Re: Visidata with RTL text

2022-06-13 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Hi, On Mon, Jun 13, 2022 at 09:53:36AM +0300, Shachar Shemesh wrote: > > 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

Re: recover ssh-agent socket

2022-01-08 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Sat, Jan 08, 2022 at 01:24:18PM +0200, Shachar Shemesh wrote: > > You can probably find it under /proc/$SSH_AGENT_PID/fd. I see there: lrwx-- 1 root root 64 Jan 8 15:00 0 -> /dev/null lrwx-- 1 root root 64 Jan 8 15:00 1 -> /dev/null lrwx-- 1 root root 64 Jan 8 15:00 2 ->

recover ssh-agent socket

2022-01-08 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Hi, I accidentally deleted my ssh-agent's socket from /tmp. The agent is still running and I have $SSH_AGENT_PID and $SSH_AUTH_SOCK set in various processes, so I know where it should have been. Is there any way to recover the socket? Short of restarting the X session, of course. -- mail /

Re: Hebrew with putty

2021-09-30 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 10:43:37AM +0300, אורי wrote: > Hi, > > I realized it is probably a bug in putty, so I wrote to > pu...@projects.tartarus.org and got a reply. > > https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/feedback.html > > However the putty developers might need help to fix it

Re: sound problem on Kubuntu 20.04

2020-12-09 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On 10/12/2020 9:02, Shlomo Solomon wrote: I think you're right, but I have no idea how to fix it, or why it was not setup automatically. As I wrote earlier, in the LiveDVD I had sound. Have you tried pavucontrol? (from package pavucontrol) It can help clarify Pulseaudio's view of things.

Re: sound problem on Kubuntu 20.04

2020-12-09 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Hi, On 10/12/2020 7:56, Shlomo Solomon wrote: New computer - new install of Kubuntu 20.04 - no sound. I thought it might be a hardware problem since it's a new computer, but when I boot to a LiveDVD of the same distro, everything is fine. Just to check one obvious thing: can you play

Re: Ubuntu

2020-06-10 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On 11/06/2020 6:29, אורי wrote: > Hi, > > Thanks for your suggestion, I decided to upgrade to 18.04.4 and I ran a > few times the following commands (from root): > > sudo apt autoremove > sudo apt-get update > sudo apt-get upgrade > sudo apt update > sudo apt upgrade apt is basically a wrapper

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

2020-05-15 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Hi, Pardon me for straying a bit off the topic of the recent sub-thread, On 14/05/2020 23:08, Steve Litt wrote: > 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

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

2020-05-13 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Hi, On 13/05/2020 6:17, Steve Litt wrote: > On Tue, 12 May 2020 09:44:34 +0300 > Shlomi Fish wrote: > >> Hi Geoffrey! >> >> Please see >> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il/msg66441.html and >> let's drop the "antisemitism" argument once and for all. > > Well, speaking only

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

2020-05-13 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Geoff, On 12/05/2020 22:16, Shlomi Fish wrote: > > Hi Geoffrey, > > On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 5:51 PM Geoffrey Mendelson > mailto:geoffreymendel...@gmail.com>> wrote: > > i went to the trouble of signing into one of my linux servers and > reading the link. > > It was your telling me

Re: dependency hell OR it should not be this hard

2019-08-11 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On 11/08/2019 4:42, Ari Becker wrote: > No, it doesn't have to be that hard. Plugging NixOS: > https://nixos.org/nixos/about.html which solves this issue by making > safe rollbacks as easy as rebooting and choosing the previous immutable > system configuration. Nixos and the similar Guix indeed

Re: how to copy an ubuntu system disk containing a logical volume.

