LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Blogs
User Name
Password

Notices

Old

Simple "at"-like script thingie to run other things at a given time

Posted 05-31-2014 at 01:00 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 05-31-2014 at 01:16 PM by the dsc (bad phrasing/grammar)
Tags lazyness

Code:
#!/bin/bash
now=$(date +%s)
then=$(date --date "$1" +%s)
sleep $((then-now))
I was just tired to try to figure the syntax and usage of "at", when I just wanted gxmessage to pop up to remind me of something.

Usage: "when 17:20 && gxmessage whatever or whatever you want to start at 17:20"

Change "when" to whatever name you wish to call it. Perhaps "by" is more grammatically...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 238 Comments 0 the dsc is offline
Old

Slackware-14.1-Hacks-ClamAV/ClamTk

Posted 05-30-2014 at 08:08 PM by arniekat

ClamAV is an Open Source anti-virus application and ClamTk is the Graphical User Interface for ClamAV.

Before creating the clamav package or installing the package set, create the clamav user and group:

You need to create a "clamav" user and group - SlackBuilds.org suggests uid=210 and gid=210.

# groupadd -g 210 clamav
# useradd -g clamav -s /bin/false -u 210 clamav

Compile the following from SlackBuilds.org in the following...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 650 Comments 0 arniekat is offline
Old

How to transfer seeding of uTorrent files to Ubuntu LTS 14.04

Posted 05-30-2014 at 01:00 AM by Peter T

Not only a rookie on Linux, but uTorrents as well.
I am the initial seeder of a dozen+ torrents.
Need help on the transfer process from Win7 to Ubuntu.
Thanks
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 290 Comments 0 Peter T is offline
Old

Possible key mechanism to disable xscreensaver automatically when watching youtube and the like

Posted 05-29-2014 at 08:07 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

I haven't even tried it yet, it just looks like a good candidate method to mess with eventually:

Code:
top p $mplayer_pid -bd 0.25 n 3 | grep $mplayer_pid | awk '{print $9}'
I saw it here:
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-...4-start-0.html

That would give "larger than zero" numbers when mplayer is playing (I think Debian's/current "top" syntax is a little bit different and requires "b" and "d" separated,...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 219 Comments 0 the dsc is offline
Old

Lessons Learned, Applied

Posted 05-29-2014 at 03:25 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 05-29-2014 at 10:16 AM by rocket357

I decided to take the move to Seattle as an opportunity to completely rebuild my home network and harden/update/reinforce particular areas I felt needed attention in my last configuration. A fresh install of OpenBSD-5.5 ensured that nothing from the old configuration remained (partially because I upgraded to a larger CF card, and partially because I just felt like cleaning house completely).

First off, I had a single port that was trunked to the switch, with multiple vlans running...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 260 Comments 0 rocket357 is offline

  



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:57 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration