Re: Visidata with RTL text

2022-06-13 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 13/06/2022 11:40, Tzafrir Cohen wrote: If you can find the part of the code that outpus, simply inserting an "LRM" character between cells should, at the very least, greatly improve things. Isn't that what LRE and PDF are for?

Re: Visidata with RTL text

2022-06-13 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 09/06/2022 19:10, Dotan Cohen wrote: If anybody doesn't yet use Visidata, then give it a look. It is ostensibly a tool for looking at tabular data, like CSV files, but it works with so many formats that I find myself using it very often as it is easier to

Good presentation tool

2022-05-22 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi all, I need a recommendation for a presentation tool. What do you use? ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Re: Acronyms: was Should beginners work with WSL?

2022-02-06 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 06/02/2022 14:03, Mark E. Fuller wrote: I'm new here, but I find LMGTFY and similar responses (like RTFM) to be generally unwelcome and inappropriate. Whether or not they are part of the culture of a listserv or forum, I do not respond in

Re: Acronyms: was Should beginners work with WSL?

2022-02-06 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 06/02/2022 11:41, Steve Litt wrote: Aviram Jenik said on Sat, 5 Feb 2022 20:15:58 -0800 LMGTFY: https://lmgtfy.app/?q=wsl+linux - Aviram I'm sorry, but questioning "what is WSL" doesn't justify an LMGTFY. I know the

Re: Should beginners work with WSL?

2022-02-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 06/02/2022 05:21, Michael Shiloh wrote: What is WSL? Windows Subsystem for Linux. It allows you, on any Windows 10 machine, to install a virtual machine + Linux with a single command. It allows you to open an

Re: Should beginners work with WSL?

2022-02-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
, מאת Shachar Shemesh ‏<shac...@shemesh.biz>: Title pretty much says it all. Should beginners on Linux be directed toward trying out WSL? I have my own opinion, but I'd like to hear others as

Should beginners work with WSL?

2022-02-04 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Title pretty much says it all. Should beginners on Linux be directed toward trying out WSL? I have my own opinion, but I'd like to hear others as well. Thank you, Shachar ___ Linux-il mailing

Re: recover ssh-agent socket

2022-01-08 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 09/01/2022 04:13, shimi wrote: On Sat, 8 Jan 2022, 13:24 Shachar Shemesh, <shac...@shemesh.biz> wrote: You can probably find it

Re: recover ssh-agent socket

2022-01-08 Thread Shachar Shemesh
You can probably find it under /proc/$SSH_AGENT_PID/fd. With that said, I'm not sure whether that brings you any closer to recovering it. Maybe a move (the syscall, not the command line) from there to $SSH_AUTH_SOCK? Shachar On

All your old computers are belong to me?

2021-12-24 Thread Shachar Shemesh
This is as good a time as any to post this: As part of my YouTube channel, I need to put my hands on 70's and 80's era computers, preferably in working condition. If you have any hardware of the era lying around, please give me a note. And I do mean any

Re: How to read CPM 5.25 floppy disks?

2021-12-22 Thread Shachar Shemesh
You cannot dd, as that goes through the PC controller that, likely, cannot read the disks. CPM is an operating system that was ported to many very different platforms, and those did not maintain compatible disk formats on the very lowest levels.

Re: Floppy disks at 2021?!

2021-12-22 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Completely off topic to the original question, but something I need for my YouTube channel and project: Does anyone know how to buy actual floppy disks? I'm talking about 5.25" floppy disks here, not the 3.5". I need double density, but my Apple //e probably won't complain if I feed it high

Re: An HTML attachment was scrubbed...

2021-05-24 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 16/05/2021 16:05, Vordoo wrote: Dear Linux-IL admins will you reconsider, it's 2021... elylevy at cs.huji.ac.il, mycroft at infoscav.net, shachar at shemesh.biz 1. If you want to mail the admins, mail the

Re: CORRECTION (Re: AGAIN, UGLY OFFTOPIC (Re: Weird 'free' output))

2021-05-10 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 09/05/2021 20:51, Omer Zak wrote: After sending the E-mail message reproduced below, I checked the mailing list archives and did not find there Diego's E-mail. So he apparently limited his E-mail message's distribution to his victim and to the mailing list's

Re: Weird 'free' output

2021-05-09 Thread Shachar Shemesh
I'm not sure my opinion is worth more than anyone else, except I _am_ one of the admins. Diego: +1 for not sending your mail to the list. -1 for not CCing the actual admins, and another one for talking for the community. Ori: -1 for making this part of the thread