2018-11-18 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On 18/11/2018 20:13, Geoffrey Mendelson wrote: I have an Ubuntu 15.10 system. When I installed it, it defaulted to a regular ext(something) boot partition, and an lvm partition with everything else on it. There now is

Re: ifdown/ifup and friends

2018-04-24 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
and it is *always* up... Again, this is on both Debian wheezy > (old, kernel 3.2.0) and Fedora 27 (fully updated, kernel 4.15.17)... > > It also does not depend on whether the interface is designated as "auto" > (on Debian) or anything else I could think of. "auto&quo

Re: raspberry PI - no X11

2018-02-06 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
elated? In (2) you try to authorize X11 programs on the pi to connect to an X server running on your PC. In (3) you run an X server on the pi (and X11 clients running on the pi that should connect to it). -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.or

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

2017-11-20 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
eck-is-happening-with-openoffice-update/ > > Ellison (obviously upset by RMS's boycott) donates Open Office to the Apache > Foundation. This is not so clear to me. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il ||

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

2017-11-19 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
with an Israeli flag. [1] https://www.linuxmint.com/partners.php Please don't continue spreading this mis-information. Clem made a mistake long ago. Let's move on. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mu

Re: Systemd error messages for custom service

2017-09-06 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
age priority to distinguish between error messages and > debug messages. However, all of my messages seem to be showing as > info messages. How can I format my messages so that they will fit > into the different log levels? Not a direct answer, but have you tried filtering using --uni

Re: mapping usb disks to devices

2017-08-17 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
d", ENV{ID_FS_LABEL}=="backup-boole-*", \ SYMLINK+="backup" And in fstab: /dev/backup /mnt/backup ext4rw,noauto 0 0 There are several backup disks with different labels. The backup disk that is connected is mounted by the backup script, but

Re: sendmail or ssmtp or ??

2017-01-05 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
ed using ssmtp for some servers. It lacked too many basic features. Nullmailer came closer. I don't recall the specific issues now, though. But I ended up using either postfix. Or even exim4 in some cases where I didn't bother. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org

Re: iba.org.il programs

2016-12-10 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
include it just in case. In KDE you can also include it as a klipper action, with the regex to match the URLs: http://www\.iba\.org\.il/(program|liveProgram)\.aspx?scode=[0-9]+ Not perfect, but works for now. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il

iba.org.il programs

2016-06-05 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Hi, Lately I'm no longer able to view programs from iba.org.il even with a flash plug-in. Any way to download them without using the flash plugin? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il

Re: Thunderbird + Fribidi

2016-02-04 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
a library called ICU which serves a somewhat similar role to Fribidi. However, from what I know of Thunderbird, it is basically written on top of Gecko, and thus works with HTML, CSS and such. It should already provide good bidirectionality support (and if not: it's a bug that should be fixed). --

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

2016-01-26 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
formation. Looking further I noticed that I installed the package miredo and forgot about it. Perhaps I should set up a server somewhere and link my clients to it. Some of my requests to gmail go through it. And on the same note: SoftLayer still doesn't provide IPV6 addresses. -- Tzaf

Re: How to install several kernels on Debian

2015-12-15 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
v and > > initramfs-tools? > > Will my 3.2 keep working? I have no confidence in that. Again, I do not > want to "upgrade" anything - I want to switch between several kernels at > will. I also do not want to compile - I want stock Debian kernels. Thus you can keep

Re: How to install several kernels on Debian

2015-12-15 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
t. Ubuntu bumps the kernel revision (and hence change the name of the kernel packagee) on practically every kernel upgrade. Debian does its best to maintain the same kernel revision (and try to guarantee a stable ABI to kernel modules). Thus same tools but different policy. -- Tzafrir Cohen

Re: where to buy a raspberry Pi?

2015-12-08 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
be other useful hardware addons. For instance, a breadboard, some LEDs, switches and resistors (which, again, you could find in a local electronics shop. Hopefully. I did find one in the not so central place I reside. Well, except the breadboard). -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org |

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

2015-12-01 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
d etc. In a rolling release you have to upgrade if you want to apply fixes. [snip. Various rolling releases discussed. Void was one of them] > From what I hear second hand, Void is the one of these rolling releases > *least* likely to bork your system on an update. I guess the probl

Re: Debian mirror problem

2015-05-21 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
, I'm biased (: ) mirror.isoc.org.il doesn't have armhf packages, but debian.co.il does Good to know. I think no one asked for these packages. /me asks. (Maybe because others provided them). I switched to ftp.de.debian.org. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http

