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Kilteroff
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:03 pm    Post subject: I don't know what I don't know. Reply with quote

Hi all :)

So in the hopes of not being like, the metaphorical arch user who's been on for years but never heard of aur, I was curious what are peoples favorite tools and programs that are commonly used but perhaps not referenced in the various wiki's and manuals?
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szatox
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Let the fun begin:

screen - allows you to run several apps in a single terminal, detach session, logout (leaving all jobs started inside screen running), go to another terminal, attachexisting session and carry on from different location. Also, saves the day if your ssh session fails while you're running emerge -e world on remote machine :lol: .
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666threesixes666
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

mosh, sftp.... ufw is starting to crop up on my systems.....
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mrbassie
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

666threesixes666 wrote:
mosh, sftp.... ufw is starting to crop up on my systems.....


Did you have to do any tinkering? I couldn't get it to start.

@op: uam for automounting. That's about it for me.
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SirRobin2318
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gentoo specific; genlop, eix, equery.
depending on your needs, you might want to look at: tmux, ack, zsh, vim, xmonad.
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666threesixes666
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Ufw yeah, i documented my tinkering too
https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Mosh
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mrbassie
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

thnx
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