kdecherf (git)-[blog] %

xrandr+udev: hotplug an external screen no matter which output it is

Fri 16 January 2015

Hey world this is my first post of the year, I hope I will break my record of 2 posts for the last year.

Going back to the first days of my current laptop (it is still alive!), I found a post[1] to automatically activate an external screen when ...

Goodbye Webcam

Thu 30 October 2014

I have suspected my webcam to have an electrical default for a while. As a result I used to have plenty of USB connect/disconnect/error events in the kernel journal like the following lines:

kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full-speed USB device number 123 using ehci-pci ...

Building Couchbase from source on Exherbo

Tue 30 September 2014
exherbo,

Hey this is my first post of the year, happy new ye... oh wait. As of now Couchbase can't be packaged in Paludis/Exherbo due to the lack of support of git-repo. So if we want to play with this soft we need to build it manually from source ...

Import Paypal transaction history in HomeBank

Wed 18 December 2013
UPDATE 2014/03/16: updated sed line to remove the header of initial csv file.

Wow, it's been a long time since my last post. Few days ago I found a cool free and open-source (and cross-platform) software for personal accounting: HomeBank[1].

This tool works well but the ...

Mutt: a lightweight sidebar patch for heavy folders

Thu 25 July 2013
UPDATE 2014/06/07: patched the patch for Mutt 1.5.23

Hey, I'm back after "several" busy days to show you a little tip of my virtual set "Leave Gmail". In case you have several folders with a lot of emails (more than 10,000 per folder) like ...