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Shut Down As A Service

What if a systemd boot service units were to shut down the computer?

MIDI network between Linux and Amiga

Small tools in C for Linux and Blitz Basic 2 for Amiga to transfer files over serial MIDI link.


Group show featuring Dynamo, and Clive workshop, in Zagreb, Croatia.

JACK on top of Pulseaudio

In which the usual heirarchy of audio APIs on Linux is inverted.

Setting up a Tor gateway

"Snooper's charter" bill becomes law, extending UK state surveillance.

Video encoding tips

I think I found that a better way.

/etc/fstab line for less sucky vfat USB pen drive

udev provides a /dev/disk/by-id/ unique to each drive.


DVD production using a Free Software toolchain.

Kernel Oops: kswapd0 exited

Journalling filesystems (hopefully) to the rescue.

Dual-head and TV-out on an ASUS W3H00N

Xorg configuration on GNU/Linux/Gentoo with ATI hardware.

I'm installing Gentoo

4 Linux installs on 1 computer, why that sounds like a fine idea!

xargs is handy

More flexible than wildcards.