GoLUG meeting features Python threads and thread discussion

2022-11-01 Thread Steve Litt
threading, including thread safety. SteveT Steve Litt GoLUG Publicity Coordinator ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

GoLUG bull session tonight (10/5/2022)

2022-10-05 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, GoLUG stands for Greater Orlando Linux User Group: Many of us are in Orlando Florida and were too wiped out by Hurricane Ian to plan a presentation. So instead we're going to have a Free Software Bull Session (FSBS) starting in 1/2 hour, meaning 7PM Eastern DAYLIGHT time on 10/5/2022. 

Keith Smith presents on Model View Controller best practices

2022-09-05 Thread Steve Litt
, or if you use MVC but just want to gain more ideas and techniques, or if you create web applications or if you want to start creating web applications, this presentation is for you. SteveT Steve Litt GoLUG Publicity Coordinator ___ Linux-il mailing

GoLUG online presentation: General FOSS presentation

2022-08-02 Thread Steve Litt
can speak and participate. When: 7pm Eastern Daylight time on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Where: https://meet.jit.si/golug Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt GoLUG Publicity Coordinator Greater Orlando Linux User Group ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il

GoLUG online presentation: DIY Spellchecker: My Adventures and Misadventures

2022-07-04 Thread Steve Litt
d the ugly, at http://golug.info . When: 7pm Eastern Daylight time on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. Starts right on time. Where: https://meet.jit.si/golug Presenter: Steve Litt For more information: See http://golug.info Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt GoLUG Publicity Coordinator Greater Orlando

Re: Creating a Ladino spell-checker and including it in OS projects

2022-06-16 Thread Steve Litt
rmed XML HTML5 right now. Maybe we can correspond. I don't know how to make a soundsalike algorithm. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt March 2022 featured book: Making Mental Models: Advanced Edition http://www.troubleshooters.com/mmm ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Steve Litt presents "HTML and CSS: What you need to know"

2022-05-31 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, Wednesday Evening, June 1, 2022, at 7pm Eastern Daylight time Steve Litt gives his "HTML and CSS: What you need to know" presentation at the monthly GoLUG online meeting. When: 7pm Eastern Daylight time on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Starts right at 7pm Eastern Daylight Time. Wh

Re: (BDS OFFTOPIC) Re: Venue for RMS

2022-05-18 Thread Steve Litt
ings made in, as he phrases it, "Israel's colonies in Palestinian Territories". https://stallman.org/archives/2021-jul-oct.html SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2022 featured book: Making Mental Models: Advanced Edition http://www.troubleshooters.com/mmm ___

David Billsbrough presents "FreeBSD In The Cloud"

2022-05-03 Thread Steve Litt
, all over the United States, and likely internationally. Where can you get more information? http://golug.info Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt March 2022 featured book: Making Mental Models: Advanced Edition http://www.troubleshooters.com/mmm ___ Linux-

Online GoLUG presentation tonight, 4/6/2022, 7pm

2022-04-05 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, This evening (4/6/2022) at 7pm New York time, Steve Litt gives two short Jitsi online presentations: 1) 15 minute walkthrough of his keyboard-centric user interface, which has been requested on several mailing lists. This UI can be achieved on almost any distro with almost any

Michael Potter presents "Seatbelts And Airbags For Bash"

2022-03-02 Thread Steve Litt
rofile can be seen at https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelpotter/ What is GoLUG? Greater Orlando Linux User Group, Orlando Florida. Who will be there? Folks from Orlando Florida, all over the United States, and likely internationally. SteveT Steve Litt March 2022 featured book: Making Men

Inkscape Presentation at OCLUG 2/19/2022

2022-02-18 Thread Steve Litt
cific Time** (California USA time). This is 1PM New York time. You can see details and URL at http://troubleshooters.com/lugs/oclug/ Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt March 2022 featured book: Making Mental Models: Advanced Edition http://www.troubleshoote

Re: Acronyms: was Should beginners work with WSL?