Re: Riddle me this: unsolicited orderly shutdown

2021-03-12 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 12/03/2021 14:08, Shachar Shemesh wrote: On 12/03/2021 12:34, borissh1...@gmail.com wrote:   Would it be possible to monitor both dbus messages (system and user

Re: Riddle me this: unsolicited orderly shutdown

2021-03-12 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 12/03/2021 12:34, borissh1...@gmail.com wrote:   Would it be possible to monitor both dbus messages (system and user) AND Xsession errors while you do so ? Yes, that provided some progress. At least I can tell

Re: Riddle me this: unsolicited orderly shutdown

2021-03-12 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 12/03/2021 12:27, Dotan Shavit wrote: Nice indeed. Have you tried starting this app from a different desktop environment? What syslog says at the shutdown time? Nothing that seems relevant.

Riddle me this: unsolicited orderly shutdown

2021-03-12 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Allow me, if I may, to set up the stage for you. I don't know the precise scenario that causes this to happen, but one thing that triggers it reliably is starting up X-Plane 11 and taking off. A few second and up to a minute into the flight, my KDE "shutting down"

Re: FAX Modems?

2021-01-09 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 08/01/2021 10:39, Omer Zak wrote: I am one of the holdouts who still use FAX technology. My printer was of the type which combines printing + scanning + FAX. A week ago it died, and I looked for a new printer with the same combination of features. Turned out

Re: Lenovo ideapad 710S-13IKB bios/boot issue

2020-04-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
alone in this! On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 11:42 AM Shachar Shemesh <shac...@shemesh.biz> wrote:   Some SATA/NVME devices have dual mod

Re: Lenovo ideapad 710S-13IKB bios/boot issue

2020-04-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 29/04/2020 11:50, Gabor Szabo wrote: Thanks for the quick reply, at least I don't feel totally alone in this! Alone? At work, we've had Asus laptops that we installed with Linux that started only

Re: Lenovo ideapad 710S-13IKB bios/boot issue

2020-04-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 29/04/2020 11:35, Gabor Szabo wrote: Hi, Since then I cannot boot the system, it does not even seem to recognize the harddisk properly. Can you clarify something, please? Is it only Linux, or also

Re: message not getting through

2020-04-27 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 27/04/2020 9:12, Shachar Shemesh wrote: On 26/04/2020 2:30, shlomo solomon wrote: And just to be clear, my message about messages not getting through also arrived (and I got an ack) I also

Re: message not getting through

2020-04-27 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 26/04/2020 2:30, shlomo solomon wrote: And just to be clear, my message about messages not getting through also arrived (and I got an ack) I also don't see your messages in the moderation queue. It's a more fundamental delivery issue.

Re: Gmail and Claws

2020-04-27 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 25/04/2020 22:22, shlomo solomon wrote: And one more thing - I have additional Gmail accounts with the same setup and Gmail DOES allow Claws mail access, while denying access to my main account. So that's also weird. I think that's the key

Re: dependency hell OR it should not be this hard

2019-08-11 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 11/08/2019 9:05, Shlomo Solomon wrote: Let me start by saying that I'm not looking for a solution - I solved my problem. I'm just angry and letting off some steam. I'll do my best to defend. binations of commands such as: sudo apt-get

Re: moving Kubuntu to a new drive

2019-05-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Here's how I do such stuff: Partition the new disk however you want. Boot from a live disk (e.g. - an Ubuntu installation DoK) Mount both old and new, and copy everything over. I usually use "cd old ; tar cf - . | tar -C /new xvf -". Shut down

Re: Udev's HWDB

2019-04-26 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 23/04/2019 5:27, Guy Gold wrote: Shachar, If this must be done with HWDB, then you can ignore the rest. Have you given a try to either Xkb or Xmodmap ? As far as I know, neither allows changing mapping on a per (hardware) keyboard level.

Udev's HWDB

2019-04-15 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi all, The question is spelled out (without a solution) at superuser.com (stackoverflow's sister site):  https://superuser.com/questions/1425194/cant-change-keyboard-mapping-for-device-using-hwdb In a nutshell, I want to exchange two keys on a

Re: Security-What can be done in kernel to disable forever executable memory modificaton

2019-01-13 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 12/01/2019 15:19, Lev Olshvang wrote: Hi All, The fact that the text segment could be modified is bad news from the security standpoint. For example, in order to set a breakpoint GDB should map a text segment with MAP_PRIVATE flag which allows kernel to

Re: How to forbid user space and kernel executable pages from becoming writable?

