Posts Tagged professional

openbox followMouse essential configuration

Focus-follows-mouse coupled with the disabled Raise-on-focus window property is a mode of operation for a window manager, highly targeted at the professional use, unheard of in the Microsoft Windows world. Yet, it takes some fine configuration tweaks to get it to the prime-time.

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“Scripting” is not sloppy “programming”

Every time I need to mention some automation development work while talking to a client, I find myself overly watchful not to say the words “scripting” or “script” excessively. That’s how much of “sloppiness” is felt to be connotative to those terms in the public opinion. Ergo, you can see how glad I was to […]

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System administration: How to start?

Today, a good friend of mine Nikolai Dyumin, a seasoned PhD in mathematics, asked me of a recommended book on the Unix system administration topic. Immediately I recalled of the “Unix System Administration Handbook” by Evi Nemeth “and kids” paper back sample of the 2nd edition I have had and praised a lot since my […]

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