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Window Manager for tty? The package screen is
something that has been around for a long time.
With screen, you can have many session running on on tty, and you can
switch to another session with out touching a mouse. With the proper
configuration, you can get notified if there is some change (like if
you have a IM client up) or if there is no output (say, if you are
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
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.
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
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…