2019-01-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 05/01/2019 22:22, Shachar Shemesh wrote: Since the above completely describes what the loader does to an executable file, I don't see how mprotect can be used there either. So, I decided to check my assumptions

Re: How to forbid user space and kernel executable pages from becoming writable?

2019-01-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
All of the below seemed really strange to me, because I researched it when I wrote fakeroot-ng. To make sure, I wrote the following program: #include #include #include #include #include #include int main() {

Re: How to signal kernel that shared library is not in use by any process anymore ?

2019-01-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 05/01/2019 10:36, Lev Olshvang wrote: Since I knew that mmap needs file descriptor I assumed ( and did not checked man page)  that munmap need file descriptor. That's not true either, actually. Mmap absolutely does not need a file

Re: How to signal kernel that shared library is not in use by any process anymore ?

2019-01-04 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 27/12/2018 15:34, Lev Olshvang wrote: Can you elaborate why I can not write new system call to unmap this memory regions,  which I see in /proc/self/maps  by force ? Why would you need a system call to do this? Well,

Re: Looking for a freelance QT developer

2018-12-23 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 23/12/2018 12:29, Shachar Shemesh wrote: Title says it all, really. I'm looking for a freelance QT developer for a small project. Please contact me off-list. Thank you, Shachar Following private approaches I got, let me say that this has been

Re: How to signal kernel that shared library is not in use by any process anymore ?

2018-12-23 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 23/12/2018 09:49, Lev Olshvang wrote: Boker tov,   Thanks for all of your replies that helped me to understand what question I really wanted to ask.   So this is a question.   I have  C++ program

Looking for a freelance QT developer

2018-12-23 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Title says it all, really. I'm looking for a freelance QT developer for a small project. Please contact me off-list. Thank you, Shachar ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Re: How to signal kernel that shared library is not in use by any process anymore ?

2018-12-21 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 21/12/2018 16:20, Lev Olshvang wrote: Hi All, I have an executable (C++) which is the exclusive user of the some shared library that it uses only during the initialization phase. I would like to free memory used by this shared library, because I am running

Re: Hebrew file names in Libreoffice

2018-08-16 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 16/08/2018 12:30, Shlomo Solomon wrote: > After more research, I'm pretty sure this is a KDE-Libreoffice > interaction problem, but don't know how to solve it. Here's a summary of > what I know and tried - #6 is really interesting/strange. > > 1 - click on a Hebrew file name - libreoffice

Re: [ANN] Freecell Solver will be rewritten in Rust-lang

2018-04-01 Thread Shachar Shemesh
As far as I can tell, programmers who want to program large projects that are latency sensitive have only choices for programming language: C++ (the default) D (if you're really careful) Rust (No, I do not consider C a suitable language for large scale projects, latency sensitive or

Meetup announcement: Design by Introspection, Andrei Alexandrescu

2017-04-22 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hello everyone, On May 10th, Google will host a meetup, sponsored by my employer, Weka.IO (a storage company), with Andrei Alexandrescu. We brought him to Israel because he's one of the two leaders of the D programming language, but the lecture is about something which has been a great

Re: strange ping and traceroute results

2016-11-23 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 22/11/16 02:19, Amos Shapira wrote: > On 21 November 2016 at 18:20, Shachar Shemesh <shac...@shemesh.biz > <mailto:shac...@shemesh.biz>> wrote: > > The DNS resolving google.com <http://google.com> guesses your > gegraphical location, and gives you an a

Re: strange ping and traceroute results

2016-11-20 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 20/11/16 07:01, Shlomo Solomon wrote: > When I try ping or traceroute to www.google.com, I get strange results. > Both utilities "think" that www.google.com is at 213.57.*.*, but those > addresses belong to my Internet provider - Hotnet. > > What am I missing? > > [solomon@shlomo1]$ ping

Weka.IO is looking for front-end, python and system developers

2016-09-27 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Yeah, that's just about anything you can develop on Linux. About us: We are a small company (about 30 developers) located in Montifiory neighborhood in Tel Aviv (10 minutes walk time from Shalom train station, which is how I, for one, arrive at work). The company is developing a software

Re: IPv6 tunnels [was: Re: ISP with native ipv6 in isarael]

