I'm playing around with different Raspberry Pi images to use as a base for a kiosk project I'm working on. So far I have created a prototype that works fine and now I'm working on creating a custom image for further development of the project. This is the first post with notes on that endeavour.More →
TL;DR I got 10.2-STABLE to boot on Model B+ and 11-CURRENT to boot on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B.More →
You know all those funny GIFs with sequences from movies? I got curious and wanted to see how I could create one of my own.
This is a simple way to do it utilizing ffmpeg in conjunction with gimp or imagemagick.More →
A short note to self about redirection of stderr to stdout in bash since I keep forgetting about the
&> shorthand and sometimes mix up the order when redirecting to file.
A quick way to get a sense for read/write performance is to utilize the
A quick note about two tools that comes in handy if you need to quickly and easily create a screencast. Either a full on video with audio using recordscreen.py or as a simplistic gif animation using byzanz.
A very nice way of explaing something is to record the activity from a terminal window and turn it into a gif. To do this easily you could download and use the
byzanz-record-window script from this forum thread comment.
It's quick to setup a new server and invite people. The server settings are easy to figure out and administer.
I did not have the opportunity to try out the API.More →
Having trouble with black screen after resuming from suspend in Linux Mint 17.1? Linux Mint 17.1 is built on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) so this might be applicable for that also.
Anyways, the problem seems to be resolved by creating a
pm-action hook (see
man pm-suspend for details).