Re: Samba on Raspberry PI

2015-03-11 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
asked: I have Debian Stable (Raspbian[*]) installed on a server (Raspberry Pi 2), how do I use it as a file server? [*] My guess based on a different reply of yours. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il

Re: Hebrew in markup

2015-03-07 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Sat, Mar 07, 2015 at 03:16:42PM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote: Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2015 13:39:08 +0100 From: Tzafrir Cohen tzaf...@cohens.org.il On Sat, Mar 07, 2015 at 02:21:06PM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote: You also leave the overall direction dynamic and control each

Re: Hebrew in markup

2015-03-07 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Thanks for your answer, On Sat, Mar 07, 2015 at 11:14:39AM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote: Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2015 02:42:48 +0100 From: Tzafrir Cohen tzaf...@cohens.org.il I'd like to write a Heberw document, get a nice result HTML and still be able to save the source in proper version

Re: Hebrew in markup

2015-03-07 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
$ $@ -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il

Hebrew in markup

2015-03-06 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
the various reSt and markdown implementations. Any better alternatives? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Announce: Hspell 1.3

2015-02-26 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 08:32:08AM +0200, Nadav Har'El wrote: On Wed, Feb 25, 2015, Tzafrir Cohen wrote about Re: Announce: Hspell 1.3: latest version of SI1452: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Extension:UniversalLanguageSelector/Input_methods/he-standard-2012-extonly/he For this you

Re: Announce: Hspell 1.3

2015-02-25 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
(temporarily) to third shift level, where most Nikkud signs are. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Epoch Init System Howto

2014-12-30 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
embedded system. It's not going to replace other systems soon. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: OT: languages in Google Maps

2014-08-11 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
If there's a specific area that s still not properly translated, let me know and I'll try to help translating it. I try to keep to Hebrew Wikipedia translations of names as they are normally sane and consistent. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il

Re: Which company or individual can sponsor me on a summer trip to Europe?

2014-07-07 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
thereafter it got into a trial with ATT. Also shortly after development was halted and much of it moved to proprietary forks. By then the basic system for Linux to use (sans kernel) was GNU. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's

Re: qemu and chroot

2014-05-20 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
mask ff00feff -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: CPU Overheating Problem When Running 4 CPU Intensive Threads with Latest Untained Kernel

2014-05-19 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
what can be achieved by nice(1), by repeatedly suspending and resuming the process. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: NTP

2014-05-01 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Thu, May 01, 2014 at 09:45:45PM +0300, Geoff Shang wrote: 2. Has anyone found a server that works? Have you tried il.pool.ntp.org ? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il

Re: svn on debian chroot android

2014-02-13 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
kernel is paranoid: It has CONFIG_ANDROID_PARANOID_NETWORK set. To get network access, add your user to group 3003 (inet). See http://elinux.org/Android_Security#Paranoid_network-ing -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf

Re: Any experience with cubox-i?

2014-01-13 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 10:38:13PM +1100, Amos Shapira wrote: How did you get the hardware around the rPi? And software: you need to pay extra for a codec license. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf

Re: Any experience with cubox-i?

2014-01-13 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
versions, but from an initial glance over the wiki, there's at least some work done to get newer versions working. I guess they will be reasonably well community supported. http://linux-sunxi.org/Category:Android -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il

Re: Chinese KitKat

2014-01-06 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
with the Jolla now) The N900 is not really supported by its vendor. But there's a great community around it which has kept it supported. And if you've been living under a rock: see also http://neo900.org/ . Get a phone you can trust. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http

Re: Why does it take the debian-7.3.0-i386-lxde-CD-1.iso installer so long to install inside a VirtualBox VM?