2016-01-28 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 26/01/2016 17:04, Tzafrir Cohen wrote: > On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 03:57:01PM +0200, Evgeniy Ginzburg wrote: > >> Hi all. Do we have one or two?? Want to get rid of NAT (partially). > > Off-topic, but I saw the following error today in my mail log: > > dsn=5.7.1, status=bounced (host

Re: ISP with native ipv6 in isarael

2016-01-12 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 12/01/16 18:05, Evgeniy Ginzburg wrote: > > Thank you. Will try. > I did try. On the plus side: They give you a real address. In fact, they give you 2^64 real addresses. Bear in mind, however, that they do not give you a fixed address. You will get a different address range every time you

Re: The Dell Precision M3800 Laptop

2015-12-23 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 23/12/15 10:54, E.S. Rosenberg wrote: > 2015-12-22 21:48 GMT+02:00 Omer Zak : >> As I said few weeks ago, I am considering the purchase of a new laptop >> to replace my current desktop PC and also serve me on the road. >> >> It was suggested to me to consider purchasing the Dell

Re: Up-to-date hardware (laptop) recommendations?

2015-11-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 29/11/15 17:42, Roman Ovseitsev wrote: > If you need 3 external monitors on top of the internal, without > discrete GPU the only option is a Skylake based laptop. It can pull > off up to 5 monitors through HDMI/DP according to the spec. AFAIK > older architectures support only 3 monitors. >

Re: Up-to-date hardware (laptop) recommendations?

2015-11-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 29/11/2015 11:05, Omer Zak wrote: > - Ability to connect 2-3 external displays (possibly via a docking > station). May I ask why? Do you plan to connect the internal monitor + 3 external monitors simultaneously? You need to be aware that even if there are so many ports (and my

Re: Up-to-date hardware (laptop) recommendations?

2015-11-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 29/11/15 21:02, Omer Zak wrote: > (1/9) Shachar Shemesh/Roman Ovseitsev: > Why connect internal monitor + 3 external monitors? > > My response: > I was not clear in expressing my wishes. > What I'd like to be able is to work at home with three monitors. I do > not car

Re: Matrix inversion tool

2015-08-10 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 10/08/15 20:56, Omer Zak wrote: All those discussions about inverting matrices over Z2 make me curious to know what kind of problems can be solved by inverting such matrices. I suppose that the actual problem, with which Shachar is struggling, is proprietary information. However, is it

Re: Matrix inversion tool

2015-08-10 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 10/08/15 17:32, Matan Ziv-Av wrote: At the end of this message is a python program with simple implementations of both algorithms (Gauss eliminiation and recursive). Run them for sizes 10 to 16 consecuitively to see how the difference between exponential and polynomial is very significant

Re: Matrix inversion tool

2015-08-10 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 10/08/15 09:23, Oleg Goldshmidt wrote: A general comment. Asymptotic complexity has its uses but is very rarely relevant in practice. One would probaly need a serious literature search just to find out on what scale asymptotic complexity becomes relevant for a given type of problem, and I

Matrix inversion tool

2015-08-08 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi all, I'm looking for a tool/code to invert a matrix. So far, this sounds trivial. I have one special requirement. I did not think it was too special, except I could not find anywhere that supplied it. I want the matrix to be over a different field (i.e. - not the real numbers). In my

Re: Matrix inversion tool

2015-08-08 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 08/08/2015 21:31, Yaacov Weiss wrote: On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 8:31 PM, Shachar Shemesh shac...@shemesh.biz wrote: I want the matrix to be over a different field (i.e. - not the real numbers). In my particular case, I want it to be over Z2 (zero and one). The top results of a search

Re: Seeking Recommendations for a Good Outgoing SMTP Service

2015-07-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 28/07/15 16:33, Shlomi Fish wrote: Hi all, can you recommend a good [and possibly paid] outgoing SMTP service that I can use for my @shlomifish.org http://shlomifish.org addresses? The ideal service will be: 1. Reliable - messages I sent from it won't be filtered/marked/bounced as spam.

