xscreensaver, mpv, and drone videos

Sup all. So for a while i’ve had a folder with drone videos that i wanted to use as screensavers. So after a little digging in some xscreensaver and mpv settings i came up with this : mpv \ –shuffle \ –really-quiet \ –no-audio \ –fs \ –no-stop-screensaver \ –wid=$XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW \ $HOME/ss_videos/* as you can … Read More


Sup all just wanted to post a screenshot from my pi-hole setup. Just discovered this a couple of days ago while looking for a temporary setup to block ads network wide. Installed on an RPI 1 running raspbian Click image to enlarge Check out pi-hole for a cool tool for helping the eradication of ads.

Using android tablets as external monitors in linux

EDIT 2017-09-07 : created a script here that will do this autmogaically for you. Read on for full write up of how to do this. Sup all just as the name implies this article is a howto on using android tablets as external monitors. at the time of writing, here are my specs / what … Read More

Screenshot during a deep update

So i was just monitoring a deep update and figured i should just post what it looks like. Click to enlarge Top left : sudo emerge -uDNvt @world –with-bdeps=y –changed-deps –keep-going –verbose-conflicts Bottom left : ttyload Top center : htop Top right : atop Middle {center, right} && Bottom {center, right} : ttysys

Command line bar graph

sup i decided to write this command line bar graph (with portions taken from here) that shows graphs based on the amount of files and extensions in a dir (recursive or non-recursive). need came about due to not wanting to grep, sort and uniq certain folders at the time for what i was doing. here … Read More

Fortiswitch 224d-poe screenshot

now that i am back in i have decided to post an updated screenshot of the status page for no real reason. Click to enlarge

Forgotten admin password and a Fortiswitch 224d-poe

sup all so i’ve been working with a fortiswitch 224d-poe at home for a while when the thing went bat shit on me. When i tried to access the admin console i realized that i had forgotten the password. Below are the steps i used for wiping switch back to factory default with latest (as … Read More