Sunday, August 31, 2008

gtkpod Extract

The perfect extraction format string for gtkpod:

%a/%A/%a - %A - %T - %t.mp3

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Bare floor

Preparing for new carpet

Have to move all furniture off the carpet so that new carpeting can be
installed. Fun...

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Hospital waiting room pager

These "pagers" are a pretty cool idea. You'll know if they call for
you even in the bathroom.

Friday, August 22, 2008


I like my Schticker even though it isn't a perfect fit.

/lib/cryptsetup/cryptdisks.functions patch (One line edit)

I use full disk encryption with Xubuntu. Adding one line to /lib/cryptsetup/cryptdisks.functions makes life so much easier. Now I know for sure which partition I'm being prompted to unlock.

--- cryptfunctions.orig 2008-08-22 08:53:21.000000000 -0500
+++ cryptdisks.functions 2008-08-22 08:41:38.000000000 -0500
@@ -266,6 +266,7 @@
tried=$(( $tried + 1 ))
+ echo "LUKS Source: $src"
if test "x$INTERACTIVE" != "xyes" ; then
PARAMS="$PARAMS --key-file=$key"
cryptsetup $PARAMS luksOpen $src $dst <&1

The line in bold is my lame little addition.

Monday, August 18, 2008

VIM on the iPhone

Up-left = Esc

Took me forever to figure that out. If only I had found this first.

Friday, August 15, 2008

Screen Shot

Xubuntu (Hardy) Screen Shot showing Firefox 3 at while Having my iPhone 3G Backed-up by iTunes Running on Windows XP under VMWare Workstation on my Dell Latitude D830