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Hasufel
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Re: "xkcd.com/unixkcd" Discussion

Postby Hasufel » Thu Aug 05, 2010 3:06 am UTC

Still not updated since last Monday (#771).

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Re: "xkcd.com/unixkcd" Discussion

Postby dbmag9 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:53 am UTC

Now updated to #775.
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Re: "xkcd.com/unixkcd" Discussion

Postby darkspork » Thu Aug 12, 2010 3:55 am UTC

You would think this would be more or less automatic. I haven't met a programmer yet who would rather spend an hour doing some repetitive task than three hours programming a script to do it.
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Re: "xkcd.com/unixkcd" Discussion

Postby styrofoam » Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:27 pm UTC

darkspork wrote:You would think this would be more or less automatic.

This script was designed to sit on the homepage for 1 day.
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Re: "xkcd.com/unixkcd" Discussion

Postby Hasufel » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:49 am UTC

True, but if you're gonna keep the page running, at least keep it updated. It's still stuck at 775, and I haven't really missed it.

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Re: "xkcd.com/unixkcd" Discussion

Postby LeftClicker » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:53 am UTC

I was disappointed by the lack of text-only Counter-Strike. But I noticed that you can have unixkcds within unixkcds.
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Re: "xkcd.com/unixkcd" Discussion

Postby bleeding_Silence » Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:36 am UTC

Found a nice Self-Referential Bug in this:

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guest@xkcd:/$ sudo sudo
An internal error occured: RangeError: Maximum call stack size exceeded


Seems to be because of a recursion, since sudo <command> executes <command> with the property sudo = true.

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unixkcd

Postby the mishanator » Fri Apr 08, 2011 5:15 am UTC

when u type the command 'unixkcd' it opens a shell within the current "shell"... i wonder, is this by design?

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Re: unixkcd

Postby phlip » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:11 am UTC

Yes, that's an Easter egg in the page... there are a heap more.

In particular, the command "curl <URL>" (which, in real life, is a command to download a file) will open up a frame with that URL. Entering "unixkcd" is just a shorthand for "curl http://www.xkcd.com/unixkcd/". The command "irc" is also a shortcut to bring up that frame with a web-based IRC client, opening #xkcd.

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Re: unixkcd

Postby Menacing Spike » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:35 am UTC

sudo rm only takes effect for your session. Bah.
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Re: unixkcd

Postby the mishanator » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:52 am UTC

phlip wrote:In particular, the command "curl <URL>" (which, in real life, is a command to download a file) will open up a frame with that URL.

I noticed this with wget.

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Re: xkcd.com/unixkcd

Postby bundat » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:28 pm UTC

Just a heads up to any admin/mod/Randall:

"find kitten" (robotfindskitten.net) now redirects to a domain-parking site.

Sucks, I was just playing with it a week ago (or was it 2 weeks ago, I forget).

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Re: xkcd.com/unixkcd

Postby enderandrew » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:40 am UTC

I know this is a "Holy Necropost, Batman" but I'm trying to implement this as secret page on a new site I'm developing. But it starts up with:

Unable to load startup data. :-(

I've got two versions up, and neither are working fully/properly. Can someone help me?

http://blindscribblings.com/sekrit/index.html
http://blindscribblings.com/sekrit/index2.html
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