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User style/CSS to get rid of Google's "come here often" pop-up

Posted 01-12-2016 at 02:00 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

Seems to work for me on firefox/iceweasel:

Code:
@namespace url(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml);

@-moz-document domain("google.com")
 .gb_ga, .gb_g { display: none !important; }
British users probably need to change the domain to "google.co.uk" and likewise for some other countries that aren't subdomains of google.com;]
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How to fix the Clock in Slackware

Posted 01-12-2016 at 09:14 AM by Ztcoracat

Many times I have tried fixing the clock in Slackware and for some reason timeconfig didn't work for me at all.

I found a way to fix the clock and it works everytime the clock is wrong.-

Open the terminal as root and run these commands one at a time.

Code:
# date -s "12:00:00"
Code:
ntpdate time.nist.gov
Finally to make the new set right time permanent also for the BIOS battery clock issue:
Code:
# hwclock
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"dialog --file '&<file descriptor>' ..." and reset/restore stdin.

Posted 01-10-2016 at 11:10 PM by MadMaverick9 (MadMaverick9's Blog)
Updated 01-11-2016 at 11:39 PM by MadMaverick9

Code:
#!/bin/bash

STDINTTY=$(/usr/bin/readlink -n /dev/fd/0)

...

exec 3>&1
choice=$(/usr/bin/dialog --file '&4' <<__EOI__ 4<&0 0<${STDINTTY} 2>&1 1>&3
    --begin 6 10 --clear --backtitle "Main Menu" --title "MAIN MENU"
    --menu "Use [UP/DOWN] key to move" 32 96 25
    "alsamixer"         "soundcard mixer for ALSA soundcard driver, with ncurses
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Application-specific recent files pipe-menus for Openbox

Posted 01-10-2016 at 10:55 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 01-14-2016 at 03:32 AM by the dsc (improvement)

Here's an example for GIMP:

Code:
#!/bin/bash

printf "<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"UTF-8\"?><openbox_pipe_menu>"

# Instead of just "gimp" in the next line, it could even be a series of
# related programs, if you juggle between different applications with 
# these files. Such as "gimp\|inkscape\|krita\|mypaint"

grep -B 10 gimp ~/.local/share/recently-used.xbel | \ 
grep
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Smokeping in OpenBSD httpd

Posted 01-09-2016 at 06:28 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 01-09-2016 at 06:39 PM by rocket357

OpenBSD maintained a fork of apache httpd 1.3 for some time, but as the fork started to show its age, they dropped it in favor of nginx. A year later, a home-grown secure web server, called simply "httpd" was birthed from the relayd codebase. I just started messing with httpd recently, and I managed to get smokeping running beautifully in it. After a bit, I decided to start gathering latency stats on ipv6, so I added most of that today. I'm pretty happy with the results.
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