2022-02-06 Thread Steve Litt
Michael Tewner said on Sun, 6 Feb 2022 17:31:26 +0200 >After all of these emails, I still don't know what WSL is *shrug* Windows Subsystem for Linux. I'm at an even bigger disadvantage because when I hear "WSL", I think of my dad, Walter Scott Litt. :-) SteveT Steve Litt Spring

Re: Should beginners work with WSL?

2022-02-06 Thread Steve Litt
tried to fix it and only made it worse. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.i

Acronyms: was Should beginners work with WSL?

2022-02-06 Thread Steve Litt
earch obscure ones before asking the user of the acronym doesn't indicate stupidity or laziness. SIOOT. Spell It Out One Time. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques

URLS that were recommended in the 2/2/2022 GoLUG meeting

2022-02-05 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, Several people wanted me to post the URLs recommended during the 2/2/2022 GoLUG meeting. This list of URLs has been added to the 2/2/2022 meeting material at http://golug.info . Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful

3 GoLUG meeting presentations

2022-02-01 Thread Steve Litt
oid. If you're not using headphones, or if you're working from a noisy environment, please keep your mike muted except when speaking. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniq

Re: OT: looking for a job

2022-01-12 Thread Steve Litt
Fortunately, right now supply and demand greatly favors the job applicant, so getting your name out there just might be sufficient to land a good job that can be done without risk of infection. LinkedIn is one way to do that. After running Troubleshooters.Com for the last 20 years, about all I'm

Re: Inkscape Presentation at Phoenix LUG 1/13/2022

2022-01-12 Thread Steve Litt
I forgot to mention, this is for those of you who are second shift workers or very early risers :-). SteveT Steve Litt said on Wed, 12 Jan 2022 20:32:20 -0500 >Hi all, > >For anyone who missed my Inkscape presentation but wants to see it, I'm >giving it again at the monthly Phoe

Inkscape Presentation at Phoenix LUG 1/13/2022

2022-01-12 Thread Steve Litt
/phoenixlug/ Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman

Re: OT: looking for a job

2022-01-12 Thread Steve Litt
Hi Ma'ayan, I really feel for you. Under slightly different circumstances I'd be in the exact same situation as you. I can't offer you any work here at Troubleshooters.Com because I do everything myself. About all I can do is offer you a 12% commission on book orders you refer to me. Steve (Litt

Beginning and Intermediate Inkscape Presentation at GoLUG

2022-01-01 Thread Steve Litt
to see you there. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Re: Floppy disks at 2021?!

2021-12-26 Thread Steve Litt
cloud backup. See http://troubleshooters.com/lpm/201408/201408.htm#cloud_backup for details. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques ___ Linux-il m

Re: Floppy disks at 2021?!

2021-12-24 Thread Steve Litt
be obsolete in the next 50 years or so. And this is one of the greatest challenges to long term backup and archiving. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques __

Re: Floppy disks at 2021?!

2021-12-24 Thread Steve Litt
rammer (remember, bad economy, I took what I could), on PDP-11/23 with 5MB Winchester removeable drive and about 50 serial ports to drive serial terminals. I never saw an 8 inch floppy again. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http

Re: Floppy disks at 2021?!

2021-12-23 Thread Steve Litt
ve that little twist, for some of the conductors, between two connectors. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs

How to read CPM 5.25 floppy disks?

2021-12-22 Thread Steve Litt
thinking if I can ddrescue these things to a file, and loop-mount them using some sort of CPM format (didn't the mount command used to be able to do that?), maybe I could get the info into a file representation instead of a drive representation. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book

SSH Tunnelling and more at Wednesday GoLUG meeting

2021-11-29 Thread Steve Litt
. This is the monthly GoLUG meeting, on ultra-Linux-compatible Jitsi, at https://meet.jit.si/golug . See http://golug.info for details. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques

QOwnNotes Authoring Software presentation at November GoLUG meeting

2021-11-01 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, The November GoLUG meeting is Wednesday, 11/3/2021, at 7PM Orlando time. I'll be presenting on the QOwnNotes authoring software. See http://golug.info for details. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http

Re: How user space applications can take advantage of CPU features

2021-08-27 Thread Steve Litt
switch hardware, you can simply replace the object, module or data structure with associated functions. I think life would be hell if you had to search your whole codebase for CPU specific code. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist

