I wanted to convert an Flash Video (flv) file from YouTube to MP3. The first tip I found essentially streamed the original file into a different file:
By Rowan Rodrik, 4 years ago, on March 10, 2009, at 21:03 |
On my new laptop (a Lenovo T61) I was still using the default Gentoo prompt in Bash. This was kind of a shame since my last Gentoo installation (on what is now my sister's Ubuntu machine) had a beautifully customized prompt. It was time to dig up the old escape codes.
By Rowan Rodrik, 4 years ago, on December 05, 2008, at 00:12 |
XTerm is my favorite terminal emulator and I love GNU Screen. So, imagine my joy when I found out that Screen can persistently show window captions ([Ctrl+A]: caption always).
By Rowan Rodrik, 4 years ago, on December 04, 2008, at 22:12 |
XTerm is know to most X-Windows users as that ugly terminal with the strange scrollbar and the unreadable font. And it doesn't even have tabs! But, I think it's the best damn terminal emulator in the world. It just doesn't appear that way at first.
By Rowan Rodrik, 4 years ago, on November 27, 2008, at 23:11 |
Even though, strictly speaking, I should be using favicons in anything but Windows' ICO format and refer to them from a <link>-tag at any location other than /favicon.ico, I sometimes like to help Microsoft break the web by putting an ICO file at the location that they reserved for it (/favicon.ico).
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on September 04, 2008, at 00:09 |
Just a quick one-liner I used to download a bunch of MIDI files from an on-line listing of Chopin MIDIs:
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on August 27, 2008, at 23:08 |