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My eye hurts. And I have a cold. Dang.

Posted 12-28-2010 at 03:41 AM by lupusarcanus (Lone Wolf)

It literally feels like I'm crying. But I'm not. Doesn't hurt too awful much, but it does make it harder to see stuff.
(Side note: What an awful picture. I'm tired, don't feel good -- and it's late at night. On a positive note, I totally look like a deer caught in headlights.)
Other than this weird "thing" (pink eye maybe?), I got the usual cold. I sure don't hope my job application gets accepted and I have to go in there feeling like this.
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Who needs a radio when I have a computer?

Posted 12-27-2010 at 08:31 PM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

I've been trying to record sound on my laptop for the past few days without decent results.

When first recording with the internal mike there was a decent amount of white noise in the background. I put this down to the mounting of the internal mike inside a device with many moving and vibrating components ( eg my fan and harddrive ). Audacity's noise removal filter did a good job but left me with some ugly artifacts that did not suit my needs.

Now I've tried an...
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Automatically set file date from EXIF data

Posted 12-27-2010 at 02:54 PM by jere21
Updated 12-27-2010 at 02:59 PM by jere21

You can set the creation date of a picture or video as its access and modification time: If the creation date was saved in the exif data of some media, you can extract it with "exiftool -ee -CreateDate" and then "touch" the file with that time.

To do this automatically save the following script e.g. as /usr/local/bin/exiftool_set_create_date
Code:
#!/bin/sh
# exiftool_set_create_date: set the file date from exif "Creation Date".
echo -n "$@:
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program for making cd with data

Posted 12-26-2010 at 08:08 PM by eagleye

Hi all,

Looking for a good flexible program to make (burn) cd's with data or DVD's. Also anything else I need. Not sure what is the best one to use. Thanks.

eagleye
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rsync server boot/control script

Posted 12-25-2010 at 12:14 AM by catkin

Hello

I couldn't find one to suit anywhere so wrote this.

It is not really needed during shutdown because all it does is send SIGTERM to all the rsync server processes and the Linux shutdown process does that anyway. rsync server processes are well behaved and do terminate quickly in response to SIGTERM so there's no need to check that the processes have terminated and escalate to SIGKILL (which the Linux shutdown process does anyway).

It is hardly...
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