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Ask Slashdot: Single-Handed Keyboard Options For Coding?

porter235 Foot pedals. (147 comments)

Another thing to consider is a foot pedal or two. Set them up to do SHIFT and CTRL and away you go!

about 2 years ago

How To Stop the Next WikiLeaks

porter235 To stop "the next Wikileaks" (191 comments)

Minimize access to sensitive docs, keep those with access happy, and most importantly, always be ethical.

more than 2 years ago

Recalling Windows 1.0 At 25 Years

porter235 Re:Windows 1.0 was barely usable (384 comments)

I have tried Windows "dumb" tiling. I want something AWESOME.

more than 3 years ago

Recalling Windows 1.0 At 25 Years

porter235 Re:Windows 1.0 was barely usable (384 comments)

1) I don't ever need to see more than 2 explorer windows at a time. (SRC and DESTINATION)

2) This is why I want a tabbed and tiling WM! :)

more than 3 years ago

Recalling Windows 1.0 At 25 Years

porter235 Re:Windows 1.0 was barely usable (384 comments)

Windows 1.0 was a complete joke - it didn't even support overlapping windows.

Personally I have learned to HATE overlapping windows and would love to have a tabbed & tiling window manager for Windows. (Need to use it at work) I now find that I work with two monitors with one application maxed on each.

more than 3 years ago

First Self-Replicating Creature Spawned In Conway's Game of Life

porter235 Displacement not Self-Replicating (241 comments)

Yep, and if you read the entry on LifeWiki you would see they agree with you.

"It displaces itself by 5120 cells vertically and 1024 cells horizontally every 33,699,586 generations."

more than 4 years ago

One Year Later, Zer01 Web Site Disappears

porter235 Need more coops (155 comments)

Instead of multi tier marketing schemes, we just need more cooperatives: owned and run by members, for the benefit of the members!

more than 4 years ago

URL Shorteners Get Some Backup

porter235 Re:Who wants 'em? (224 comments)

They are also nice for when the medium in which you are communicating the URL doesn't support hyperlinks... such as the printed word. Much easier to have someone type a bitly url (esp. if you give it a nice short name) than some longer url. The longer the URL the easier it is to make a mistake keying it in.

more than 4 years ago

Windows 7 RTM Reviewed & Benchmarked

porter235 Re:The competition is OSX (792 comments)

"man man" It is where you can start your lesson on how to use the CLI, and not remember any commands. From there you can learn about "man -k" which lets you search for stuff based on keywords.

more than 5 years ago


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