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A runc script to create a debian repository

Posted 09-07-2013 at 07:25 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-07-2013 at 07:29 PM by rainbowsally (added link)

Today's Features
  • A debian package repository creator.
  • Testing runc as a shell function (direct execution of C/C++ code).

[See also "Run C/C++ code as a script"]

I took kubuntu for a spin (installed on an old computer) to see if I could convert it to mint after kubuntu was installed. The kubuntu installer was a little better.. by a mainingful notch, at least for the...
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Ditch Deja Vu Sans Condensed, use Liberation Sans, and be happy

Posted 03-09-2013 at 07:01 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 03-09-2013 at 07:02 PM by the dsc (gruesome spelling mistake)

I used to like the condensed variant of Deja Vu, which is the default font (in the regular variation) for many linux distributions/DEs I guess. I've always disliked the regular variant, I find it too wide, while the condensed is very nice to look at. It's quite a hassle to actually use it everywhere though, either the font is buggy, or the apps that read it are buggy. I think it's the former as other fonts with two "nested subtypes/variants" work (such as liberation). The GUI settings...
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KDE Utils: new.exec, shell-exec (for ENTER & click on executables)

Posted 01-28-2012 at 04:08 AM by rainbowsally

[This post includes some test data showing what's wrong in KDE and a peek into the configuration files for various file types.]

Let's start with a program that writes programs. This is 'new.exec'.

file: new.exec (executable)
purpose: create a skeleton of a clickable shell program with an 'exec' extension.
# creates a new exec file named $1.exec that does $2

cd_here='cd `dirname
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KDE Utils: cleanup, hlp

Posted 01-23-2012 at 08:16 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 01-23-2012 at 08:19 AM by rainbowsally

  • Cleanup old backup files quickly with feedback on operations being done.
  • Outstanding doc viewer that doesn't tie up your terminal.
See the link below for the "how and why" to install these as symlinks in your HOME/bin folder. Need functions for 'browse', 'launch', 'tofile'? It's all here.
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KDE Utils: new.image <format>

Posted 01-19-2012 at 11:21 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 01-19-2012 at 11:32 PM by rainbowsally

More 'new' funcs for KDE. Most of these will work with other Window managers but some rely on KDE gui apps so we'll call these KDE utilities.

These posts may also be of interest or may fill in some blanks if any of this post seems to be missing some pieces.

Personal HOME/bin installer/uninstaller, no superuser req'd here and reason for 'new(dot)' file (or file set) creation:
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