2014-01-06 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
apt-get completely non-interactive. Could you please be more specific? What specific package[s]? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org

Re: Chinese KitKat

2014-01-05 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
not MediaTek) have been hitting mainline recently. As for USB OTG and other devices, you probably will need to compile the modules (or find them online) and push then to the device manually, and then use the terminal to modprobe them. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http

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

2013-11-10 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
A. Apples are better than oranges. B. perf top cannot be run by a non-root user. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Distro that does not require PAE

2013-10-13 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
pentium chips including a few dual core ones. So this means that what are IMHO perfectly good Linux laptops are out of luck. Debian has two i386 kernels: 486 and 686-pae. Use the former. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's

Re: 3G Modem with SMS support

2013-10-08 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
but not required, is to be able to restart/initialize the modem remotely if it get stuck. We had this issue with one system of ours. It turned out that nothing would do. Even when the box was off, it still provided power to USB and the modem was powered on. Fun. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf

Re: Winter clock issues in linux

2013-09-08 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
/zoneinfo/Asia/Jerusalem . -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend ___ Linux-il

Re: Retooling my mail server

2013-07-18 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
://yunohost.org/ -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend ___ Linux-il mailing list

Re: Blu-Ray and Linux

2013-07-03 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
on attribution: http://blog.ninapaley.com/2011/06/27/credit-is-due/ -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: vimdiff q

2013-07-01 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il

Re: help with conserver

2013-05-20 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
on the network makes the whole idea pointless. thanks for clarifying things for me! 'screen /dev/ttyS0 115200' on the remote side? (ttyS0? ttyUSB0? serial/by-id/whatever?) RTFM screen to make it detach on startup, add logging and whatever. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM

Re: filesystem capable of deduping tar.gz's content

2013-05-09 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Thu, May 09, 2013 at 09:27:28AM +0300, Elazar Leibovich wrote: On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 11:11 PM, Tzafrir Cohen tzaf...@cohens.org.ilwrote: Git stores files. It should do handle such deduping by design. But this is in Git's storage, and not in the actual filesystem: git packs them

Re: filesystem capable of deduping tar.gz's content

2013-05-08 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
e5ad63a5eb4a806ae572e977742cdce9e9f74cfarand 100644 blob e5ad63a5eb4a806ae572e977742cdce9e9f74cfarand1 There are a number of backup systems / schemes that aim to provide file de-duplication. At least some of them use Git. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http

Re: filesystem capable of deduping tar.gz's content

2013-05-08 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
(binary repository with a known protocol to keep binary build products, known API for how to get a build product, etc). It's good to keep your work environment as standard as you reasonably can. And use a custom file system as part of it? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM

OT: mailbox generator

2013-04-25 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
wants a casual look at my mailbox, I don't have to provide any real email credentials? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Raspberry PI questions

2013-02-26 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
neck here. Do you actually get that much of network traffic and USB traffic? In my case it may be possible as I only want to go one direction, they were going two. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il

Re: Developing custom Ubuntu live system

2013-02-17 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
stick? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il

Re: Developing custom Ubuntu live system

2013-02-17 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 11:45:58AM +0200, Amichay P. K. wrote: On Feb 17, 2013 10:54 AM, Tzafrir Cohen tzaf...@cohens.org.il wrote: I don't want to build Ubuntu from scratch - I want to keep most of Ubuntu programs and drivers as it is, I would mostly add features. What's the problem

Re: Developing custom Ubuntu live system

2013-02-17 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
methods save you from reinventing the wheel. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Home made NAS

2012-12-04 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend ___ Linux-il mailing list Linux-il@cs.huji.ac.il

Re: anybody knows of a mifi i can run linux on ?

2012-11-19 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
-connected one with a standard openwrt router? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Is forbidding concurrent ssh sessions a good idea?

2012-11-12 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
logging in. This would have badly broken my personal use case. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Is forbidding concurrent ssh sessions a good idea?

2012-11-12 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
to be under active maintinance. Under Debian and Ubuntu just install that package. I figure the scriptology there may provide useful inspiration on other distributions as well: https://launchpad.net/byobu -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il

Re: ???In Technology Wars, Using the Patent as a Sword??? - New York Times Feature

2012-10-10 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 07:23:51PM +0200, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote: Tzafrir Cohen wrote: | http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/22/google-closes-12-5-billion-deal-to-buy-motorola-mobility/ | (last visited May 24, 2012). Google has since said that of the $12.5B, $5.5 were | for patents

Re: ???In Technology Wars, Using the Patent as a Sword??? - New York Times Feature

