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Lubuntu (LXDE) 18.04 and transparency...

Posted Today at 06:47 PM by KGIII (KGIII's Blog.)

I've been toying with other distros, much as I often do, and realized that I really liked the Xfce terminal. It's pretty sexy!

What I really liked was that it was transparent. It didn't actually have any major features that differentiated it with other terminal emulators - I just liked the transparency.

I hadn't ever bothered to try to use transparency in Lubuntu and, much to my surprise, my WM doesn't allow compositing. (This was conveyed to me by Xfce's terminal that...
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Fun in learning...

Posted 08-10-2020 at 03:10 PM by KGIII (KGIII's Blog.)

This is gonna be brief.

These may seem simple to you, but lately I've discovered some neat stuff. It's probably stuff you can use or already know.

First, you can have multiple alias profiles.

source ~/.bash_aliases also works as source ~/.bash_aliases2, source ~/.bash_aliases3, etc...

Second, you can pipe 'man' to a text file.

man grep > grep.txt

This makes me curious about writing a script to export all...
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Back in Linux, a Little Trouble

Posted 08-10-2020 at 02:27 AM by des_a

Feels great to be back in Linux again! I've had the option for the bootup for awhile, but I've been too busy using Windows to develop to boot into Linux. I want to test my programs with Linux, but I'm just not ready yet. But given that I needed a break, and wanted to learn perl, I thought it was a good chance to boot to Linux.

Solved a dirver issue I've had for years! My docking station now works OK. Just won't work with the monitor mode when I use the regular monitor. But pretty...
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TheOuterLinux Mμse - Easy Game Creation

Posted 08-09-2020 at 11:46 PM by TheOuterLinux

Cross-posted from: https://theouterlinux.gitlab.io/Publ...s/EasyGame.txt
RSS for website version: https://theouterlinux.gitlab.io/Publ...ticleFeed.atom

Unfortunately, the text is too long to post and so you will have to read the original site version instead.

Summary:

Want to make a video game? Don't have any money? Use GNU/Linux but want to support other systems as well? This is a list of the easiest ways to create...
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TheOuterLinux Mμse - Radio

Posted 08-09-2020 at 11:39 PM by TheOuterLinux
Tags linux, radio

Cross-posted from: https://theouterlinux.gitlab.io/Publ...cles/Radio.txt
RSS for website version: https://theouterlinux.gitlab.io/Publ...ticleFeed.atom

The point of this "Mμse" is simply to act as a quick reference for
howto's and so forth in regards to sending/receiving all sorts of things over radio. This is far from a complete and will probably be updated slowly over time.

Code:
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...
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