In the past I always avoided pulseaudio in favor of alsa (with apulse to use with Firefox).
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If your graphic card was manufactured in 2007 and newer, try uninstalling the xserver-xorg-video-intel package and use the builtin modesetting driver (xse...
I have built my PC and learnt some information that I want to put here. I could be wrong so please research each point on your own before using it.
1. Min Audiobook Player
The most common directories that hold executable programs are /bin, /sbin, /usr/sbin, /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/sbin. These directories are specified in ...
These are notes for my own use. If it helps you in any way it is great!
I always manage to fill up my /home folder with all kinds of unknown things and the act will make the whole system starved of space. Moving home to another p...
How to mount a samba share folder using command line mount in Linux is the act of associating a file system (a disk, partition, folder…) to a location in the...
Backports are repositories that have packages from newer sources (Testing and Sid) compiled so that it can work on older Debian versions.
All the credits go here: https://gist.github.com/yumminhuang/8b1502a49d8b20a6ae70
I want to experiment a bit with other terminal emulators as I have always used Terminator.
I am always familiar with using Ctrl + Shift to switch between input modes (switch typing language).
Environment (KDE, Gnome, XFCE…): the look and feel of a Linux
Oh my bash: a framework of Bash shell and extends its ability to install plugin and theme.
Instead of having to type a frequently used command, I can specify a “short word” (shortcut) to represent it. The “short word” is an alias.
Remove the title bar to get more screen space (like in Chrome).
I find these following shortcut keys essential.
1. Arandr for arranging multiple monitors
When using Raspberry as a headless server, eventually I will need to run some commands or apps at start up.
Why another Transmission guide: This is my seft-note. This guide focuses on giving more comprehensive information about permission.
Cron is for scheduling tasks.
To automatically change wallpapers after a period of time.
I get this table from a course by Colt Steele (best teacher ever!). Put here just as an easy to reach reference.
Please understand that I am no expert on font rederring, and this post is just a note for my future self in case I have to reinstall the whole system.
Since I always find any auto-generated menu is too busy, I need obmenu-generator to generate a menu with only items I need and display their associated icons.
Several days ago, I needed a screenshot of a small part of my screen. As usual I tried to open Shutter and found that the command shutter “is not found”.
My only focus is to parse my Gmail for .epub files (for my ebook converter server) and sort them to a folder. You can use it for any other file format.
The steps laying out here are distilled from my own trial and error. Hope it will help you! Download Raspbian image Because I run servers headless, there is ...
I have been using Raspberry Pi from the model B, 1st to the 3rd version of the board and have some interesting things to share in case someone is wondering w...
I have been using kindle for several years and used the GUI version of Calibre to convert ebooks then using Thunderbird to send the converted ebook to my kin...
I only use the Raspberry Pi for a headless server, so I need a email client for sending email.
After installing and configuring many things on my Raspberry Pi, it will be too much if I have to do it again. Backing it up is really a good idea.
First, change the content of the sources.list file.