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This is the first "blog" of any kind I've ever had, so it's probably not the greatest...

Just a little snippet about me:

I'd like to consider myself relatively tech-savvy; obviously I use Linux (Arch to be precise; K.I.S.S. FTW), and I enjoy learning new things about computers in general (both software and hardware-related).

This blog is mostly just for whenever I feel like telling the world about my experiences with computers/Linux (or just life in general), or just posting for the hell of it.

Tech burnout?

Posted 01-30-2011 at 01:16 PM by MrCode
Updated 01-30-2011 at 01:25 PM by MrCode
Tags boredom, bsd, linux, unix

I've been feeling kinda depressed (more so than usual ) over the past few days...I've just recently gotten over a cold, and I may actually still be getting over it, so that could be part of the problem, but I also think it may have to do with the fact that I haven't really done much *new* WRT computers/Linux recently. I mean, I took my old "clunker" computer (the one with no discrete GPU and about 256 MiB of RAM) and loaded FreeBSD on it (I heard about how Arch's init scripts...
Posted in Miscellaneous
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Something to do if you're REALLY bored...

Posted 01-03-2011 at 12:30 AM by MrCode
Updated 01-03-2011 at 12:40 AM by MrCode
Tags boredom

I've come up with a little something you can do with dd and SoX if you're really bored and can't think of anything else to do:

$ dd if=<whatever file here> of=<whatever output file here> bs=<1024/512>k skip=<# of MiB to skip through the file (or in increments of 0.5 MiB if you supplied 512k as the block size)> count=<MiB of content (or in increments of 0.5 MiB)>
$ play -q -t raw -s -b 16 -v 0.03125 -c 2 -r 48k <output file from dd>
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