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I'm one of the elected moderators on Unix & Linux.
I currently work as a software developer, supporting bioinformatics and biomedical research. I've been using various Unix systems since around 1992. Privately, I'm using a mix of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and macOS, but my workplace mainly uses Ubuntu Linux and Alpine Linux.
Two beautiful things in Unix:
- Pipelines, and
- The pattern-action mechanism of
A script I wrote and that I'm using daily when answering questions on the Unix & Linux site:
- Shell toolbox: provides a
shellcommand that creates a "temporary shell" in a disposable directory and clean environment. Useful for testing things with.
I want to write an
ed(1) clone. I'm doing my best to learn toki pona (a conlang).
I'm a Dvorak keyboard user, but generally a nice guy, really.
"Nothing new will be said here, nor have I any skill in composition. Therefore I do not imagine that I can benefit others. I have done this to perfume my own mind." -- Śāntideva, Bodhicaryāvatāra
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