November 30, 2018

How to use newlines and quotes with toot

I post a lot of updates to Mastodon using the CLI-client toot. And one thing that can be tricky to figure out is how to post content with newlines and quotes. Continue reading →

November 16, 2018

XMPP via the command-line with sendxmpp

sendxmpp is a XMPP client for the command-line. It’s basically a Perl-script and it’s intended to be an alternative to sendmail. Continue reading →

October 20, 2018

Automatically setting the relevant title for YouTube videos in mpv

I was annoyed with the static title “mpv” when I watch YouTube videos via mpv, so I made this little script that automatically sets the relevant title in mpv for me. Continue reading →

October 18, 2018

Launching MultiMC instances via Rofi

I play a lot of Minecraft, both vanilla and with mods, which is partly why I use the third party and open source launcher MultiMC. It’s a great launcher that lets you create various instances of Minecraft completely separated from each other in sandboxes. Continue reading →

October 17, 2018

Making a bootable USB with Windows in Linux using WoeUSB

WoeUSB is a tool that lets you /very easily/ create a bootable USB with Windows in Linux. It works with only one command, so there’s not much to write about. Continue reading →

October 16, 2018

Converting FLAC audio to OGG Vorbis

I almost always buy my music from Bandcamp these days (no affiliation—just a happy customer), it’s a DRM-free service that let’s you download the music in various formats, like FLAC and OGG Vorbis. Continue reading →

October 13, 2018

Grouping and sorting regular and symlinked folders before files with ls in zsh

By default ls sorts all folders, symlinked folders and files by name and not by type and then by name, which is very annoying and sometimes even confusing. Continue reading →

October 10, 2018

Cleaning up filenames with detox

Detox is a neat little command-line tool that helps you clean up filenames. It will either remove or replace weird character, like Á will be replaced with A, an empty space with _ and it’s even smart enough to replace CGI escaped ASCII characters like %20 with _. Continue reading →

September 29, 2018

Manage Pulseaudio with the Ncurses mixer ncpamixer

I wanted to record some audio the other day, but for some reason ALSA didn’t want to play nice with me. It sounded like I used a tin can as a microphone across a soccer field. Continue reading →

September 23, 2018

Launch Twitch streams via Rofi using Twitchy

I wrote this little script for Rofi that lets me launch Twitch streams using Twitchy. It requires Rofi, Twitchy and Streamlink to work. Continue reading →