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hpr3643 :: My computing history and the software I use

Rambling about my computing history and tech stack.

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Hosted by binrc on Wednesday 2022-07-20 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: UNIX, Linux, first show, BSD, Android.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (5)

I introduce myself by describing my computing history and tech stack. Disjointed rambling and tangentially related thoughts ensue.


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Comment #1 posted on 2022-07-08T17:32:51Z by Archer72

First show

That was a good first show. I would like to hear more about C programming, which I know nothing about. Also I think you will have another friend here who likes the BSD's. Audio was just fine, keep it up. :)

Comment #2 posted on 2022-07-20T14:30:17Z by norrist

Plan9

Some interesting future shows. Hopefully you can do a show on you experience with Plan9

Comment #3 posted on 2022-07-20T17:43:17Z by Dave Morriss

An excellent first show

I enjoyed this a lot. It sounded really good and had a lot of interesting content.

I'd like to hear more about modern BSD. I used to use proprietary Unixes based on BSD back in the day:

- SunOS on Suns - a little

- DEC Ultrix on DEC MIPs systems (DECstation, DECserver) - daily for several years

- OSF/1 AXP and later Tru64 UNIX on DEC Alphas - a little

Then I moved to Linux at work and at home, so I'm out of touch with the way BSD has developed.

Comment #4 posted on 2022-07-24T12:55:48Z by brian-in-ohio

future show

I vote plan9

Comment #5 posted on 2022-08-08T02:08:42Z by Shawn

Key bindings

You can remap your ctrl and alt keys using udev hwdb, e.g., interchanging ctrl and caps keys
https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Map_scancodes_to_keycodes#Example_for_custom_hwdb
And you can use ctrl + [ to send an escape character

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