Get a nice urxvt windows with a fixed font and lovely colors. urxvt -fn "fixed" +sr +st -fg "#FFFFFF" -bg "#000033" -bd "#302c64" \ -ip +sb -title "*-Home-${HOME}-Shell-${SHELL}-Display-${DISPLAY}*" \ -tint DarkSlateGrey -fade 50 -fadecolor redurxvt -fn "fixed" +sr +st -fg "#FFFFFF" -bg "#000033" -bd "#302c64" \ -ip +sb -title "*-Home-${HOME}-Shell-${SHELL}-Display-${DISPLAY}*" \ -tint DarkSlateGrey -fade 50 …

I recently installed FreeBSD 10 in VMware and I had problems getting the mouse and keyboard to work with Xorg. I solved this in the following manner. I added these four lines to my /etc/rc.conf file. moused_enable="NO" moused_nondefault_enable="NO" hald_enable="YES" dbus_enable="YES"moused_enable="NO" moused_nondefault_enable="NO" hald_enable="YES" dbus_enable="YES" The /etc/rc.conf file looks like this. hostname="deusexmachina" ifconfig_em0="DHCP" ifconfig_em0_ipv6="inet6 accept_rtadv" sshd_enable="YES" # …

I am enjoying using Linux now that there is even more malicious software attacking Windows 7. Sure that operating system is good, but it is very annoying to have to constantly update Windows with security patches and update virus definitions all of the time, we should be free of this by now, if Microsoft could …