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  • Irreal.org
    Website Irreal org I ll be moving my site from its old location shortly If you re looking for my new blog it s here If you re looking for my old blog it s here Date 2011 04 30

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/ (2016-04-25)
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  • Irreal | The minds had long ago come up with a proper name for it; they called it the Irreal, but they thought of it as Infinite Fun. That was what they really knew it as. The Land of Infinite Fun. –Iain M. Banks, Excession
    Org mode 1 Comment How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Posted on April 21 2016 by jcs If you re running a Linux system and sometimes experience an X crash Sacha has some advice on how to keep Emacs running Emacs is notoriously slow to start of course and that alone is reason enough to be annoyed when an X crash causes it to quit Even more annoying is losing data Sacha was having this problem so of course she set out to solve it Her method rests on starting Emacs in daemon mode That keeps things running even if X quits By starting Emacs at boot time all she has to do is connect to the Emacs server with emacsclient c when she logs into X After that everything is just like before but Emacs keeps running even if X dies There s a couple of gotchas so be sure to read Sacha s post for the details She also discusses how to get Emacs to start at boot time which isn t as trivial as one might hope Posted in General Tagged Emacs 1 Comment Which Key Posted on April 20 2016 by jcs Recently I came across this reddit post on which key I think Sacha mentioned it in one of her weekly Emacs News posts too The post reminded me that Kaushal Modi had recommended that I try it out after I d mentioned that I was using guide key for the same thing I finally got around to installing it from Melpa and giving it a spin Right now I m using the default install without any customization The first thing you notice is that you don t have to specify which keys to pop up help for it gives you a prompt for any key sequence if you don t finish typing it within a second The second thing you notice is that the display is nicer looking than guide key s If things like that matter to you you should take a look at screen shots from which key s GitHub page Notice that you can configure both the placement and the font faces of the pop up I was happy with guide key but I also like which key and will probably leave it installed It seems a bit snappier than guide key but that might just be a matter of the idle delay time If you aren t using either I encourage you to try them out They re perfect for bindings like Ctrl x r which have lots of seldom used completions Posted in General Tagged Emacs Leave a comment European Quotation Marks Posted on April 19 2016 by jcs I know about the French guillemets but being from North America I had no idea how varied punctuation marks are Here s an interesting summary of European quotation marks Quotation marks in Europe map pic twitter com xLmmajFHql Andrey Sitnik andreysitnik February 25 2016 Posted in General

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/ (2016-04-25)
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  • About | Irreal
    is a WordPress version of a blog also called Irreal that was originally hosted on Blogger I liked Blogger and have no complaints about it I simply wanted to host Irreal under my own domain and to tell the truth be able to use org2blog to publish it because I write all the posts in Org mode anyway and it s a lot easier to work with WordPress if you re writing in Org mode sinners May you write a blog about how to fast jump in emacs When i wirte code most time i can t jump fast use keyboard it may be slower slower than i use mouse i think perhaps something i havn t know like this printf s d how 2 3 fik if was in the start of this line i want quickly goto how 2 3 and delete it then add something else it may be slow or something else Can you write a blog about the special request John Stevenson Thanks for the mention of my Org mode articles on my blog I am really enjoying Emacs and Org mode especially they are both helping me to keep things simple and yet do great things I am currently working on articles to show how I create presentations as HTML5 web pages from Org mode files all without having to write any HTML CSS or JavaScript I am putting the resulting presentations up on the web via Github pages jr0cket github io Thank you jr0cket jcs I saw the first one it s in my queue of things to write about Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?page_id=15 (2016-04-25)
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  • Irreal | The minds had long ago come up with a proper name for it; they called it the Irreal, but they thought of it as Infinite Fun. That was what they really knew it as. The Land of Infinite Fun. –Iain M. Banks, Excession | Page 2
    looks like He covers four improvements Hiding emphasis markers Instead of seeing this is italics for example you just see this is italics Better bullets In lists like this one Org usually just uses ASCII characters for bullets Abrams shows how to replace that with the more appropriate character Better header bullets This change replaces the series of stars that mark headers with bullets of various sorts This optimization requires the org bullets package Better headers In this tip Abrams shows how to have different sizes for the various levels of headers Of course when you export an Org buffer most of these changes happen automatically so they re mostly useful if you are using screen captures in a video or just want to have nicer looking Org buffers UPDATE 2016 04 12 Tue 13 08 Karl Voit points to another excellent resource along the same lines Posted in General Tagged Emacs Org mode 4 Comments A Reminder from Kontra Posted on April 10 2016 by jcs Enough is enough California My quarterly reminder to citizens of California you ll be held responsible for Dianne Feinstein Kontra counternotions April 9 2016 Posted in General Tagged Privacy Leave a comment 75 Free Privacy Tools Posted on April 10 2016 by jcs Richard Patterson wrote to me about my article on privacy tools and suggested I take a look at his offering 75 free tools to protect your privacy online As Patterson says you won t need all these tools but you should probably have one from each category All of the offerings are free as in beer so there s little cost in trying them out I use several of the tools and have been very happen with them If you want people to stay out of your business and leave your data alone it s worth taking a look at the list to see if there s anything there that can help Each application has a short description and a link to help you decide which ones will work for you The application categories on the page are VPNs and Proxies Antivirus Backup and Storage File Encryption Disk Encryption Secure Messaging Password Managers Mail Encryption Ad Blockers Anonymizers Search Engines Disk Wiping Intrusion Detection Windows 10 anti spying Fake burner Email Social Media Privacy Mobile Apps Other Browser Extensions DNS Other Desktop Tools As you can see the categories cover most privacy security areas that concern those of us trying to keep the nosy parkers at bay Definitely worth taking a look at Posted in General Tagged Privacy Security Leave a comment A Hydra for the Org Agenda View Dispatcher Posted on April 9 2016 by jcs Abo abo has a great post that demonstrates a hydra for the Org Agenda view menu Instead of the ugly static menu you get a beautiful hydra that shows you the state of the toggles and other information It s that last bit that s significant here Hydra has a new extended doc