2012-10-09 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
. But, as the article states, the damage is a tax. And those who can least aford to pay it are small companies. The article begins with an example of a company killed using a false patent suit (hinting it is indeed a useful blackmail weapon). -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http

Re: Geresh

2012-09-28 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
with GCC 4.3 with help by Martin Michlmayr (Closes: #455189) -- Lior Kaplan kap...@debian.org Fri, 28 Dec 2007 16:40:08 +0200 geresh (0.6.3-8) unstable; urgency=low * Fix FTBFS with GCC 4.3 with a patch from Martin Michlmayr (Closes: #417196) It now builds with gcc 4.7 . -- Tzafrir

Geresh

2012-09-27 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
it to build and work: https://gitorious.org/geresh If you want to take it from there, feel free. If you want me to give the permissions in that repository to you, let me know. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf

mobile service providers updates

2012-08-07 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
/forum/thread46469.html -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend ___ Linux-il mailing

Re: mobile service providers updates

2012-08-07 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
Thanks for all the fixes, On Tue, Aug 07, 2012 at 12:06:08PM +, Tzafrir Cohen wrote: Hi I figured I'd submit an update to the service providers database[1]. From a quick search (using e.g. [2] and [3]) I got the following. Any comments and fixes before I submit it? Update: * Added

Re: SIM Card reading using a USB modem?

2012-06-13 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
://wiki.gnokii.org/index.php/Atgen_driver Just for fun: my phone (N900, in PC Suite mode) using AT commands. # screen /dev/ttyACM0 115200 (in screen) AT+CPBS=ME ERROR AT+CPBS+ ERROR AT+CPBS? ERROR I guess it's not that standard. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il

Re: Scientific computing and a tangentially related question

2012-06-12 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
, I will be the happiest man alive for about 5 minutes. If you know where, how, when, how much, etc., let me know, via my email or the group. Yesterday: http://hamakor.org.il/pipermail/discussions/2012-June/003832.html See http://www.numberjacks.org/israel -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf

Re: Astrerisk question, anyone sell a cellphone that can be used to make calls?

2012-06-11 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
, all of the modems sold are 2 or 3 generations ahead of the software and google has not been helpful with information about backwards compatibility. I normally have had good luck with using them with relatively recent kernels. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http

Re: Astrerisk question, anyone sell a cellphone that can be used to make calls?

2012-06-11 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
be a simpler way to send SMSes. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend ___ Linux

Re: Astrerisk question, anyone sell a cellphone that can be used to make calls?

2012-06-11 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 03:54:17PM +0300, geoffrey mendelson wrote: On Jun 11, 2012, at 3:25 PM, Tzafrir Cohen wrote: Even in Israel, all of the modems sold are 2 or 3 generations ahead of the software and google has not been helpful with information about backwards compatibility. I

Re: Astrerisk question, anyone sell a cellphone that can be used to make calls?

2012-06-10 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
to connect mobile phones. There are also various dedicated adapters (PCI cards, stand-alone devices) that can connect you to a GSM device for voice calls and GSM calls. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il

Re: Using git on / for configuration files

2012-06-07 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
has hooks to package managers. Thus it documents the changes created by apt / yum / whatever. IIRC there's something similar for configuration files in the home directory, but I did not get to look at it. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il

Re: a game to publicise [was Re: משחק להפיץ]

2012-05-24 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
critical here in Israel where as a Linux user with no access to IE I cannot use many government websites. We need to get a critical mass off of IE. The real reason is to make people abandon any brwser other than Chrome/uim. Which gives me all a good reason not to use it. -- Tzafrir Cohen

Re: compare software

2012-05-06 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
to diff (-x, -I, respectively). Not sure about comments, though. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Resumed maintenance of libmikmod and mikmod.

