Have a webcam or a TV tuner? Need to test it to make sure it’s working? Have some video files you want to combine? You’d be surprised what the command line tool cat can do. Test a webcam or TV Tuner: # cat /dev/v4l/video0 > /tmp/vidtest.mpg (Note, your device may be video1 or similar.) Wait […]
Tag Archives: Linux
Here’s a flyer I created for the Southeast Linuxfest. It lists the speakers, and has pull tabs at the bottom. Enjoy! SELF Flyer PDF
One of the things you’ll notice about Linux distros is that they often have different color schemes for the command line. I always found Gentoo’s default to be head and shoulders above all others. That’s great if you’re using Gentoo, but what if you don’t? Well this post includes the full Gentoo .bashrc file (as […]
Installing Linux on Software RAID in 10 Steps. While this guide is primarily targeted at Gentoo, the concepts and core operations apply to any distro. This guide is a hybrid of several sources, including the Gentoo wiki (which seems to come and go and come and go…) as well as my own notes from doing many Gentoo installs on Software RAID over the years.
This is my LIRC (Linux Infrared Remote Control) setup on my desktop. I have a Hauppauge WinTV PVR-250 tuner. In my setup, I have configured LIRC to work with Amarok, MPlayer, and MythTV.