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Apr
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comment Scroll shell output with mouse in tmux
Ukranian? (guessing by the i characters)
Mar
4
comment Open a text file in cygwin's VIM
Thank you very much.
Feb
25
comment Use another user's .vimrc and .vim/
Thank you for the ideas. I'll look into them.
Jan
25
comment Display image over SSH, no X
Thanks, this works for colour as well.
Jan
25
comment Display image over SSH, no X
Thanks. To use aalib, one must install (in Ubuntu) aalib1 and run it with asciiview file.jpg. That last command took me a while to figure out.
Jan
25
comment Magical mystery boot: Computer booting when lights turned on
Yes, they are 9 fluorescent bulbs being lit when the switch is flipped. Perhaps some "wake after power failure" thing is being activated by the sudden change in line voltage when the lights go on.
Jan
25
comment Magical mystery boot: Computer booting when lights turned on
I'm actually not looking for a solution but rather looking for what the 'trigger' is, i.e. how does the action of a finger on the lightswitch get conveyed to BIOS function which wakes the machine. I've eliminated every tangible object but the power cord by method of disconnect, and I've eliminated the power cord by method of "it is already energized, and the machine stays on when the lights go back off".
Jan
25
comment Magical mystery boot: Computer booting when lights turned on
You are right, it only starts up automatically when hibernated.
Jan
25
comment Magical mystery boot: Computer booting when lights turned on
It is in fact hibernated, and the secretary does use outlook (but only for email, there is no way that see even knows what the reminders are). I'll try to power it down and see.
Jan
25
comment Magical mystery boot: Computer booting when lights turned on
I'm not actually interested in curing it, but I am curious as to what signal is breaching a hypothetical envelope surrounding the machine. I've eliminated every tangible object but the power cord by method of disconnect, and I've eliminated the power cord by method of "it is already energized, and the machine stays on when the lights go back off".
Jan
25
comment Magical mystery boot: Computer booting when lights turned on
Thanks. There are no unusual sensors installed on the machine. It is a Fujistu Esprimo P1500 that we were unable to install Ubuntu on due to ACPI issues with the motherboard. Whoever made that motherboard didn't see fit to put their brand name on it in any location that I was able to find, but if it is critical then I could start probing Vista for the information.
Jan
23
comment Check site certificates from Linux CLI over SSH
Thanks. I'm having trouble with gnutls, so I asked on unix.SE. I'll get back to your very detailed answer as soon as I've got the issues with gnutls sorted. Thank you Grawity!
Jan
16
comment Function not running, but rather being inserted as text
@romainl: Please post your comment as an answer, so that I could accept it. You helped me locate the root of the issue. Thanks!
Jan
15
comment Function not running, but rather being inserted as text
Thanks, romainl, there is no eval support! I'll have a talk with the server admin. Could you post your comment as an answer so that I could accept it? Thanks.
Jan
14
comment Function not running, but rather being inserted as text
@Heptite: cpoptions=aABceFs. I'll google exactly what that means. Thanks.
Jan
14
comment Function not running, but rather being inserted as text
Thanks. Even <C-r>=1+2<CR> doesn't work (it prints 1+2 to the file). Note that upon pressing <C-r> I do see the expected " character to let me know that I've pressed <C-r>, but upon pressing = it disappears and the following characters are printed to the file.
Dec
28
comment How to diff VIM tmp file with extant file
Thank you Ingo!
Dec
27
comment How to judge (but not test) which monitors are good for sub-pixel rendering when turned on side?
Yes, the setting exists. But monitor subpixels are not necessarily linearly spaced, and monitor engineers might not have taken into account that some viewing angles will be above the 'height' of the monitor (to the left if the monitor is rotated counterclockwise). There are other considerations as well, such as the fact that most LCD pixels are far from square.
Dec
21
comment How to change string literals in Eclipse (from a VIM user)
Switching? Apostasy! Merely summing up the 'competition'. All married men so occasionally! Thanks, Romani, your posts are always insightful and helpful. Have a peaceful weekend!
Dec
21
comment How to change string literals in Eclipse (from a VIM user)
Thank you! I have tried all manners of VIM plugins but I think that I will be best off learning how Eclipse works, rather than trying to make Eclipse VIM. I think that you've worded my frustration perfectly with this: "Eclipse doesn't have the concept of text-objects".