2012-04-18 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
. A while ago I saw (but never tried to use) a project aiming at creating such a reproducable description of music. https://github.com/overtone/overtone -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il

Re: oVirt, FLOSS Weekly, Itamar Heim talks about oVirt

2012-03-15 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
was dominated by a RedHat Marketing guy. Floss Weekly are normally more technical and less cloudy. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org

Re: oVirt, FLOSS Weekly, Itamar Heim talks about oVirt

2012-03-15 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 10:27:43PM +0200, dyasny wrote: On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 9:49 PM, Tzafrir Cohen tzaf...@cohens.org.ilwrote: On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 09:07:00PM +0200, Tom Balazs wrote: On Floss Weekly #203 with Randall Schwartz http://twit.tv/show/floss-weekly/203 Itamar Heim

Re: oVirt, FLOSS Weekly, Itamar Heim talks about oVirt

2012-03-15 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 12:54:20AM +0200, Diego Iastrubni wrote: On יום חמישי 15 מרץ 2012 22:38:11 Tzafrir Cohen wrote: What do you base that statement on exactly? Listening to that episode and previous some 50 or so previous ones. This episode was brought to you by Ford - marketing

Re: How do I disable NetworkManager in favor of dhcp setup?

2012-03-08 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
a config. Shouldn't be complicated, though. Reference: http://projects.gnome.org/NetworkManager/developers/api/09/ref-settings.html Sadly I did not see any progress in http://bugs.debian.org/637769 . -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il

Re: Announce: Hspell 1.2

2012-03-03 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
proprietary OO.o-based products and OO.o was relicensed as Apache for IBM and one or two other small vendors with most of the comunity moved to LibreOffice. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il

Re: Migrating a Linux (Debian Squeeze) system from one HD to another HD

2012-02-19 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
it and extract the cpio with cpio -id), I realized that if I really want to boot from a RAID I better install mdadm (and regenerate initramfs). * Still one of those two disks crashed this morning :-( . -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il

Re: Migrating a Linux (Debian Squeeze) system from one HD to another HD

2012-02-19 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 09:22:37PM +0200, Omer Zak wrote: Hello Tzafrir, Thanks for your war story. On Sun, 2012-02-19 at 18:34 +, Tzafrir Cohen wrote: update-initramfs -u The twist is that I need to boot some kernel to run it. What I did was: 1. Leave both disks connected

Re: Preparing to convince to shift to non-propriety documents formats

2012-02-17 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
version Anyway, isn't ODF 1.2 backward-compatible with older version of ODF by design? Also note that the major incompatibility mentioned in that article was in the spreadsheet format. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf

Re: vim mappings for Hebrew

2012-02-14 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
-normal--13-120-75-75-c-80-iso8859-8 Is this still needed? iso8859-8? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Unlock dialog does not appear occasionally in Ubuntu

2012-02-12 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
a matter of simple xkb configuration. As for the security implications: well, it's your foot. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org

Re: Preparing to convince to shift to non-propriety documents formats

2012-02-05 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
is, AFAIK, supported only by the Adobe reader, is not a good idea. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Preparing to convince to shift to non-propriety documents formats

2012-02-05 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
On Sun, Feb 05, 2012 at 03:52:18PM +0200, Boaz Rymland wrote: On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 1:26 PM, Tzafrir Cohen tzaf...@cohens.org.il wrote: On Sun, Feb 05, 2012 at 09:44:21AM +0200, Boaz Rymland wrote: Google docs is a good but not the best alternative. Google is yet-another-corporate

Re: Preparing to convince to shift to non-propriety documents formats

2012-02-05 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
because nothing else was available. On the other hand, Applixware and CorelOffice have fallen on the wayside (for Corel: the Linux port). There are still rumoured to be one or two reasonable proprietary office suites for Linux not based on OO.o . -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM

Re: [OUT?] Help with Android?

2012-01-16 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
by standard Usenet infrastructure. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Free Software on Android

2011-12-29 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
language for Android? /bin/sh ? There are plenty of others, actually. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Silly Debian E-mail question

2011-12-26 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
, reportbug never created MIME-encoded messages for me. -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

Re: Silly Debian E-mail question

2011-12-19 Thread Tzafrir Cohen
. What should I RTFM in order to find how to actually send the file? mutt -H #? -- Tzafrir Cohen | tzaf...@jabber.org | VIM is http://tzafrir.org.il || a Mutt's tzaf...@cohens.org.il || best tzaf...@debian.org|| friend

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