Latest DNG software guide (20210807) now available

2021-08-07 Thread Steve Litt
be respected. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo

Re: Riddle me this: unsolicited orderly shutdown

2021-03-13 Thread Steve Litt
NE. > >Thank you, everyone. Nice troubleshooting Shachar! Something like that could be extremely elusive. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques ___

Re: Ubuntu - apache is not working

2020-06-11 Thread Steve Litt
look at the logs created when systemd tries (or doesn't try) to start Apache. HTH, SteveT Steve Litt May 2020 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques ___ Linux-il maili

Re: Where to buy a Linux based desktop in Israel?

2020-05-14 Thread Steve Litt
On Thu, 14 May 2020 14:39:02 -0400 Steve Litt wrote: > That's perfectly reasonable, although I'll personally never use or > recommend Mint again. I'm going to bow out of this debate now. I should have bowed out of it long ago. First of all, I'm presumably on the same side as most of yo

Re: Where to buy a Linux based desktop in Israel?

2020-05-14 Thread Steve Litt
On Thu, 14 May 2020 10:24:53 +0300 Shlomi Fish wrote: > Hi Tzafrir and all! > > On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 11:05 AM Tzafrir Cohen > wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > On 13/05/2020 6:17, Steve Litt wrote: > > > Just in case somebody here doesn't know w

Re: Where to buy a Linux based desktop in Israel?

2020-05-13 Thread Steve Litt
On Wed, 13 May 2020 11:05:10 +0300 Tzafrir Cohen wrote: > On 13/05/2020 6:17, Steve Litt wrote: > > The following is a > > contemporaneous description of why: > > > > http://troubleshooters.com/lpm/200908/200908.htm#_The_Politics_of_Free_Software:_Pet_predjudice

Re: Where to buy a Linux based desktop in Israel?

2020-05-12 Thread Steve Litt
I don’t want any money or help coming from Israel or people who support the action of their current government." SteveT Steve Litt May 2020 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques _

Re: Gmail and Claws

2020-04-27 Thread Steve Litt
op messages into MH folders: https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/mh-e/Procmail.html https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/336420/how-do-you-use-procmail-mda-to-deliver-files-to-be-read-by-mh https://linux.die.net/man/5/procmailex http://www.cs.utah.edu/~clake/soc_mh.h

Re: Gmail and Claws

2020-04-26 Thread Steve Litt
warnings 3200 expunge 60 mda "/usr/bin/procmail -d %T" fetchlimit 50 ssl; SteveT Steve Litt March 2020 featured book: Troubleshooting: Why Bother? http://www.troubleshooters.com/twb ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux

Re: Gmail and Claws

2020-04-25 Thread Steve Litt
but it still sucks. I try to move as much computation as possible out of the email client. Dovecot works perfectly, month after month, year after year. Via IMAP, I use Claws Mail as a window into my Dovecot folders. SteveT Steve Litt March 2020 featured book: Troubleshooting: Why Bo

Re: dependency hell OR it should not be this hard

2019-08-11 Thread Steve Litt
On Sun, 11 Aug 2019 09:05:24 +0300 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. [snip successful attempts using a ~10 step apt/dpkg witch's brew] I feel your pain. Probably we all do.

Re: New Nginx documentation for beginners

2019-06-15 Thread Steve Litt
On Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:03:34 +0300 Shlomi Fish wrote: > Hi Steve, > > On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 5:41 AM Steve Litt > wrote: > > > Hi all, > > > > I just put up several nginx documents helpful to those who don't yet > > have a complete knowledge

New Nginx documentation for beginners

2019-06-13 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, I just put up several nginx documents helpful to those who don't yet have a complete knowledge of nginx. You can access them all from the following URL: http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/nginx/ Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt June 2019 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http

New VPN instructions using tinc

2019-05-24 Thread Steve Litt
this resource to your friends who aren't yet familiar with how VPNs work. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt June 2019 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http

