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Kmix Gets Support for OSSv4

Up until now, KDE 4 users have had to use OSSv4 own sound mixer (ossxmix) to change volumes levels while within KDE. Recently though preliminary support for OSSv4 has been built into kmix. Testing The Open Source Sound system is a sound system for *nix operating systems built on the original OSS format. A number […]

A Better Link

Update: This script has been updated, look at it, here.

Dedicated Home Partition

Intro How to use the same home partition for reinstalling a distro or using a new distro but wanting to use the same home partition (i.e. preferences, Documents…) Before Installing Find the user and group id’s (uid and gid) on your current distro before reinstalling/adding new distro and write them down: id And the username […]

Desktop Yank

Every now and then I get the urge to put up my desktop, so here it is. Not much different (like the kcheckgmail and ktorrent thing). Haven’t got to updating to 4.3 yet because I’m going to have to do a full reinstall soon (don’t really need RTM anyhow). I got a computer that didn’t […]

Week of bash scripts – rps and commentstrip

These two scripts will respectively: find if a program is running, and strip-comments from text files. The first is useful if you need to see if the program is running or if you need to kill the process with it’s id, comment strip is a good tool to use if posting configurations on forums as […]

Week of bash scripts – grok and cdf

These two scripts are two different find commands. The first (grok) will list all files in a directory recursively that contain a matched string; the second will locate a file/folder and the change to it’s directory. Neither of these are mine (though slightly edited), I’ve gotten them from the Arch forums where they have a […]

Week of bash scripts – newx and bgcmd

Here are two scripts: one, that helps improve gaming performance, and the other to free up the terminal. I’ve talked about the later before, but I got a new trick up my sleeve. However, before I go any further, I’d like to point out how to use bash scripts so that they are easily accessible, […]

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