the nixers.net forums. Thanks Venam.
swathe 13 9,185 11-08-2015, 01:43 AM
  Thread: Word processing?
Post: RE: Word processing?

I do documentation in Emacs using org-mode, then export to LaTeX and PDF
swathe Desktop Customization & Workflow 28 23,160 10-08-2015, 10:02 PM
  Thread: Hi people
Post: RE: Hi people

Thanks guys (10-08-2015, 09:29 PM)Houseoftea Wrote: > sysadmin and IT consultant Make room for one more person whose smarter than me folks ;) I'm sure you are plenty smart and I have a lot to l...
swathe 13 9,185 10-08-2015, 09:52 PM
  Thread: Hi people
Post: Hi people

Hi, I'm a sysadmin and IT consultant. My favourite distro is Gentoo but due to laziness I am currently using Arch Linux with i3. I found out about this forum from screenshots on the Arch forums so I ...
swathe 13 9,185 10-08-2015, 09:09 PM