New document on Unbound caching DNS server

2018-09-13 Thread Steve Litt
DNS server. Hope you like it. SteveT Steve Litt September 2018 featured book: Quit Joblessness: Start Your Own Business http://www.troubleshooters.com/startbiz ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman

Downloadable CIDR network calculator

2018-09-11 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, I've created a downloadable CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) network calculator, whose sole dependency is Python3. It runs in any terminal or terminal emulator on any Linux or presumably BSD machine. http://troubleshooters.com/linux/cidr_calc.htm SteveT Steve Litt September 2018

EFI dualboot play by play

2018-07-18 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, A couple days ago I installed Void Linux on a Dell Inspiron 15-5570 laptop, using all EFI and no MBR/legacy. After several missteps, I got it to work perfectly. Here's the play-by-play description: http://troubleshooters.com/linux/void/void_dual_dell.htm SteveT Steve Litt Author

Re: Moving away from cron jobs to some workflow manager

2018-06-19 Thread Steve Litt
ted by unfinished prerequisites. Some more complexity would need to be added in order that appA and appB don't start again before the entire bucket brigade finishes. SteveT Steve Litt June 2018 featured book: Twenty Eight Tales of Troubleshooting http://www.troubleshooters.com

Re: Moving away from cron jobs to some workflow manager

2018-06-19 Thread Steve Litt
arallellization so that if two processes' input is each complete, those two processes can be run in tandem. It's brilliant. SteveT Steve Litt June 2018 featured book: Twenty Eight Tales of Troubleshooting http://www.troubleshooters.com/28 ___ Lin

Re: Moving away from cron jobs to some workflow manager

2018-06-19 Thread Steve Litt
ing progressed upon, and alarms to warn if a step takes too long. SteveT Steve Litt June 2018 featured book: Twenty Eight Tales of Troubleshooting http://www.troubleshooters.com/28 ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il h

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

2018-04-01 Thread Steve Litt
On Sun, 1 Apr 2018 20:14:58 +0300 Shlomi Fish wrote: > > Hi Shlomi, > > > > There's a boatload of new computer languages on the scene today. > > Which languages did you consider before picking Rust? > > > > > I only considered Rust because it does not have any conceivable >

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

2018-04-01 Thread Steve Litt
t/ ) from Python > to Rust due to the superior dynamic nature of Rust and its > succinctness (see: http://www.paulgraham.com/power.html ). > > Regards, > > — Shlomi Fish, CTO, Freecell Solver Enterprises™ Hi Shlomi, There's a boatload of new computer languages on the scene today. Which lang

Re: Python - getch() and kbhit()

2018-01-09 Thread Steve Litt
eem as efficient, but the bottleneck is the typist and going raw then cooked on each keystroke makes your code simpler, eliminates state, and probably decreases the need for set_norm_term(). SteveT Steve Litt December 2017 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive

Re: "antisemitic" Linux Mint [was: Re: Distro recommendation]

2017-11-19 Thread Steve Litt
nally don't use or recommend Mint. Kind of like I don't buy Volkswagens. Or Mel Gibson movies. I wouldn't enjoy driving the former or watching the latter. SteveT Steve Litt November 2017 featured book: Troubleshooting: Just the Facts http://www.troublesho

Re: Distro recommendation

2017-11-19 Thread Steve Litt
oubleshooters.com/lpm/200908/200908.htm#_The_Politics_of_Free_Software:_Pet_predjudices SteveT Steve Litt November 2017 featured book: Troubleshooting: Just the Facts http://www.troubleshooters.com/tjust ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.

Re: Distro recommendation

2017-11-19 Thread Steve Litt
ever distro you get, you should install dmenu, make a wrapper script to change it to a vertical menu, and set an easy hotkey to it. Fastest way to run programs. HTH, SteveT Steve Litt November 2017 featured book: Troubleshooting: Just the Facts http://www.troubleshooters.com/tjust __

Re: Article: How we Benchmark Freecell Solver

2017-10-08 Thread Steve Litt
at your web page says I might find some solvable deal that freecell Solver reports as unsolveable. That indicates to me that you're not using a brute force backtracking algorithm. Is that true? How slow would it have been if you used a brute force backtracking algorithm? SteveT Steve Litt October 2017

Re: sendmail or ssmtp or ??