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  • Elisp Summary | Irreal
    like languages but don t know the particulars of Elisp this page will help you get up to speed If you re already familiar with Elisp you might enjoy reading through the page to discover new functions or capabilities This entry was posted in Programming and tagged Emacs Emacs lisp Bookmark the permalink Emacs for Prose Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=5167 (2016-04-25)
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  • jcs | Irreal
    Tagged Emacs Org mode 1 Comment How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Posted on April 21 2016 by jcs If you re running a Linux system and sometimes experience an X crash Sacha has some advice on how to keep Emacs running Emacs is notoriously slow to start of course and that alone is reason enough to be annoyed when Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs 1 Comment Which Key Posted on April 20 2016 by jcs Recently I came across this reddit post on which key I think Sacha mentioned it in one of her weekly Emacs News posts too The post reminded me that Kaushal Modi had recommended that I try it out after I d mentioned Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs Leave a comment European Quotation Marks Posted on April 19 2016 by jcs I know about the French guillemets but being from North America I had no idea how varied punctuation marks are Here s an interesting summary of European quotation marks Quotation marks in Europe map pic twitter com xLmmajFHql Andrey Sitnik andreysitnik February 25 Continue reading Posted in General 1 Comment A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Posted on April 18 2016 by jcs Grant Rettke over at Wisdom and Wonder has a useful post on how to get a Hyper key on any USB keyboard As Rettke says the Hyper key is the last modifier that s available almost exclusively for users My Emacs Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs 1 Comment The Demise of Midrange Computers Posted on April 17 2016 by jcs Eric Raymond ESR has an interesting post on the death of midrange computers Some time ago he predicted that in the future we would all carry around smartphone derived computers in

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  • Programming | Irreal
    excursion Semantics Posted on January 19 2016 by jcs Marcin Borkowski mbork has a useful heads up for Elisp programmers Starting with Emacs 25 1 save excursion will no longer save the mark state If you want to save the mark you should use save mark and excursion instead While reading mbork s post I Continue reading Posted in Programming Tagged Emacs 3 Comments Eight Sorts Animated Posted on January 5 2016 by jcs Animations showing the action of sort algorithms are common Indeed there s even one using Hungarian folk dancers The other day I stumbled across the best animation that I ve seen It s an animation of 8 different sort algorithms with 4 different Continue reading Posted in Programming Leave a comment Functional Programming Posted on January 1 2016 by jcs A couple of years ago I wrote about Kris Jenkins wonderful video that demonstrated interactive programming while building a Spotify client in Emacs Lisp It s one of my favorite videos and I m still seeing it mentioned as new people discover Continue reading Posted in Programming Tagged Emacs Lisp 2 Comments John Wiegley on Haskell Posted on November 17 2015 by jcs Almost every serious Emacser knows by now that John Wiegley has taken over as the Emacs maintainer Everyone appears united in their belief that this is a good thing and that Wiegley will be a great maintainer As you d expect Continue reading Posted in Programming Tagged Haskell 1 Comment SBCL 1 3 0 Posted on November 1 2015 by jcs The latest version of Steel Bank Common Lisp version 1 3 0 is out This version fixes a few bugs includes a port to Linux on ARM64 and includes a new optional interpreter See the NEWS page for details I compiled the

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?cat=9 (2016-04-25)
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  • Emacs | Irreal
    Comment Which Key Posted on April 20 2016 by jcs Recently I came across this reddit post on which key I think Sacha mentioned it in one of her weekly Emacs News posts too The post reminded me that Kaushal Modi had recommended that I try it out after I d mentioned Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs Leave a comment A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Posted on April 18 2016 by jcs Grant Rettke over at Wisdom and Wonder has a useful post on how to get a Hyper key on any USB keyboard As Rettke says the Hyper key is the last modifier that s available almost exclusively for users My Emacs Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs 1 Comment Some Comment DWIM Tricks Posted on April 14 2016 by jcs Raimon Grau over at puntoblogspot has a really useful quick tip on a couple of comment dwim features that I didn t know about He shows how to Comment out a blank line Remove an inline comment If you use comment dwim bound Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs Leave a comment An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Posted on April 12 2016 by jcs Dennis Ogbe whom I ve written about before has a nice example of why reproducible research matters If you ve read those previous posts you know that Ogbe is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at Purdue As such he reads papers Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs Org mode Reproducible research 1 Comment Using Org Mode Displays for Presentations Posted on April 11 2016 by jcs If you ve watched any of Howard Abrams excellent videos you may have wondered as others have how he gets the nice effects when he displays Org buffers

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?tag=emacs (2016-04-25)
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