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Supporting CUE files in MPD: syntactic and semantic consistency with standard formats for audio metadata

Support for CUE files in MPD and its clients is not as trivial and simple as it may appear, with respect to the syntactic and semantic consistency with the involved formats for audio metadata. As I am interested in this subject, I have done an extensive and detailed work on this issue, which is available […]

disktemp

The disktemp script can output and notify disk devices temperatures (reading SMART data) on a GNU/Linux system. The script output disk devices temperatures (echoing smartctl — so you do not need other tools or deamons such as hddtemp) and send a notification (using notify-send) when the temperature is over its limit. Outputs and notifies could […]

mdalerts, mdcheck

Here below are two useful Bash scripts to monitor mdadm software RAIDs on a GNU/Linux system. The mdalerts script is intented to output events detected by mdadm –monitor, thus it should be set in the PROGRAM line of the mdadm.conf file in order to be run by mdmadm. Arguments are passed by mdmadm. When mdadm […]

hddetach

The hddetach script is a Bash script to safely detach (umount+sync+stop) an external hard disk on a GNU/Linux system. The only argument $1 must be the label of a volume (partition) in the hard disk (e.g. MYDATA) which is mounted on the file system. The script gets the device path (e.g. /dev/sdb) of the disk […]

GNU IceCat 14.0.1 prebuild binaries tarball

A tarball containing the prebuild binaries of GNU IceCat 14.0.1, compiled by me for a GNU/Linux i386 system based on Debian stable, is available at the GNU IceCat downloads page of this site. Language files should be available at the Gnuzilla FTP site: ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnuzilla/lang/. Also see how to install GNU IceCat tarballs. Enjoy!

GNU IceCat 13.0.1 prebuild binaries tarball

A tarball containing the prebuild binaries of GNU IceCat 13.0.1, compiled by me for a GNU/Linux i386 system based on Debian Squeeze, is available at the GNU IceCat downloads page of this site. Language files should be available at the Gnuzilla FTP site: ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnuzilla/lang/. Also see how to install GNU IceCat tarballs. Enjoy!

GNU IceCat 10.0 prebuild binaries tarball

A tarball containing the prebuild binaries of GNU IceCat 10.0, compiled by me for a GNU/Linux i386 system based on Debian Squeeze, is available at the GNU IceCat downloads page of this site. Also see how to install GNU IceCat tarballs. Enjoy!

How to install GNU IceCat tarballs

To install a generic prebuild binaries tarball package just unpack it in a folder (which is usually already defined decompressing the file itself) and copy or move it (also renaming it if necessary) in a suitable position, usually into your /home directory or in the /opt system directory. Might also be necessary to change the […]

GNU IceCat 9.0.1 prebuild binaries tarball

A tarball containing the prebuild binaries of GNU IceCat 9.0.1, compiled by me for a GNU/Linux i386 system based on Debian Squeeze, is available at the GNU IceCat downloads page of this site. Enjoy! Update: Also see how to install GNU IceCat tarballs.

fSimpleX 3.0

fSimpleX version 3.0! Until August 2011, NoBlogs.org was using the LifeType blogging platform. So this blog was using fSimpleX, a free (GNU GPLv3) template for the LifeType blogging platform by al3xu5/dotcommon (based on the fSimple theme by Fredrik Fahlstad). The fSimpleX 3.0 template I was using is available at the fSimpleX downloads page of this […]