2017-01-05 Thread Steve Litt
ver been able to have Nullmailer deliver messages to my local machine, probably because I just don't know how. SteveT Steve Litt December 2016 featured book: Rapid Learning for the 21st Century http://www.troubleshooters.com/rl21 ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Re: Gnome3 windows list bar usability issue

2016-12-15 Thread Steve Litt
r lack of any software). For even faster user interface, I suggest you add Suckless Tools' dmenu to the mix. If Fedora lacks LXDE (or its Qt version, LXQt), then I'd suggest you get a better distro. Ubuntu, Manjaro, Void, whatever. If you're looking for a no-systemd distro, let me know and I'll rec

Re: Questions for network/hardware engineer candidates?

2016-07-07 Thread Steve Litt
e I'd invent a slight variation, and see how the candidate > handles it. Do you mean something like "that sounds great! What would you have done if _," where __ is a change of one factor? SteveT Steve Litt July 2016 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful

Re: single threaded web servers

2016-07-02 Thread Steve Litt
orking a new process for every HTTP connection. Certainly those processes would be apportioned among the many processors or cores. SteveT Steve Litt June 2016 featured book: Troubleshooting: Why Bother? http://www.troubleshooters.com/twb ___ Linux-il

Re: single threaded web servers

2016-07-02 Thread Steve Litt
nything else. After programming for a few days in Node.js, I felt like I was turning a 10 meter garden hose inside out. SteveT Steve Litt June 2016 featured book: Troubleshooting: Why Bother? http://www.troubleshooters.com/twb ___ Linux-il mailing l

Re: Up-to-date hardware recommendation (this time, USB DVB-T dongle)?

2016-05-03 Thread Steve Litt
nsive dongles in the $25 range but aren't neccesary > unless you care about performance charecteristics. > > [1] - http://sdr.osmocom.org/trac/wiki/rtl-sdr All the boards on that list have frequency ranges that start at 24Mhz or higher. I'd like one that goes from 0.5-30Mhz. SteveT Ste

Re: [OT] Password regex change on mybills.co.il

2016-02-27 Thread Steve Litt
ERROR, letters and digits don\'t add ' msg+='up to password length: Contact developer!' print(msg) sys.exit(1) print('Password passes with flying colors.') sys.exit(0) if __name__ == "__main__": main() =======

4GB: was Up-to-date hardware (laptop) recommendations?

2015-12-07 Thread Steve Litt
vices" and "reconfigurables". With desktops it's no big deal: It's cheap and easy to slam together a 16GB box. With laptops, I wonder if we'll ever get better than what's happening now. Moore's law is dying. SteveT Steve Litt November 2015 featured book: Troubleshooting Technique

Re: Summary: Which Linux distribution is stable yet up-to-date

2015-12-04 Thread Steve Litt
t; used it. I had that happen to me once on Void. A quick posting to Void's IRC channel got me the magic incantation I needed to overcome a buried shovel problem. SteveT Steve Litt November 2015 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshoot

Re: Summary: Which Linux distribution is stable yet up-to-date

2015-12-04 Thread Steve Litt
e the entire upgrade, perhaps a half hour, and then tell you there's one bad package and upgrade nothing. Fortunately, in the time I spent with Manjaro, I saw only two or three cases in which a package refused to install and took the whole pacman -Syu with it. SteveT Steve Litt November 2015

Re: Which Linux distribution is stable yet up-to-date?

