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tmux is essential if you work with remote Linux servers. Suppose you are in a coffee-shop. Then, got a emergency call to fix server. You ssh in and start to work on it. After 1 hour, the coffee-shop is closing and you have to leave. If you close your laptop, you'll be disconnected.
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dear friends, if your post links to a website run by a company, i'll likely not plus it.

especially if:
* it's a big well known site.
* the subject is common, such as tech news, gadgets, smart phone, shit.

I prefer, and will plus:
* your own original work.
* personal websites, blogs.
* non-plebian subjects. Literature, art, letters...
* your own opinion, photo, personal story.
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#Unicode #Math circled {plus, times, …} ⊕ ⊖ ⊗ ⊘ ⊙ ⊚ ⊛ ⊜ ⊝ http://xahlee.info/comp/unicode_math_operators.html 
This page shows all math related symbols that exists in Unicode, and are grouped roughly by their purpose. Commonly used greek letters α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ ς τ υ φ χ ψ ω. (for complete list, see: Unicode: Greek Alphabet α β γ δ ε ζ η.) superscript ⁰ ¹ ² ³ ⁴ ⁵ ⁶ ⁷ ⁸ ⁹ ⁺ ⁻ ⁼ ⁽ ⁾ ⁿ ⁱ ...
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English Phonetics: IPA vs American Heritage Dictionary vs Merriam-Webster
http://wordyenglish.com/musing/voksa_sinxa_ciste.html
IPA, AHD, MW, Sample Words. ɑː, ä, ä, dark, heart, park, car, hark, father. ɑ, ŏ, 'ä, dot, pot, hot, pop, bob, body. æ, a, a, dad, bad, at, bat, pal, pat, add, cat, fat. ɛ, ĕ, e, bet, pepper, desk,fetch, neck. eɪ, ā, ā, ray, A, H, eight, take, date, bake, pain. ɪ, ĭ, 'i, it, dig, pig, drink ...
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my keys, f7 = chrome, f8 = Firefox, f9 = emacs, f10 = terminal.
How to for {Windows, Mac, Linux}
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This page shows you how to set a singe key to switch to your favorite app, for {Windows, Mac, Linux}. For example, set F8 to switch to browser, or terminal. There are 2 or 3 apps we use perhaps 80% of time. So, it's nice to set a single F key to switch to them.
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leda and the swan http://xaharts.org/index.html
Xah Arts. For latest, subscribe Xah's Arts Blog. Visual Arts Gallery. A Young Girl Defending Herself Against Eros Dore red ridinghood okladka1 dvndrb by papayafingers Xah's Visual Arts Gallery. Leda and the Swan. leda and the swan-2 Leda and the Swan. Batgirl Drawings ...
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#linux Virtual Console ⌨ 
 【Ctrl+Alt+F1】 to switch to it.
 【Ctrl+Alt+F7】 to exit
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In Linux, there are virtual consoles. Press 【 Ctrl + Alt + F1 】 to switch to it. To exit back to your desktop, press 【 Ctrl + Alt + F7 】. 【 Ctrl + Alt + F1 】 to 【 Ctrl + Alt + F6 】 are all virtual consoles. What's the use of Virtual Console? Why not just the terminal?
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Terminal 7 is the ancient traditional virtual console for the X server. systemd-logind and friends are changing the X server startup process to a scheme where they hand off control of the virtual console, rather than the server running as root and stealing it (this is basically the only thing the X server needs to run as root for any more). So they get to pick the virtual console, and they picked the sensible choice of using the one they were running on anyway (probably VT 1). It applies to non-startx situations too, but you can think of it as running the X server on the console you started X on.

This is all very new stuff but it's slowly taking shape, at last. Non-root X FTW!
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This module provides a way to search/replace a string by a pattern, known as Regular Expression or regex. Regex Functions. Python Regex Functions. For vast majority of uses, you want the .search(…) and .sub(…) and .split(…) functions. Regex Objects. Python Regex Object & Methods ...
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Space-cadet Keyboard & #Lisp Machine Keyboard Featuring 👍 👎 ☜ ☞ ⊖ ⊕ ⊗ ⊘ http://xahlee.info/kbd/lisp_keyboards.html
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The Moronicities of Typography: Hyphen, Dash, Quotation Marks, Apostrophe.
`gnu' ``TeX'' ‘abused’ “good” 「code」 ‹var› 【keybinding】

i heard, gnu emacs 25.x finally dropped the `function'.

 http://wordyenglish.com/musing/typography.html
#english #linguistics
This article discusses some issues in typography, especially those related to the dash and quotation marks. I've had some interest in typography since early 1990s of the Mac's Desktop publishing era. Basically, i avidly read books about fontography in libraries or Mac magazines such as MacUser ...
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Rage comics. Minimal artistic skill, depicting the most basic human emotions. What a wonder. http://xaharts.org/arts/rage_comics.html
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Exaggerated emotions as if drawn by a child, except that I could never draw that well when I was a child :)
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Oracle vs Google java copyright dispute. The source of the problem is the open source FSF fanatics and doctrine.
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It's 2015 and I still can't use Java 8 features in Android. That propagates to all my codebases.

Let's hope they announce some good news in that regard today (Google IO 2015)
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