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Posted 09-26-2015 at 08:40 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-30-2016 at 12:45 PM by the dsc (recycling)

☻☻☻ Pipeing youtube-dl output to a given player (and having it as a mini-script)

youtube-dl -f ${2:-5} $1 -q -o - | mpv -
The first parameter is the youtube url, for a single video, and the second, optional, the quality code, like "best", "worst", or a given number. The default there (5) is the 240p flv.

Just "mpv youtube-URL" was supposed to work, but isn't working right now for me. It says the youtube-dl version is old,...
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RaspAnd – Build 3 150924 – with Google Play Store

Posted 09-24-2015 at 01:49 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 09-24-2015 at 02:42 PM by exton (More INFO)

NEWS about RaspAnd 150924 - I finally managed to include Google Play Store
I have compiled yet another Android 5.1 Lollipop system which can run on Raspberry Pi 2. I call “my” new system RaspAnd Build 3. My first version of RaspAnd is from 150405 and my second from 150527. The following useful apps are pre-installed in Build 3 of 150924: Google Play Store, Aptoide App Manager (as an alternative to Google Play Store), Terminal Emulator, AIDA64, Geekbench, WinZip, FileManager, Rotation Control...
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Killed my xserver - here is a quick fix

Posted 09-21-2015 at 08:23 AM by WestCoastSunset

Delete your xorg.conf and reboot.

Actually, I just logged in as root and moved it to my home folder. I wanted to compare the new configuration file, which gets autogenerated, to the mangled config, which got that way when I tried to get Jedi Outcast running.

I did have to reset the resolution as it was on 640 x 480 (This is the default resolution for Jedi I think)

This is something in which there is no windows equivalent. Which for some nerdy...
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Adding a new GPG key

Posted 09-20-2015 at 07:21 PM by jere21
Updated 09-20-2015 at 07:45 PM by jere21

ii  gnupg          1.4.19-3   amd64 GNU privacy guard - a free PGP replacement
ii  gnupg-curl     1.4.19-3   amd64 GNU privacy guard - a free PGP replacement (cURL)
ii  hopenpgp-tools 0.14.1-1   amd64 hOpenPGP-based command-line tools
ii  parcimonie     0.8.4-2    all   privacy-friendly helper to refresh a GnuPG keyring
ii  enigmail       2:1.8.2-3  amd64 GPG support for Thunderbird and Debian Icedove
ii  signing-party  2.1-1      amd64 Various OpenPGP related
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My Wife and Best Friend died today.

Posted 09-18-2015 at 01:36 PM by Habitual
Updated 09-19-2015 at 07:06 AM by Habitual

Mrs. Wanda Jones died in her sleep on Sept. 18, 2015 at 04:10 AM EDT.
Just 3 days after our 20th Anniversary.

I feel like 1\2 of me is missing.
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