Category Archives: Geek

Yet Another Series

The previous posts were titled Yet Another …, which is to say that instead of using what was probably out there already, I took it upon myself to do it the way I wanted and to share. Yet Another Random … »

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Yet Another Random Wallpaper Changer

Here’s yet another utility that, yep, you guessed it, is written in perl called chreli-randomwall. As the name implies, it’s random (keyword) wallpaper changer for desktop environments such as Openbox. Requirements The following are required for chreli-randomwall: x11-xserver-utils (needed for … »

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Yet Another Openbox Pipe-Menu Generator

If you ever used the openbox-menu command and it doesn’t work, chreli-ob-menu is a reasonable alternative(I could have a biased opinion on that though). It is yet another simple perl script (perl is your friend, embrace it) that reads .desktop files in /usr/share/applications and ~/.local/share/applications and generates <openbox_pipe_menu> entries when called from ~/.config/openbox/menu.xml. »

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Yet Another Simple Update Notifier

If you’re using a debian-based distro (such as Ubuntu or Linux Mint; both of which I view as Linux for Apple for Microsoft GUI babies either too lazy or afraid to use a terminal) or some derivative of RedHat (such … »

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Website Weather Integration

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to integrate your own, near real-time weather stats into your website. There are sites, such as AccuWeather (who should, in all honesty, change their name) and Weather Underground, that will do this for you, … »

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