Adding Some Spice To *nix Shell Scripts
I'm surprised nobody mentioned dmenu.
dmenu reads lines as items, lets you choose one of them (with tab completion, etc) and prints the choice you made.
Example: FILE=$(ls | dmenu)
dzen does the same thing and much more.
All these tools are very small and only depend on the Xlib. No gtk/qt crap.
Make Your Own Open Source Retro Arcade-Style Clock
Are you stupid or just a really hairy troll?
"Perpetual Motion DeLorean" Scammers Face $26M Judgment
Try the car analogy next time.
Israeli Border Police Shoot US Student's Laptop
All hail to the Sussman !
Nielsen Recommends Not Masking Passwords
It reminds me of a Clerks quote where a gum seller is trying to convince customers in a shop not to buy cigarettes by comparing the clerk to nazis:
- [salesman] Here comes the speech about how he's
just doing his job by following orders.
Let me tell you about
another group of hate-mongers
that were just following orders...
They were called Nazis!
- [customers] Fuckin' Nazi!
The comparison is so stretched, it's just ridiculous...
State of Sound Development On Linux Not So Sorry After All
ALSA is Linux-only, you can't run it on BSDs.
Homeowner Says Crews Demolished Wrong House
It's ok, they're just building a highway.
"But Mr Dent, the plans have been available in the local planning
office for the last nine month."
"Oh yes, well as soon as I heard I went straight round to see them,
yesterday afternoon. You hadn't exactly gone out of your way to call
attention to them had you? I mean like actually telling anybody or
"But the plans were on display..."
"On display? I eventually had to go down to the cellar to find them."
"That's the display department."
"With a torch."
"Ah, well the lights had probably gone."
"So had the stairs."
"But look, you found the notice didn't you?"
"Yes," said Arthur, "yes I did. It was on display in the bottom of a
locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door
saying Beware of the Leopard."
The Fall and Rise of Motion Control For Games
Indeed, the powerglove did suck.