2015-11-30 Thread Steve Litt
From what I hear second hand, Void is the one of these rolling releases *least* likely to bork your system on an update. HTH, SteveT Steve Litt November 2015 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques __

Void Linux tips

2015-10-21 Thread Steve Litt
an easier time than I did: http://troubleshooters.com/linux/void/voidtips.htm Hope you like it. SteveT Steve Litt October 2015 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il

Re: [OT] Deleting Thousends of Messages in Gmail

2015-08-23 Thread Steve Litt
On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 23:07:02 +0300 Amichai Rotman amic...@iglu.org.il wrote: I know it's kinda off-topic, but I am really at a loss... I m trying to free spcace on my Google free storage, so i am sifting through very old messages to delete in my Gmail box (as far as 2005 and beyond!) I

Re: New Page on My Site about Computer Graphics Applications

2015-08-13 Thread Steve Litt
as a real diagramming tool. SteveT Steve Litt August 2015 featured book: Troubleshooting: Just the Facts http://www.troubleshooters.com/tjust ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Re: New Page on My Site about Computer Graphics Applications

2015-08-12 Thread Steve Litt
. The licence is CC-by. Suggestions are welcome. I'd suggest adding dia. Dia is a poor man's Visio, and very handy for diagrams. You might need to add a new category for it. http://dia-installer.de/ Thanks for the great page. SteveT Steve Litt August 2015 featured book: Troubleshooting: Just the Facts

xargs guide

2015-07-29 Thread Steve Litt
://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/xargs.htm Hope you like it. SteveT Steve Litt July 2015 featured book: Rapid Learning for the 21st Century http://www.troubleshooters.com/rl21 ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il

Bringing up Linux with Suckless Init plus daemontools-encore

2015-06-16 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, Here's a description of how I brought up a Linux VM with Suckless Init plus daemontools-encore. http://troubleshooters.com/linux/diy/suckless_init_on_plop.htm Enjoy! SteveT Steve Litt June 2015 featured book: The Key to Everyday Excellence http://www.troubleshooters.com/key

New Qemu and VirtualBox docs for Linux

2015-05-23 Thread Steve Litt
experiments. Here are the articles: * http://troubleshooters.com/linux/diy/virtualbox.htm * http://troubleshooters.com/linux/diy/qemu.htm I hope you enjoy them. SteveT Steve Litt May 2015 featured book: Quit Joblessness: Start Your Own Business http://www.troubleshooters.com/startbiz

Pacman Basic Essentials Cheatsheet

2015-05-18 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, For any of you who are new users of Arch or Manjaro, check out my new Pacman Basic Essentials Cheatsheet at http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/pacman_cheatsheet.htm . It gives quick lookups on a few of the commands you use constantly. Enjoy! SteveT Steve Litt May 2015 featured book

Linux boot documentation

2015-05-04 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, I just documented the boot process, from Grub through init. See http://troubleshooters.com/linux/diy/howboot.htm Hope you like it. SteveT Steve Litt May 2015 featured book: Quit Joblessness: Start Your Own Business http://www.troubleshooters.com/startbiz

Re: OT: Biometric ID

2015-03-16 Thread Steve Litt
overpower, I could get injured. SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Is Beersheva really becoming a high-tech powerhouse?

2015-03-12 Thread Steve Litt
they say in the article? Are any of you working in Beersheva? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http

Epoch Init System Howto

2014-12-30 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, Here's a new Epoch Init System howto, with which any reasonably knowledgeable Linux user can replace his or her current init system with Epoch: http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/init/manjaro_experiments.htm#12232014_pure_runit_init_proof_of_concept Hope you like it. SteveT Steve

Re: Epoch Init System Howto

2014-12-30 Thread Steve Litt
On Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:20:42 -0500 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: Hi all, Here's a new Epoch Init System howto, with which any reasonably knowledgeable Linux user can replace his or her current init system with Epoch: http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/init

Experiments with alternative init systems

2014-12-20 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, I've written a document detailing my experiments with alternative init systems. http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/init/manjaro_experiments.htm Hope you like it. SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance

Re: good free dynamic dns server ?

2014-11-10 Thread Steve Litt
It's similar. On Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:19:40 +0200 vordoo vor...@yahoo.com wrote: Can it beat this: echo url=https://www.duckdns.org/update?domains=XYZtoken=NJKip=; | curl -k -o ~/duckdns/duck.log -K - ;-) On 11/09/2014 07:48 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:29:36 +0300 Erez

Re: good free dynamic dns server ?

