cplay with flac support in gentoo

cplay is an awesome media player for the command line since its pretty straight forward with support for multiple formats. below ill show you how to add flac support in gentoo to cplay. first off, here is a copy of the .cplayrc file taken from the gentoo cplay wiki: PLAYERS = [ FrameOffsetPlayer(“ogg123 -q -v … Read More

updated xorg conf

updated xorg conf with composites added: Section “ServerLayout” Identifier “Layout0” Screen 0 “Screen0” InputDevice “Keyboard0” “CoreKeyboard” InputDevice “Mouse0” “CorePointer” EndSection Section “Files” FontPath “/usr/share/fonts/misc/” FontPath “/usr/share/fonts/Type1/” FontPath “/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/” FontPath “/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/” RgbPath “/usr/lib64/X11/rgb” EndSection Section “Module” Load “dbe” Load “extmod” Load “type1” Load “freetype” Load “glx” EndSection Section “InputDevice” Identifier “Keyboard0” Driver “kbd” Option “AutoRepeat” “500 … Read More

new screenshot – gentoo + e 16.8.10

this screenshot is with composite enabled (true transparency). desktop resolution of 1920×1200 scaled to 1600×1000 screenshot: warning: image is large the term window on the left & right are mrxvt with trans enabled (Mrxvt.opacity: 40 & Mrxvt.opacityDegree: 75) mplayer is playing thx-1138 behind the term on the right and firefox. shadows are enabled in e16 … Read More

simple strace wrapper

from using strace (thanks mike), i have learned that its easier to just have a makeshift wrapper for it that will automatically handle all the fun and dirty stuff for you (not that there is much). #!/bin/bash # debug strace wrapper # saves output to temp in the form of /tmp/$1.$$ # “/path/to/command” can be … Read More

sample .mrxvt file

below you will find a copy of the .mrxvt (materm) config file for my user # # —————————– TAB-BAR OPTIONS —————————— # # Mrxvt.bottomTabbar: True Mrxvt.autohideTabbar: True Mrxvt.minVisibleTabs: 8 Mrxvt.hideButtons: True Mrxvt.syncTabTitle: True # Mrxvt.syncTabIcon: true Mrxvt.titleFormat: %n. %t Mrxvt.highlightTabOnBell: True Mrxvt.itabBackground: #000000 Mrxvt.tabBackground: #000000 Mrxvt.itabForeground: #909090 Mrxvt.tabForeground: #9a9a9a # Mrxvt.tabbarPixmap: tabbarbg.png # Mrxvt.tabUsePixmap: false … Read More

…..parts of the desktop auditory support system…….

the new amp on the desk and some of the headphones amp: warning: image is large this is a darkvoice tha336i with stock tubes headphones: warning: image is large from left to right: sony mdr-v150, kenwood hs-5, akg k340 & sennheiser hd 535 (not mine)

sample rtorrent.rc file

this is a sample rtorrent.rc file to be put in ~/.rtorrent.rc # Maximum and minimum number of peers to connect to per torrent. min_peers = 40 max_peers = 100 # Same as above but for seeding completed torrents (-1 = same as downloading) min_peers_seed = 10 max_peers_seed = 50 # Maximum number of simultanious uploads … Read More

technical difficulties

for the past couple of days and the next couple of days, the site may be experiencing some “blips” while hosting company is changed. yay to dreamhost.