Re: Eliminating binary from a text file

2015-07-20 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 20/07/15 11:56, Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda wrote: Hello everyone, I often have damaged text files (due to a lovely storage system). The files are of different formats, although I can usually assume they contain spaces. The files are structured as lines. Every once in a while, the lovely

Re: Extending R.E. Syntax

2015-07-20 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 20/07/15 21:46, Omer Zak wrote: Instead of, it would have been better to Good job! Where can I download your patch? Shachar ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Re: Eliminating binary from a text file

2015-07-20 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 21/07/15 00:22, Boruch Baum wrote: I see that I'm late to the discussion and that your original problem has morphed a bit. Maybe the simplest and oldest solution is the `tr -d' command. See `man tr'. Read the original question again. She needs to eliminate the entire line where a corruption

Good Midi program for people wishing to learn the piano

2015-04-17 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi all, I finally realized a dream I've had for several decades now, and bought a piano. In particular, I bought a digital piano. So far I'm enjoying it tremendously. I thought I can accelerate and enhance my learning experience, however, by hooking it up to a computer and have the computer

Re: I've been hacked, or not?

2015-04-13 Thread Shachar Shemesh
, 2015 3:02 AM, Amos Shapira amos.shap...@gmail.com wrote:On 14 April 2015 at 02:34, Shachar Shemesh shac...@shemesh.biz wrote: If I just reinstall the server (both time consuming and expensive, as I need provision a temporary server to make a smooth transition), Im

Re: I've been hacked, or not?

2015-04-13 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 13/04/15 19:34, Shachar Shemesh wrote: What I'd really like to do is take such a process that I know is hanging on connection to the web site, and find out which request it thinks it is serving. I love this mailing list :-) No sooner had I sent this message, I knew how to figure out what

I've been hacked, or not?

2015-04-13 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi all, I have a server whose apache2 process is generating lots of requests to http://gthfx.com/. That's it. Nothing seems to be sent, and it's always the same page. No cookies. No different URLs. Nothing. Eventually, the apache processes build up, and all the sites stop responding. Restarting

Re: Server stopped DNS name resolution

2015-03-22 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 22/03/15 12:50, Gabor Szabo wrote: Hi, It takes ages to ssh to it, once I got to the machine I can ping IP addresses from it, but I cannot ping anything with a hostname. Add to the sshd_config file the following line: UseDNS no This will speed up the ssh connection regardless of whether

Re: [OFFTOPIC] Time varying FSMs

2015-01-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 28/01/15 20:04, Oleg Goldshmidt wrote: Omer Zak w...@zak.co.il writes: After a brief Google search: Does anyone know about any research, theory or practice of time-varying finite state machines? Short answer: I don't. ;-) I'll offer a couple of thoughts, anyway. I mean FSMs which might

Re: [OFFTOPIC] Time varying FSMs

2015-01-29 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 29/01/15 15:37, Ori Idan wrote: Didn't you just describe a Turing machine? Turing machine is finite and has certain number of states with defined transitions. I think what Omer meant here was more of a dynamic Turing machine. Since a Turing machine has an infinite amount of memory,

Re: Lecture about D

2015-01-28 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 28/01/15 08:43, Shachar Shemesh wrote: Hi everyone, I got feedback that some people can't click the RSVP of the invitation. The PDF: http://www.shemesh.biz/files/D%20EVENT%20Invitation.pdf The RSVP link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/d-evening-at-wekaio-tickets-15087370732 Shachar

Re: Lecture about D

2015-01-28 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 28/01/15 08:43, Shachar Shemesh wrote: Hi everyone, Also, right next to the offices there is a parking lot that shuts down payment at around 5, so it should be free. There should also be a reasonable amount of parking on the street in that neighborhood (it's not really Tel Aviv...). Shachar

Lecture about D

2015-01-27 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi everyone, My employer, weka.io[1] is holding a lecture about the D programming language. D is a language designed for system programming, but also to have features one has come to expect from a modern object oriented language. Personally, I am not a huge fan of D. My relationship with

Weka.io is looking for a part time system admin (freelance)

2014-12-04 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi all, Weka.io is a small start-up in the storage field. We are located in Tel-Aviv, fairly close to the Azrieli mall. We are looking for someone to do IT work. Scope is around 1 day a week. The main technology of interest is Linux (mostly Ubuntu and RedHat) and VMWare ESX. You get extra points

Should I switch my home to IPv6?

2014-10-20 Thread Shachar Shemesh
I am shopping around for a new ISP. Exaphone are offering a reasonable deal, with an option to connect using IPv6. Sadly, their fixed IP costs are astronomical even with IPv6, without any justification I can see. The question is: should I? Do standard linksys routers support IPv6? Will I be

Re: How do I debug this (mailman)? (resolved)

2014-10-16 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 10/10/14 15:38, Shachar Shemesh wrote: I'm trying to set up mailman on a new host (transferring my VPS to a new machine). This is running Debian. Mailman is set up, shows up in the web interface. I transferred the mailing list. I'm trying to send myself a password reminder, and nothing

Re: How do I debug this (mailman)?