2014-11-09 Thread Steve Litt
of a good free dyndns server ? Afraid.org has been maintaining my dynamic dns for years. One thing I like about it is it's client is an easy to understand shellscript. SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance

Re: Ubuntu 14.10 Was Released

2014-10-24 Thread Steve Litt
On Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:07:22 +0300 Shlomi Fish shlo...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all! Ubuntu 14.10 was released yesterday: * http://www.zdnet.com/ubuntu-14-10-has-landed-and-its-not-just-for-desktops-735010/ (short URL : http://is.gd/xIYNYA ) *

Daemontools intro

2014-09-24 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, I wrote this introduction to daemontools: http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/djbdns/daemontools_intro.htm Enjoy! SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance ___ Linux

Backing up to encrypted Blu-rays

2014-07-14 Thread Steve Litt
it. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Light weight, fast performance desktop computing

2014-06-15 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, The latest Linux Productivity Magazine deals with light weight, fast performance desktop computing: http://www.troubleshooters.com/lpm/201406/201406.htm Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance

New document on troubleshooting IMAP

2014-01-19 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, I just finished my latest document, Email Troubleshooting, Including IMAP, Dovecot, and Linux: http://www.troubleshooters.com/emailtech/imap_troubleshooting.htm Hope you enjoy it. SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human

Re: time report tool

2014-01-12 Thread Steve Litt
to your own needs * Survives reboots Cons: * Command interface, difficult for some users * Reports must be written in software, no specific reporting facility * Cannot track concurrent tasks (but for one person, wouldn't that be cheating anyway?) HTH, SteveT Steve Litt* http

Re: Does anyone use MATE (Gnome 2 fork)?

2013-12-25 Thread Steve Litt
immediately, So I again will probably move to KDE. Rami, Would you consider Xfce, LXDE, OpenBox or IceWM? I've had *a lot* of trouble with KDE in the past. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance

Re: Does anyone use MATE (Gnome 2 fork)?

2013-12-25 Thread Steve Litt
as well. YMMV Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il

Re: Is there a reason to use `top` over `perf top`?

2013-11-10 Thread Steve Litt
x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux slitt@mydesk:~$ perf top perf_3.5.0-42 not found You may need to install linux-tools-3.5.0-42 slitt@mydesk:~$ == Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance

Re: Request-for-Comments: The How to Get Help Online (2013) Document

2013-10-31 Thread Steve Litt
you did. Another thing: Eric and Rick refused to include the Steve Litt Patented Guaranteed Method for Getting Answers. You may or may not want to put it in your document. SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance

Re: OT: Hybrid cars

2013-09-15 Thread Steve Litt
Ford Country Squire station wagon with an old, malfunctioning 460 cubic inch (7.5 liters) engine, that got 7 miles to the gallon. Luckily, gas was cheaper back then. So, I didn't answer your question, but had a lot of fun not answering it :) Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http

Re: Booting HD without grub

2013-09-12 Thread Steve Litt
. SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance On Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:56:05 +0300 Eli Marmor e...@netmask.it wrote: Thank you Shlomi. No success, so far. I'll give more details, so if anybody can help, I'll be grateful

Re: when linux was linux

2013-07-16 Thread Steve Litt
of a program, I'd sure hate that program to be Nautilus :-) Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il http

Re: Blu-Ray and Linux

2013-06-30 Thread Steve Litt
shaking. Earthquakes don't destroy backups, but the looting that often follows does. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com/ Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il

Re: Cloud Backup

2013-05-16 Thread Steve Litt
On Thu, 16 May 2013 07:50:36 +0300 Nadav Har'El n...@math.technion.ac.il wrote: On Sat, Feb 23, 2013, Nadav Har'El wrote about Cloud Backup: Hi, I'm looking for a cloud backup solution for Linux, where I'll be able to use rsync, sftp (and similar utilities) to a remote server to back up by

Re: Announcing New Israeli Tech User Groups

2013-04-01 Thread Steve Litt
false hoodies. We will soon announce the upcoming meetings of these user-groups on our calendar. Best regards, — Shlomi Fish I'm sorry Shlomi, but I already have trademarks on all four of those groups. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt* http://www.troubleshooters.com

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