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1. Pusa sa Kalye

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hindi ko malimutan
pusang nasagasaan
tatlong kuting sa daan
wala nang mapuntahan

- More tanaga. Waah, poor cats. 2005.03.19

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2. Bituin

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bituin daw kanyang mata.
rosas daw kanyang labi.
mukha raw s'yang diwata.
ay! baliw yung nagsabi!

ABAB rhyming this time.

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3. Living with ratpoison

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I use the wonderfully minimalist ratpoison window manager. Unlike most window managers, ratpoison leaves my shortcut keys alone. I can do everything without lifting my hands from the keyboard.

The important parts of my ~/.Xsession are simply:

emacs &
exec ratpoison

This is my ~/.ratpoisonrc

escape F11

Whenever I start up X, I get Emacs in full-screen mode. I can use F11 c to create a terminal window. If I need to refer to another application, I use F11 :split and :hsplit to arrange my screen. F11 :only returns to my one-window layout.

ratpoison doesn't deal well with window-y applications like the GIMP, but that's what the :tmpwm command is for. I usually switch to FVWM with :tmpwm fvwm when I need to use GIMP, then exit FVWM to return to my ratpoison environment when done.

Great stuff. Glad Clair's checking it out.

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