2014-10-11 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 12/10/14 00:24, Daniel Shahaf wrote: Could that be caused by MX records for the list not yet pointing at the new host? i.e., perhaps the new mailman instance is not handling the list yet because MX records don't point at it (the new mailman instance). HTH Daniel It /could/, but I find it

How do I debug this (mailman)?

2014-10-10 Thread Shachar Shemesh
I'm trying to set up mailman on a new host (transferring my VPS to a new machine). This is running Debian. Mailman is set up, shows up in the web interface. I transferred the mailing list. I'm trying to send myself a password reminder, and nothing. The postfix logs don't show anything at all.

Re: Hebrew File Names

2014-08-21 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Most likely, your linux uses utf8, not iso-8859-8, for encoding. Adjust your mount option accordingly. Shachar On Aug 21, 2014 10:21 AM, Aharon Schkolnik aschkol...@gmail.com wrote: Hi. I have some files with Hebrew names on an NTFS file system. The file system is accessible from Linux but

Re: self mail hosting

2014-06-08 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 08/06/14 14:39, Gabor Szabo wrote: Instead of getting a static IP and doing this at home, have you considered renting a VPS? For example at Digital Ocean you can get one for $5/month which is not much more than the 15 NIS / month that was mentioned here for static IP and it is very easy

Re: self mail hosting

2014-06-08 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 08/06/14 19:11, E.S. Rosenberg wrote: Slightly OT, but if I went for a VPS for my mail I'd probably want them to be outside of US jurisdition, are these? It is #%$*!@# difficult to answer whether anything is outside the US jurisdiction. I can tell you that these servers are hosted in

Re: self mail hosting

2014-06-08 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 08/06/14 21:04, Efraim Flashner wrote: The larger size sounds great, and with that much storage and ram there's a lot more options for playing with. Even if its not based in the US I'd still prefer to encrypt it, since I wouldn't have sole physical access to it. Yeah, good luck with that.

Re: Who's counting jiffies when all CPUs idle in NO_HZ mode?

2014-03-25 Thread Shachar Shemesh
So I answer this here, and then I get a visit in the office with the same question... :-) On 25/03/14 23:04, Elazar Leibovich wrote: (I'm talking now about MONOTONIC_CLOCK_RAW, not taking NTP adjustment into account) To my understanding, the basic time counting mechanism at the Linux kernel,

Re: Who's counting jiffies when all CPUs idle in NO_HZ mode?

2014-03-25 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Oops! The one cpu always active relates to the full tickless, not to the idle tickless. Please disregard that answer, except the use of the hardware clocks. I believe it is still valid, but I'll need to look at the source code. Shachar On 26/03/14 06:38, Shachar Shemesh wrote: So I answer

Re: sending to same dest via different interfaces

2014-03-04 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 04/03/14 11:39, Elazar Leibovich wrote: You can add capability of raw socket to the executable, hence run as non-root. Since what you're asking means potentially send illegal (unrouteable) IP packets, I guess that indeed the kernel will require special privileges to enable you to do that.

Re: linux-friendly ebook with decent support in Israel?

2014-01-10 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 09/01/14 12:31, Vassilii Khachaturov wrote: 5) isn't illegal to have in Israel because of its wireless capabilities (in fact, I'd like to be able to disable any wireless technology and not to use it anyway). I never could figure that one out. A router/access point needs to be told what

How do I even debug this?

2013-11-10 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi all, At home, I have a highly sophisticated media server (i.e. - a bash script that schedules, using at, a cat /dev/video0 video.mpg, and schedules another killall cat). We usually just order the Yes transcoder to jump to the proper programme at the right time, and coincidentally tell the

Re: Announce: OSv, a new open-source operating system for virtual machines

2013-09-19 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 16/09/13 23:36, Nadav Har'El wrote: Hi, today we've made the first release of OSv, a new operating system for running applications on virtual machines. Here's something that happens whenever someone tries such a thing, and I'm wondering whether you gave it any thought. The project always

Re: Recommendations for an all-in-one printer/fax/scanner?

