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Windows/Macl/Linux Forum EOL < kinda sad >

Posted 07-19-2019 at 09:14 AM by rokytnji

Smartest Computing org will be closing down their excellent forum < just my opinion >. Why am I posting this?

History Filler:

I met Broni online way back when I was reassembling and Upgrading Amrel Toughbooks and then running Linux on them

Broni is a polish dude < moved back to Poland recently from California > who is a cool character . He is a Windows centric computer anti - virus troubleshooter and fixer.
He set up a forum on...
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Resetting Workrave's suspended mode to normal every day

Posted 07-11-2019 at 08:23 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 07-11-2019 at 08:24 AM by the dsc

Add this to any start-up script, running before workrave itself:

Code:
gsettings set org.workrave.general operation-mode 0
Partly based on this, which didn't work:
https://askubuntu.com/questions/3837...in-normal-mode


'gsettings list-recursively | grep workrave" may help if they change something.

I don't get why use such thing rather than each program having its own txt config file. I thought...
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Apparently there's some "race condition" that can wipe-out bash history if you break some kinds of loops

Posted 07-10-2019 at 01:18 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 07-10-2019 at 01:20 PM by the dsc

At least that's what apparently happened to me.
On Unix' stack exchange I've found this handy way of recovering it, partly at least, if you happen to have another terminal open, from before the wipe-out:

Code:
history | cut -c 8- > histback_user1.txt
The person who gave this tip suggested doing it in "every terminal", but I believe it would just overwrite it completely for whatever number of times one did it, with the simple ">." In order...
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Chrome/ium userstyle that creates larger buttons for scrolling up and down.

Posted 07-08-2019 at 02:41 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 07-08-2019 at 02:54 PM by the dsc

I mostly use the scrollbar as "buttons," clicking below or above the handler, rather than grabbing the handler itself. So when I've scrolled down quite a bit, I'll often mistakenly click above the handler when I really wanted to scroll down. That's kind of possibly solved if those barely useful up and down buttons were large enough to be more useful than pressing page up, down, or arrow keys instead. So this usercss does that:

Code:
::-webkit-scrollbar {
  width: 12px;
...
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Run Raspberry Pis PIXEL Desktop on a PC or Mac an Exton modified Build 190705 with Refracta Tools (so you can create your own ISO)

Posted 07-05-2019 at 12:57 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 190705 about Raspberry Pi Debian 10 Pixel 32bit an Exton Build
My previous Debian Pixel Build from is from 180928 . Study all included packages in Build 190705- latest by 190705. Ive added NetworkManager and also Wicd, which makes it easier to configure wireless connections. Choose the one which works for you.

NEWS 180928 a YouTube video about Debian Pixel
Ive discovered a YouTube video about my Debian Pixel Build 170425. The video is called Debian Pixel..Exton forks it for you.....
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