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by SYSTEM
Sat Oct 31, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: CLI Discussions
Topic: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future

Yeah, "JPEG to PDF" use case is a more reasonable use for filters.

The main problem with use case filters is creating them. "Convert X to Y" creates a huge matrix of possible use cases. How are they all created, assigned to the right tools, and presented to the user?
by SYSTEM
Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:28 am
Forum: CLI Discussions
Topic: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future

@SYSTEM Would you like to see a CLI site (gather all scattered CLI tools from all over the web)? Somewhat. I can already find CLI tools for things I need to do (I e.g. make some automated image transformations with ImageMagick, and recently renamed a bunch of files with Swiss File Knife). I can see...
by SYSTEM
Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Internet Archive lawsuit
Replies: 7
Views: 2769

Re: Internet Archive lawsuit

Midas wrote:
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:09 am
That is a great piece of news. Deep respect for Brewster Kale for making it happen.
OT: Somehow Feedbro shows the sunglasses emoticon in your post in an absolutely gigantic size. (It usually renders them very big even normally, but this is whole another level: see the attachment...)
by SYSTEM
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: [solved] PreLoad Portable Office
Replies: 12
Views: 1472

Re: PreLoad Portable Office

The main reason why preloaders are rare these days is that they're a trade-off. They slow down Windows startup in order to speed up application startup. See https://devblogs.microsoft.com/oldnewth ... 0/?p=36223
by SYSTEM
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Vivaldi (Opera [inspired] browser alternative)
Replies: 132
Views: 227853

Re: Vivaldi (Opera [inspired] browser alternative)

Further good news: while manually updating my (so-called ' portable ') copy, I noticed that Uniextractor2 now recognizes the installer and easily unpacks it to a ' vivaldi.7z ' archive, which can then be further extracted to yield the relevant files for updating (as detailed above ), circumventing ...
by SYSTEM
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: CLI Discussions
Topic: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future

Andrew Lee wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:05 pm
- Assuming vevy wishes to reduct all his current entries, do we still want a live CLI site? Is there enough interest to make it viable?
IMO, without vevy's entries the CLI site would be so tiny that it wouldn't be very useful either and it would make the most sense to just pull the plug.
by SYSTEM
Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: CLI Discussions
Topic: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future

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by SYSTEM
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: CLI Discussions
Topic: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future

But let's try situations with more results. For example "hash" will probably have dozens of results. Your example is pushing it... I'd start by excluding old/ discontinued tools, because I want good coverage of algorithms. Do you? Chances are that you'll either want something that uses an already p...
by SYSTEM
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: CLI Discussions
Topic: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future

vevy wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:19 pm
Or like Reddit search.
Umm, Reddit search is notoriously unreliable. It's a long-standing meme to make jokes about how terrible it is. Example.
by SYSTEM
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: CLI Submissions
Topic: scrcpy (Android desktop emulator)
Replies: 11
Views: 2543

Re: scrcpy (Android desktop emulator)

Incidentally, I'm in the process of trying to replace my aging Axon 7 with a mint new Poco X3 , while struggling to decouple vanilla Android from the overbearing GApps framework -- something that could take me months... :confused: Are you aware of microG , an independent open source reimplementatio...
by SYSTEM
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: CLI Discussions
Topic: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Opinion Poll: CLI Database Filters and Future

What I mean about filters : Something like this . The ability to filter (only show) tools with (for example) size below 5M, open-source license that allow you to convert csv or compress pdf, etc. The idea is to also be able to filter by any other criteria like release date, current/discontinued, po...
by SYSTEM
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: Winamp Skin Museum
Replies: 5
Views: 802

Winamp Skin Museum

There is a website that shows screenshots of tens of thousands of old Winamp skins. https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2020/10/08/the-winamp-skin-museum-really-whips-the-llamas-ass/ The skins are a remnant from an era where tons of people created skins according to their tastes. There is a lot of rang...
by SYSTEM
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Unable to Update Windows 10
Replies: 8
Views: 1631

Re: Unable to Update Windows 10

Issues like this are usually caused by a corrupted install. Have you tried sfc /scannow ? It's a well-known tool to fix file corruption: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/929833/use-the-system-file-checker-tool-to-repair-missing-or-corrupted-system Also, what happened when you tried the Media...
by SYSTEM
Fri Oct 02, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: XP compatible software
Replies: 98
Views: 180971

Re: XP compatible software

More noting that the cat is out of the bag in terms of the code -- I just linked to engadget topically because they're (usually) good tech info. In that case, I disagree with your claim that the topic of open sourcing Windows "isn't relevant anymore" after the code leak. The code out there can't le...
by SYSTEM
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: XP compatible software
Replies: 98
Views: 180971

Re: XP compatible software

Here's why that's not really relevant anymore: Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft's OS history - https://www.engadget.com/windows-xp-source-code-leak-170715593.html I don't follow how that's really relevant for anything. The biggest thing the article mentions is that Windows XP ha...