2013-08-18 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 18/08/13 10:41, Omer Zak wrote: I would say that today it's anything but HP - unless things changed for the better during the last two or so years. Please elaborate. Shachar ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il

Re: Recommendations for an all-in-one printer/fax/scanner?

2013-08-18 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 18/08/13 10:29, ronys wrote: Greetings, My trusty HP all-in-one has finally gone to the great bit-bucket in the sky after one of the scanner lid hinges broke, and I'm looking for a replacement. This is for home use: Color printing is required by family members. Other than that, I'd like

mmap not async-signal-safe?

2013-07-17 Thread Shachar Shemesh
Hi all, As we all know, from a signal handler it is only safe to call functions that are async signal safe. I have a couple of questions (three, actually), if anyone happens to know the answer to: First, why the name? The list contains functions that are obviously not async. Does that mean these

Re: Postfix: Accept some mail to mailbox, and forward some mail.

2013-07-07 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 07/07/13 11:26, Dotan Cohen wrote: Thank you Shachar! Did you use Dovecot to access the mail? I am having some trouble with the Dovecot passwords. I am finding this in the logs when I unsuccessfully try to log in: I do use dovecot, but mine is an LDAP setup, so I suspect that that part of

Re: accounting software

2013-07-06 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 06/07/13 08:45, Ori Idan wrote: Again you did not understand me. It is illegal to treat proforma as if it was an invoice and thus create double transactions. Since you will issue an invoice when you get the payment. Double accounting need be *either* cash based *or* commitment based.

Re: Postfix: Accept some mail to mailbox, and forward some mail.

2013-07-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 05/07/13 16:16, Dotan Cohen wrote: Hi all. I need to set up a virtual alias (forwarder) and a virtual mailbox on the same domain. I'm using Postfix on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Here is my setup: It has been ages since I've set up a system with postfix, so my memory is rather sketchy. Here,

Re: accounting software

2013-07-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 04/07/13 17:34, Ori Idan wrote: There are several software packages I wrote that are all accepted. The best one I can recommend is: http://www.ifreelance.co.il Free of charge for most cases. Also has an API for use from ecommerece websites. Can send invoices by mail (not free, requires

Re: accounting software

2013-07-05 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 06/07/13 08:33, Ori Idan wrote: On Sat, Jul 6, 2013 at 7:06 AM, Shachar Shemesh shac...@shemesh.biz mailto:shac...@shemesh.biz wrote: On 04/07/13 17:34, Ori Idan wrote: There are several software packages I wrote that are all accepted. The best one I can recommend

Re: Blu-Ray and Linux

2013-06-30 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 27/06/13 11:01, Omer Zak wrote: Does anyone know where to buy (or how to make) a Faraday cage suitable for protecting a hard disk against EMP from an A-bomb exploding at distance of say 10Km? This info is from memory, so verify or trust at your own risk. The US military once activated an

Re: Is it OK to poll() a device file descriptor

2013-06-18 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 18/06/13 17:43, Elazar Leibovich wrote: Try to open /dev/null, and then to poll the file descriptor. Neither in the man page nor in the standard I see anything preventing you to poll on /dev/null, yet, it does not work on Mac OS X. You get a POLLNVAL. Under Linux, whether you can poll

Re: Is it OK to poll() a device file descriptor

2013-06-18 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 18/06/13 22:16, Elazar Leibovich wrote: I'm using it as a fake always non-blocking file descriptor. My main libevent-like poll loop looks like: poll(fds) for fd in fds: if fd.revents | POLLIN: fd.read_callback() if fd.revents | POLLOUT:

Re: c/unix q

2013-06-06 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 06/06/13 18:14, Erez D wrote: Just have the parent request another child from the child, can't do - i do not have the source of the child. ( i do fork+exec ) Remind me why you insist on one pipe for all children? What are you going to do if the children's lifetime overlaps? What is

Re: c/unix q

2013-06-04 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 04/06/13 15:28, Erez D wrote: thanks, so i guess if i use unidirectional connection, and the reader does not expect to get an EOF() thank i'm safe. Why are you so keen on doing it wrong? No, you are not safe. If the child process dies because of a segmentation fault (or whatever), the

Re: Cloud Backup

2013-05-17 Thread Shachar Shemesh
On 17/05/13 10:13, Ghiora Drori wrote: As to reliability: (This is effectively a contract): No, it isn't (see below). https://aws.amazon.com/glacier/#highlights Quote: Amazon Glacier is designed to provide average annual durability of 99.9% If this is not good enough for you too

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