Tue 17 November 2020
Sat 17 October 2020
Sun 04 October 2020
Sun 20 September 2020
Fri 11 September 2020
What's running on the firewall? A big list follows, with discussion.
- ACPId - reports on thermal performance
- atd - executes delayed jobs via at
- cron - executes repeating jobs, like the local backup, the remote backup, and the automated package updater.
- dbus-daemon - nearly useless, but Linux more or less requires it
- ddclient - dynamic …
Thu 10 September 2020
Mon 07 September 2020
Tue 04 August 2020
One thing that UNIX users have that Mac and Windows users don't: it's generally quite easy to change their window manager theme -- and to write/draw their own.
Window decorations -- a frame, a titlebar, some buttons -- are handled by the X11 window manager, which is itself a replaceable part. Window …
Wed 15 July 2020
Tue 23 June 2020
Thu 18 June 2020
Tue 16 June 2020
Sat 13 June 2020
You probably already know this, but as a reminder:
sedis for inserting, replacing and deleting.
-icauses sed to edit in place.
pandocis for converting between text formats like HTML, Markdown, RST, TeX, various wikis...
calibrehas command-line subtools like
ebook-convertwhich can produce good EPUB from lots …
Thu 11 June 2020
Mon 08 June 2020