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26 November / / cli / software / imap
Disconnected IMAP So, in an effort to get to the office earlier, I decided to try to figure out how to do disconnected IMAP. Well, the route I took was to use a tool called <a mailsync which is a cool tool to allow you to sync IAMP mailboxes. So, my tack is to sync it down to my laptop, and read the email on the bus. I sync email down
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23 November / / cli / software / screensaver
Screen Saver? Yes! So, a while back I found a screensaver which is meant for the command line. It is called tss. The latest version is 0.8.1, and it is looking pretty cool. Under screen 4.0 or higher, there is a command called idle which is set in seconds. By default, it uses screen’s built in lockscreen function, but if you define the environment variable LOCKPGR, then you can call something else.
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22 November / / cli / software / rss
RSS Reader: Raggle Well, after getting some time over the US holiday to try to get raggle built, I gave up. I am guessing that Fedora Core 5⁄6 are not very ruby friendly yet, as I could not find everything I needed very easily. I was able to get it almost all the way there, but I could not get the ruby-Ncurses rpm to build, and I am very strict about
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02 November / / cli / software / rss
Another RSS reader? Well, it seems that someone is reading this after all. So, tonight I have been given a pointer to raggle (http://www.raggle.org). I guess I need to install ruby to try it out… Thanks to Philip McClure for the pointer. Updates after I try it out some…
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Window Managers? Why would a web site dedicated to the CLI have a section on Window Managers? Well, simple. Some times, you just have to have X running. Some web sites I have to do research at use Flash, or photo editing/managing, or my iPod (none of the CLI tools let me manage play lists very easily). Plus, I cannot get the same resolution on the console as I can under